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InternetNZ Structural Reforms (2006 - 2009)

Information on the InternetNZ structural reforms.

In 2006 and 2007 an InternetNZ task-force worked with consultants to review the Society's structure. The objective of the review was to consider how the Society and its subsidiary bodies worked together and propose any improvements that would improve its ability to achieve its objects.

Background Briefing & Consultant's Report

A background to the Structural Review can be found at the following link:

Structural Review - April 2006

A briefing on the drivers for the structural review was given to InternetNZ members in February 2007. 

Background Briefing for Members - February 2007 (RTF)

The outcomes of the structural review are outlined in the following reports:

The Westlake Report - April 2007 (PDF)

InternetNZ Structural Review Papers - June 2007 (PDF)

Structural Reforms Proceed

Approval was given for InternetNZ to proceed with structural reforms at its July 2007 AGM. Rose Percival was engaged as the Implementation Manager for the structural reform project.

At its October 14, 2007 meeting Council resolved to accept a large number of recommendations put forward by Rose.

Among the more significant recommendations:

  • that the NZ Oversight Committee will be converted to a stand-alone company.
  • that an Executive Directors Oversight Committee be established.

A full list of the recommendations resolved by Council can be found below:

Structural Review Recommendations

Related Papers

InternetNZ Council - Functions and Role Descriptions

Planning and Reporting Timetable

Policy Accountabilities

Nominations and Appointments

Remuneration Policy

Obligations to Members

Executive Director's Oversight Board - Terms of Reference

Executive Director's Oversight Board - Delegations and Authorities

Domain Name Commission Ltd - Terms of Reference

Domain Name Commission Ltd - Delegations and Authorities

Domain Name Commission - Reporting Protocol

The Riley Report - June 2007




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