TECT is governed by six trustees, three of whom retire by rotation this year.  Nominations were sought from eligible TECT beneficiaries for the election of three trustees to hold office for the next four years.  Candidate nominations closed Friday 29 May at 12 noon. 

Independent Returning Officer, Warwick Lampp, says that this year there has again been strong interest in the election with 13 candidates nominated for the three positions available on the Trust. This compares to 19 in 2018, 11 candidates in 2016, and 19 candidates in 2014. 

The confirmed candidates for the 2020 election are:

  • BRIDGES Natalie
  • FARMER Peter
  • GEMMING Rachael
  • HOLLAND Bill
  • KING Phil
  • KLETCHKO Sharon
  • VAN DER JAGT Richard
  • WADE Christine
  • WHEELER Stephen
  • WHITE Peter
  • WILSON Tommy Kapai

Current trustee Amanda Sutcliffe has chosen not to stand, but Bill Holland and Natalie Bridges are re-standing.

An election is therefore required and will be conducted by postal and internet voting using the First Past the Post election method. Voting papers, together with information about the candidates will be sent to eligible TECT beneficiaries from Monday 22 June 2020. Each eligible beneficiary is entitled to one vote irrespective of how many power connections they may have Candidate names will be listed in alphabetical order on the voting documents.

Voting closes at 12 noon on Friday 17 July 2020.

Any queries can be directed to the Independent Returning Officer, Warwick Lampp, on the election helpline 0800 666 029.

For more information on the Trust or election, please contact:


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