The NZSA Congress is NZSA’s supreme controlling organ, dealing with a variety of matters including election of the NZSA President and the NZSA Executive Committee
The NZSA Congress is NZSA’s supreme controlling organ.
An Ordinary Congress is held every year. A second Ordinary Congress may be called by the NZSA Executive Committee to deal with financial matters and/or matters of particular significance.
The press conference following the 2019 Congress
Matters within its power include:
- receipt and consideration of the NZSA Annual Report
- acknowledgement of the financial report and the auditors’ report, approval of the annual accounts and budget
- election of the NZSA President
- election of NZSA Executive Committee members, and ratification of the Executive Committee members elected by the New Zealand Club Association (HCA) and New Zealand Divisions & Leagues.
- election of the New Zealand members of the OSC Council
- election of the auditing body
- amendment of the NZSA Statutes
- consideration and taking of decisions on proposals
- consideration of membership applications and the exclusion of a member or member association
- decisions on the lifting or continuation of the suspension of a member association, NZSA Executive Committee member or a member of another body
- consideration of proposals for the dismissal of a NZSA Executive Committee member or the NZSA organs for the administration of justice
- receipt and consideration of the FISA and OSC Congress agenda
- receipt and consideration of the minutes of the previous NZSA Congress
- bestowal of honorary membership
An Extraordinary Congress may be convened by the NZSA Executive Committee, or at the written request of one fifth or more of the NZSA member associations, stating the items to be placed on the agenda.
Auckland, North Island,New Zealand, staged the xxth Ordinary NZSA Congress on 7th April 2018. The main items on the agenda were:
- NZSA Annual Report for 2016/17
- Reports of the committee chairmen
– NZSA President (for a four-year term)
– NZSA Executive Committee (eight members, including at least one female, for a four-year term)
– OSC Council (two OSC vice-presidents for a four-year term, one ordinary member for a four-year term, and two ordinary members for a two-year term)
- Ratification of a new representative of the New Zealand Club Association (SCA) on the NZSA Executive Committee
- Ratification of new members of the NZSA Organs for the Administration of Justice
- The full Congress can be watched here
The xxst Ordinary NZSA Congress will take place in Glasgow on 26-28 March 2021.
NZSA may, on the proposal of the NZSA Executive Committee, bestow the status of honorary president or honorary membership upon a person for especially meritorious services to New Zealand Subbuteo.
- 2017/18 NZSA Annual Report
- 2017/18 NZSA Financial Report
- 2017/18 NZSA Financial Report – annex
- 2017/18 Report of the President and Executive Committee – NZSA Administration Report
- 2018/19 NZSA Financial Planning
- 2018/19 NZSA Annual Report
- 2018/19 NZSA Financial Report
- 2018/19 NZSA Financial Report – annex
- 2018/19 Report of the President and Executive Committee – NZSA Administration Report
- 2019/20 NZSA Financial Planning
- 2019/20 NZSA Annual Report
- 2019/20 NZSA Financial Report
- 2019/20 NZSA Financial Report – annex
- 2019/20 Report of the President and Executive Committee – NZSA Administration Report
- 2020/21 NZSA Financial Planning
Honorary presidents may attend the NZSA Congress and NZSA Executive Committee meetings in an advisory capacity, but have no vote. Honorary members may attend the NZSA Congress in an advisory capacity, but have no vote.
NZSA honorary president
NZSA honorary members