Shaping our Future AGM 2018

4 October 2018

Shaping our Future welcomes Shaun Gilbertson from Wanaka to the Board following the AGM on 1 November 2018.

Chair Alastair Porter thanked Kathy Dedo and Esther Whitehead for their invaluable contribution to the Shaping our Future board.   Both joined in 2015 and stood down this year. 

Full Board:  Alastair Porter, Reece Gibson, Guy Hughes, AJ Mason, Maree Baker-Galloway, Julie Perry, Barry Bruce, Michael Sly and Matthew Day

Trent Yeo, Matt Hollyer, Mark Morrison and Jim Boult joined the AGM to discuss the future of tourism in the Queenstown Lakes.  Notes on the discussion are available in the minutes.

Shaping our Future AGM Minutes 2018


Notice of Shaping our Future Inc Annual General Meeting 2018

We invite you to join us for our Annual General Meeting - all welcome

"The Future of Tourism in the Queenstown Lakes District"
Jim Boult, Trent Yeo, Matt Hollyer and Mark Morrison (background info) join us for a panel discussion on the future of tourism in our district.  Our panel will share their views, ideas and thoughts on what we might expect and how we manage growth and its impact on our community.  This will be followed by a Q&A session.

Date:  Thursday 1 November 2018 at 5.30pm
Venue:  Queenstown Memorial Centre
RSVP: [email protected] or phone Anita on 021 222 1231

Shaping our Future Agenda AGM 2018

Shaping our Future Meeting Minutes AGM 2017

Shaping our Future Annual Report 2018


Nominations for Board Members: 

We have received the following nominations for Board members for five available spaces (read profiles) :

Alastair Porter (re-standing)
Guy Hughes (re-standing)
Reece Gibson (re-standing)
Maree Baker-Galloway
Shaun Gilbertson


Shaping our Future will report on significant progress in 2018 including:

  • Freshwater Forum update (taskforce progress)

  • Lake Hayes and Shotover Country Community Results

  • Frankton Community Forum results

  • Queenstown and Upper Clutha Transport Report update on progress

  • Arrowtown and Glenorchy Community Visioning Report update on progress

  • Our submissions and activities representing the views you, as a community have expressed. 

  • Plans for 201


Nominations for Board Members:

The Shaping Our Future Board is responsible for administering and managing the Society and ensuring its purposes are carried out according to its rules. (Refer Society rules).  The Board consists of three Officers (Chair/President, Secretary, Treasurer) and a minimum of three Members in addition to the Officers. 
Nominations close Friday 26th October 2018 at 5pm.
Nominees and Nominator must be members of Shaping Our Future Inc.

Download the nomination form
Note:  Only full registered members of Shaping our Future Inc are eligible to vote at the AGM for Board Members. Individual membership is free! Join Now

If you would like to discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Board, time commitment etc please get in touch with Anita on 021 222 1231.


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The Queenstown Lakes District is a unique area facing unique challenges.  Many agencies and individuals are focused on the problems of today. Without knowing where we want to go, how can we move in the right direction? 

Shaping our Future was formed to put communities at the forefront of shaping tomorrows future today.  We invite you to support us in creating a better future for our children, grandchildren and beyond.  We look to the long term - where do we want to be in 30, 40, 50 years?  Our process is designed to put in place actions to achieving our vision.

If we don't, who will?


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