ESNZ has received two nominations for the position of ESNZ President for the 2018-19 season.

The ESNZ Constitution states that any contested election for the Presidency will be conducted via a ballot of all ESNZ Members who are eligible to vote.

Nominations for President have been received for:

– Mr Richard Sunderland (nominated by Ross Coles, seconded by Dirk Waldin)

– Mrs Vicki Glynn (nominated by Betty Brown, seconded by Chris Hodson)

The candidate CVs can be found here;

If you are an ESNZ member who is eligible to vote in this election you will be contacted by ESNZ via email with details on how to vote in a secure online format.

Any member who does not receive an email and who wishes to vote should contact the ESNZ office immediately on 04 499 8994 or email

The election will close at 5pm, Saturday 6 October 2018.

The result will be announced at the ESNZ Annual General Assembly on Tuesday 9 October 2018 in Wellington.

For information, only one nomination was received for the position of Vice President for 2018-19 by Nick Pyke (nominated by Lynda Clark, seconded by Don Robertson).  The appointment of Vice President will be made by voting delegates at the ESNZ AGA.