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NZP Council Elected at AGM 2017 (Photo - Nicola Dench)
Nicole Kolig
Aimee McCleod
Anthea Grob
Jane McCulla
Ali Goodman
Nicola Dench
Meagan Blake

Structure

NZ Potters is an incorporated society which is administered by a council made up of:

  • a president
  • two vice presidents
  • an immediate past president
  • an administrator (Secretary/treasurer)
  • seven regional council members
  • the editor of Ceramics Quarterly
  • the web manager of nzpotters.com

Meetings

The general administration of the society is managed by the administrator who coordinates monthly "Skype meetings" under the guidance of the president. At present information is emailed out to Council and a monthly "Skype" meeting is arranged. Issues and motions are discussed at the Skype meeting, Motions proposed are emailed out to all council members in the form of a voting paper. The results are recorded in official minutes which are available in the "Members Area".

Conferences are an opportunity for the council to meet face-to-face which they do in a meeting which is followed up by the AGM.

Communication

Regional Council Members communicate with the members in their region on a regular basis familiarizing them with current issues and collecting feedback which may influence their council decisions.

Members may also express their opinions via the Members Only forum which is available to them when logged in to the Members Area or via "Letters to the Editor" of Ceramics Quarterly or the e-newsletter.

For more details about the structure and administration of NZP members may consult the constitution which is available when logged in to the members area.

Following is a list of the current NZP Council.

President
Nicola Dench
The Clay Penguin
13 Hector Street
Seatoun
Wellington 6022
Phone: 04 938 3356
Email: theclaypenguin@hotmail.com

Vice President 1
(elected by AGM)
Louis Kittleson
190 Driving Creek Rd
Coromandel 3506
Phone: 07 866 8866
Email: tokateaclayworks@gmail.com
Vice President 2
(elected by Council)
Jane McCulla
445 Governors Bay Road
Rapaki
RD1
Lyttelton
Christchurch 8971
Phone: 03 3299619
Email: janemcculla@gmail.com
Past President
Kelvin Bradford
9 Freemans Way
Pinehaven
Silverstream
Upper Hutt
Wellington
Phone: 021 081 45594
Email: cavern@ihug.co.nz

Northland
Ali Goodman
PO Box 82
Hikurangi
Phone: 09 929 9336
Email: gingerjandal@gmail.com

Auckland
Emily Siddell
36 Leslie Avenue
Sandringham
Auckland 1025
Phone: 09 815 5993
Email: emily.steve@xtra.co.nz

Waikato
Jenni Taris
49 Webster Rd
R D 4
Hamilton
Phone: 078566149
Email: jenni@taris.co.nz

Central North Island
Laura Pearce
508 Shakespeare Tce
Bluff Hill
Napier 4110
Email: laurapearcenz@gmail.com

Nelson/Marlborough
Michael Potter
23B Tahi St
Mapua
Nelson 7005
Phone: 03 540 2251
Email: mrpotter@vodafone.co.nz

Wellington/Western Districts
Aimée McLeod
35 Huntleigh Park Way
Ngaio
Wellington 6035
Phone: (04) 970 7093
Email: mazpots@paradise.net.nz

Canterbury/West Coast
Jane McCulla
445 Governors Bay Road
Rapaki
RD1
Lyttelton
Christchurch 8971
Phone: 03 3299619
Email: janemcculla@gmail.com

Otago/Southland
Nicole Kolig
P.O. Box 50
Portobello
Dunedin
Phone: 03 4780911
Email: kolig@xtra.co.nz

Administrator
Meagan Blake
PO Box 14680
Kilbirnie
Wellington 6241
Email: secretarynzpotters@gmail.com

Ceramics Quarterly Editor
Anthea Grob
Email: grobanthea@gmail.com
Web Manager
Lawrence Ewing
1016 Ellis Rd
Five Rivers
RD3
Lumsden
Phone: 03 973 5997
Email: lawrenceewing8@gmail.com


New Zealand Potters (Inc.)


Registered as an incorporated society in 1965 by an enthusiastic group of potters in Wellington, New Zealand, NZ Potters (Inc.) has grown to become a significant international voice in New Zealand ceramics. The affiliation of about three dozen independent pottery clubs throughout New Zealand together with a number of corporate businesses greatly increases its effective membership. We are a national, not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of practising potters and ceramicists, students of ceramics and all those interested in New Zealand ceramics. We actively support and promote quality, and we encourage and support specialist ceramics education nationally.
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