Te Puna Hall

Hall Guardianship

TE PUNA MEMORIAL HALL SOCIETY INCORPORATED

— connecting our community

OUR PURPOSE:

Our People

  1. To promote community enrichment.
  2. To remember and celebrate our local and wider cultural landscape.
  3. To value and preserve our local history.
  4. To reflect our diverse communities of interest.
  5. To promote education, the arts, and creativity in the community.
  6. To promote personal and community health and wellbeing.
  7. To invite partnerships with local non-profit organisations and schools to host meetings, celebrations, events, and family gatherings.
  8. To continue to explore how the hall can add value to the community.

Our Environment

  1. To create a welcoming, attractive space.
  2. To provide accessible, high-quality facilities that allow for a wide range of activities.
  3. To lead by example with good environmental practices.
  4. To acknowledge and celebrate our history.

Our Guardianship

  1. To act in accordance with our charitable purposes.
  2. To be a committed and enthusiastic committee with a range of strengths.
  3. To work effectively together to achieve our goals.
  4. To ensure financial sustainability.
  5. To meet all compliance requirements.
  6. To care for and maintain the building, facilities and surrounds.
  7. To explore how the hall can add value to the community.
  8. To regularly review and provide for succession needs.
  9. To be open and flexible to new opportunities.
  10. To be mindful of the demands on volunteers.

OUR PLANS:

Our People

  1. Update website to make it more welcoming and informative, and more user-friendly.
  2. Identify opportunities to promote the hall and upcoming events in social media and other media platforms to help raise its profile in the community.
  3. Develop a Hall User policy that allows for special dispensation to reduce barriers to use of the Hall.
  4. Endeavour to facilitate at least two community events per year.
  5. Investigate the viability of having a PR role.

Our Environment

  1. To develop a vision for the hall surrounds.
  2. To develop and implement relevant hall cleaning policy and practices.
  3. To budget for a caretaker/cleaner role.
  4. To develop relationships with preferred suppliers (e.g. technology, plant hire, catering, etc.)
  5. To investigate the possibility of solar installation and sources of funding to provide green energy.
  6. To support further development of the archive room.

Our Guardianship

  1. To regularly review committee membership and processes.
  2. To create an annual budget on which to base decisions.
  3. To regularly review financial results against projected budgets.
  4. To regularly review compliance requirements.
  5. To create a user-friendly and integrated website, booking and invoicing system.
  6. To formulate and review clear user policies and practices.
  7. To identify and seek funding opportunities.