2021 AGM: 3 pm on Saturday 19 March 2022

The Committee held a Special meeting on Sunday 23 January 2022 to discuss the previously postponed 2021 AGM.

The postponed 2021 AGM will be held at 3 pm on Saturday 19 March 2022 in Manakau Hall.

Vaccine passes and IDs will be checked at the door.

Those who can’t attend can send a proxy vote via the Chair (John Hewitson).

Further information will be emailed only to members and not put on the website.

Please make sure you have:

  1. paid your membership fee before 07 March 2022. If you cannot pay online and need to pay by cash contact Fran the Treasurer at treasurer@waikawabeach.org.nz.
  2. given us your correct email address.

As always, we are also calling for nominations for Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and committee members. The current Chair and Secretary have said they are retiring from those roles.

Note the Rules of the WBRA state in part:

  • The AGM shall elect a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and a Committee of 6 and no more than 12 members.
  • The Annual Report and Annual Accounts will be approved.
  • Notices of motion must be lodged with the Secretary 14 days prior to the Annual Meeting.
  • At all General Meetings every financial member present shall have one vote.
  • All voting shall be by a show of hands or secret ballot.
  • The quorum for any General Meeting shall be not less than 10 members.

RIP Elaine White

It with great sadness that we advise the Waikawa Beach community that Elaine White passed away last Sunday.

Our deepest condolences go to her family and friends.

As Treasurer Elaine kept the finances in perfect order for the Waikawa Beach Ratepayers Association since 01 January 2013. She will be sorely missed by her many friends and acquaintances in this community.

Elaine White death notice.

Highlights from the 2020 AGM of the WBRA

In spite of a last moment change of venue to the Manakau Hall, about 40 or 50 people found their way to the Waikawa Beach Ratepayers Association AGM on Sunday, 27 December 2020.

2020 WBRA AGM at Manakau hall.
2020 WBRA AGM at Manakau hall.

While the official minutes aren’t available yet, here are a few informal highlights.

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WBRA Annual Report 2020


The following were elected to the committee for the 2020 year. John Hewitson, Chairperson; Elaine White, Treasurer; Pip Clout, Secretary; Committee: Miraz Jordan, Dominic Hayden, Gary Whitaker, Yvonne Small, Lesley-Anne Walker, Debra Betts, Patrick O’Sullivan, Glen Belsham.

Our secretary Pip Clout has joined us at a very difficult time with the onset of Covid 19. After the first meeting communications became very disjointed. Pip has done very well in getting information and passing it on to the committee.

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WBRA 2019 AGM Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes: Annual General Meeting of the Waikawa Beach Ratepayers Association

Friday 27th December 2019 at Hank Edwards Reserve

Apologies received: Chris Wood, Jan Jordan, Yvonne Small, Brent & Eve Hayden

Confirmation that the minutes of the AGM for 2018 were a true and correct record.

Moved: LA Walker

Second: E. White

Business Arising:

Miratanas allowing maintenance on beach access

Policy re comments on website to be policed

Walkway – Manga Pirau St – not approved

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