Minutes of Steering Committee Meeting, 7:30 pm, 14 November 1996


Brian Smith (Upper Hutt)
Leon Crosse (Silverstream)
Ralph Priddle, Gary Wilson (Masterton)
Harry Clark (Kapiti)
Don Pettett (Lower Hutt)
Peter Denee, Philippa Boy (Wellington)
Graeme & Linda Millard (Upper Hutt)


Nigel Spratt (Days Bay), Fiona Fowles (Kapiti).

Wellington Regional Interclub League

The following clubs have entered teams (doubles): Masterton (2), Upper Hutt (2), Silverstream (1), Khandallah (2), Kapiti (1), Wellington (1)

Update on the Park Avenue terrain

Work has commenced and the terrain should be ready by the end of November. Hold tournament at end of January or early February?

Report of meeting with New Zealand Pétanque Association Executive

The NZPA Executive rejected the idea of the WPA paying a capitation fee to the NZPA instead of individual membership. Participants in the National singles must be members of the NZPA. WPA asked to encourage all club members to join the NZPA.

NZPA talking to Air New Zealand and Pegueot re sponsorship.

Set up WPA Bank Account

Move: "That a cheque account with the BNZ, Upper Hutt be opened with the following two signatories: Chairperson and Secretary/Treasurer. One other member of the committee to be an alternative signatory". Moved: Ralph Priddle, Seconded: Philippa Boy

Alternative signatory: Don Pettett

General Business

Days Bay

Club opening 1.12.1996, 2:00 pm

Corporate events

Glengarry Wines holding a pétanque day for their clients on 1.12.1996 (2:00 pm) at the Wellington Petanque Club terrain.

Sets of Boule

Upper Hutt to lend some money for the purchase of boule to use at corporate events and to hire to clubs (Upper Hutt currently owns 24 boule). Wellington Pétanque club to contribute $200 towards the cost. Boule to be held by the WPA. Clubs will be able to hire boule for corporate events and openings etc. Hire charge: $1.00 per boule plus freight.

Brian W Smith
Secretary/Treasurer, WPA Steering Committee