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2016 annual general meeting

Wools of New Zealand Limited

Notice of FOURTH Annual General Meeting


To be held at:
The crown hotel, cnr bridge st and harding road napier


Date & Time:
wednesday 2 november 2016 at 2:00pm



  1. Apologies
  2. Presentation of the Annual Report and Accounts
  3. Chairman of Directors Report
  4. Chief Executive Report
  5. Appointment of Auditors
  6. Election of Directors
  7. General Business
  8. Close of meeting followed by refreshments


Annual Report

The Company Annual Report for the period ended 30 June 2016 is now available for viewing – Click here to download a copy.  If shareholders require a printed hard copy version of the Annual Report they are asked to contact Avril Jordan on avril.jordan@woolsnz.com or telephone 0800 OURWOOL (0800 687 9665) (copies are available free of charge).  The Company has not prepared a concise annual report for the same period.


Appointment of Auditor

The Company will call for the re-appointment of the auditor, BDO New Zealand Limited, by way of an ordinary resolution.


Directors Elections

Mark Shadbolt, as a grower-appointed director, is due to retire by rotation in accordance with the Company’s Constitution and offers himself for re-election.

Keith Sutton, as a grower-appointed director, resigned effective from 30 June 2016.

As always, shareholders are encouraged to put forward nominees for the vacant board positions.  Accordingly, the Board hereby calls for any other nominations for the position of grower-appointed director.


Director Nomination Forms

Director nominations should be completed on the Company’s official nomination form, a copy of which can be obtained from Avril Jordan by emailing avril.jordan@woolsnz.com.  

Completed nominations must be received by Avril Jordan no later than 5.00pm on Tuesday 11 October 2016.  If there is more than one nomination for the vacant position of grower-appointed director, an election will be held at the AGM by secret ballot.


Proxy Forms

If you are unable to attend the meeting you are invited to register your vote by proxy.  Proxy forms are available to download click here to download a Proxy Form or by telephone 0800 OURWOOL (0800 687 9665).  Completed proxies can be emailed to avril.jordan@woolsnz.com or posted to Wools or New Zealand, PO Box 16819, Christchurch 8441.  To be effective, proxies need to be received by the Company no later than 5.00pm Friday 28 October 2016.




An ordinary shareholders’ resolution is one that is approved by a simple majority (more than half) of the Company’s shareholders who are entitled to, and do, vote on the matter. 


Any shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the AGM may vote either by being present in person or by proxy.  A proxy must be appointed by a written notice signed by the shareholder, which must state whether the appointment is for a particular meeting, or for a specified term not exceeding 12 months.  A proxy need not be a shareholder of the Company but is entitled to attend and be heard as if the proxy were a shareholder. 

Shareholders Questions and Discussion

Shareholders may submit in writing questions to be considered at the AGM.  Written questions should be emailed to avril.jordan@woolsnz.com to be received no less than 48 hours prior to the AGM. The Company reserves the right not to address any questions that, in the Board’s opinion, are not reasonable to address in the context of an AGM.




Click here to download the Wools of New Zealand 2016 Annual Report

Click here to download the Wools of New Zealand 2016 Strategic Review

Click here to download the Wools of New Zealand 2016 Financial Statements

Click here to download the Wools of New Zealand 2016 AGM Proxy Form


get in touch with us


Wools of New Zealand Ltd

Aviation House, Building 1, Level 1
12 Orchard Rd
Christchurch 8053

PO Box 16819, Hornby
Christchurch 8441
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 687 9665
Fax: +64 3 344 0595
Email: info.nz@woolsnz.com
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