New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Board Member 2020/GOV01

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From: john luke

Dear Ministry for Culture and Heritage,

I noted on the website,

there is no Job Specification attached, can you please provide the Job Specification?

Yours faithfully,

john luke

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From: Keegan Platten
Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Kia Ora -

Thank you for your email. The requirements of directors of Crown entities is set out in the Crown Entities Act 2004 and the entities own governing legislation. In this case, this is the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Act 2004.

Links to both Acts are here:

The specific provisions in the Crown Entities Act 2004 relating to board member requirements for appointment are set out in sections 28-32. Individual board member duties are set out in sections 53-57, and collective duties of the board are described in sections 49-52 of the Act.

Further, the Ministry website also provides details on its website relating to responsibilities and expectations for Board Members. You can view this here:

You have the right under section 28(3) of the OIA to seek an investigation of this response by the Ombudsman. However, if you have further questions, please get in touch and we would be happy to help.

Kind regards,

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