Official Notice of the HITO AGM

The New Zealand Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation Incorporated (“HITO”) is pleased to advise that Board and all Members, that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of HITO will be held on Monday 1 May 2017.

The meeting will take place at MACs Brewbar Conference Centre Cable Room, Corner of Taranaki and Cable Street
Wellington. Tea and coffee will be available at 9.30am and the AGM starts at 10am.

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Important Points

Board Member Vacancies

Three Board member positions are available:

  • 2x Elected Board Member position to be elected at the AGM by employer members.
  • 1x Appointed Board Member position to be appointed by the HITO Board Appointments Panel and confirmed at the AGM.

Applications closed at 5pm Thursday 2 March 2017 (60 days before the AGM).

Thank you to all who applied. Applications have now gone to the HITO Board Appointments Panel for consideration and their recommendations for the elected vacancies will appear in the HITO AGM papers going out to HITO members 21 days before the HITO AGM.

AGM Papers

AGM paperwork including agenda, remits, previous minutes, voting and proxy forms will be posted to members and available on this website no later than Monday 10 April 2017 (21 days before the AGM). The Annual Report will available as a download and a printed copy available at the AGM.

Motions and items of business

HITO Board or any Employer Members can submit proposed motions (alterations to the HITO Constitution) or other items of business for consideration at the AGM. These must be received in writing on the Proposed Motion 2017 form downloadable below and sent to the HITO CEO no later than 5pm Monday 3 April 2017 (28 days before the AGM).

Employer Member Delegates

Employer Members who wish to appoint a delegate to represent them at the AGM should forward, in writing, the name of their delegate to the HITO CEO by 10am Monday 24 April 2017.

Member Representatives

Association Members, Education Members and Corporate Members can appoint a representative to represent them at the AGM. Forward in writing the name of the representative, and who they represent to the HITO CEO by 10am Monday 24 April 2017.

Other Attendees

Any other HITO members  or those interested in HITO and our objectives who wish to attend the AGM must notify HITO CEO by 10am Monday 24 April 2017.

Proxy & Electronic Votes

Voting is by HITO Employer members and can be done by a proxy or electronic vote. The process and forms for voting will be included in the AGM papers. The deadline for submitting Postal and Electronic Voting Forms is 10am Saturday 29 April 2017 (48 hours before the AGM)

Returning Officer and Scruitineers

The Returning Officer and scruitineers will be confirmed on the AGM Agenda and notified on the HITO website at a later date.

Contact details

Rob McMaster
Address: HITO, PO Box 11764, Wellington
Call: 0272984483
Email: rob.mcmaster[at]