Proposed Timeline for Merger

The below timeline has been created but the NZL Merger Working Group with review by the independent lawyer.

Any feedback to this timing, please send this through. 

Date
Action
Description
1 March to 3 April 2020Consultation PeriodPeriod for the NZ Lacrosse community to review the draft constitution and proposed approach to merger for feedback.
14-15 MarchSenior Nationals TournamentCollege Rifles Auckland. Members of the NZL Merger Working Group will be present at this tournament.
14 MarchNZLA Special General MeetingSGM Meeting held to vote on the intention to change the constitution
TBCAuckland Briefing SessionA session to be run by members of the NZL Merger Working Group held in Auckland region. An opportunity for Auckland Lacrosse community to hear more about the merger, ask questions and provide feedback.
TBCWaikato Briefing SessionA session to be run by members of the NZL Merger Working Group held in the Waikato region. An opportunity for the Waikato Lacrosse community to hear more about the merger, ask questions and provide feedback.
TBCZoom Briefing SessionA session to be run by members of the NZL Merger Working Group held via Zoom – open to people from all regions to attend. An opportunity for NZ Lacrosse community to hear more about the merger, ask questions and provide feedback.
6-17 AprilReview feedback and prepare document of comments/findingsFeedback will be reviewed by the independent lawyer and the Executives of NZLA, NZWLA and NZALU. The NZL Merger Working Group will also meet with Sport NZ to review feedback and ensure an independent party is involved in this process.
Week commencing 20 AprilPublish comments/findingsThe NZL Merger Working Group will publish the findings and comments towards feedback received in the consultation period.
MayNZLA AGMRatify new constitution and change in name to NZL
MayInterim NZL Board Appointed
MayNZL Membership SubmissionsAll Regional Bodies and Associate Members will be asked to submit to the interim NZL Board to become members of the NZL
May – SeptemberNZALU and NZWLA AGM or SGMGeneral Meetings held by both NZALU and NZWLA to ratify dissolving of each association and to facilitate the movement of all assets to NZL


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