Audit & Risk Committee

Last updated: 18 Aug, 2022 03:24pm

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Terms of Reference

To monitor, evaluate and report to the Council on its financial, assurance and risk management policies, systems and processes and overview the performance of the Chief Executive.
  1. Monitor the identification and management of risks faced by the Council.
  2. Monitor the Council’s health and safety management system and identification of risks in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and any substitute legislation.
  3. Approve the annual external audit proposal.
  4. Review the external auditor’s management letter and management responses.
  5. Monitor management of the Council’s internal financial control environment, and report as appropriate to the Council on compliance with all external audit requirements and statutory responsibilities.
  6. Monitor and review the Council’s financial policies and financial performance.
  7. Review the draft Annual Report prior to consideration by Council, including consideration of reports from external auditors.
  8. Consider matters relating to the employment of the Chief Executive, including an annual performance review.


  • Chair: P Jones
  • Deputy Chair: R Cherry-Campbell
  • Members: Deputy Mayor R Vergunst; Cr D Williams; Marae Representative C Kawana; Marae Representative M Sebire


The Mayor and three elected members. The Committee may also have one appointed member who may also be the chair. A member appointed by Council will be on the basis of their skills and experience relevant to the purpose of the Committee. The appointed member will be eligible for payment.



Three elected members.

Quarterly, and as required. Meetings usually take place at Carterton Events Centre, at 9.30am on Thursdays.


Meeting Dates 2022
  • 17 February
  • 19 May
  • 18 August
  • 17 November

Meetings Archive

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Audit and Risk Committee
Wednesday 4 March 2020 – Agenda – Minutes
Wednesday 20 May 2020 – Agenda – Minutes
Wednesday 19 August 2020 – Agenda – Minutes
Wednesday 18 November 2020 – Agenda – Minutes
  • Audit and Risk Committee Meeting 19 December 2019 AgendaMinutes
  • Audit and Risk Committee Meeting 1 September 2019 Agenda
  • Audit and Risk Committee Meeting 22 August 2019 AgendaMinutes 
  • Audit and Risk Committee Meeting 9 May 2019 AgendaMinutes
  • Audit and Risk Committee Meeting 20 February 2019 AgendaMinutes