The Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering Body will hold its annual general meeting on 14 February 2016 at 11.30am at Murihiku Marae, 408 Tramway Road, Invercargill.

Light refreshments will be available at the conclusion of the Non-Rakiura Māori business at 12.30pm, before the resumption of the meeting for Rakiura Māori.

Permits to enter the Rakiura Tītī Islands (former Crown Islands) in accordance with the Rakiura Tītī Islands Bylaws 2005 will be dealt with at this meeting. Applications for permits must be in writing on the form set-out in the bylaws and must be received on time.

Note – the closing date for applications for permits to build and entry permits for non-Rakiura Māori (except for whānau) is 14 January 2016 at 5pm. Permits for Rakiura Māori and their whānau to enter the islands must be received by 12 noon on permit day.

Elections will be held to fill three vacancies on the administering body. Nominations for these positions must be on the appropriate form and be received by the administering body no later than 5pm on 14 January 2016. No late nominations will be accepted.

Work programmes under consideration by the administering body for 2016 will be presented at the meeting. Nomination forms and application for permit forms are available from the secretary, Rakiura Administering Body, PO Box 316, Invercargill; or email [email protected]. All correspondence is to be forwarded to the secretary at the PO Box address provided. Nā Tane Davis chairman, Rakiura Tītī Islands Administering Body.