AGM Information

Preliminary Notice of AGM and Call for Board Nominations

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Union Medical Benefits Society Limited (UniMed) will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel, 166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8011 on Thursday 26 October at 6.00pm.

Notices of Resolution
Any Member of UniMed intending to bring forward a subject for discussion or to move a resolution at the AGM must give notice in writing to the Secretary on or prior to Tuesday 29 August 2017. Notices must specify the subject or set out the resolution to be moved in accordance with Rule 18 of UniMed’s Rules and must be dated and signed by the mover and seconder, both of whom must be members of UniMed. Any notices of resolution submitted after Tuesday 29 August 2017 will not be accepted.

The final agenda for the Annual General Meeting, including any notices of motion received from any Members, will be published in a newspaper in each of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin on or about 30 September 2017, and on the Society’s web site.

Board Election
Nominations for election to the Board of UniMed are now called for to fill vacancies due to the expiry of the three year term of any current elected Board members. This year, there is 1 Board position available for election. The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 5.00 pm.

A copy of the official nomination form can be found on the Society’s web site ( or by contacting The nominee, proposer and seconder involved in the process of nominating a person for a position on the UniMed Board must be members of UniMed as at the closing date of nominations and the nominee must have been a member for at least the preceding 12 months (other conditions apply if the nominee is a UniMed employee). The nominee should have read and understood the requirements and responsibilities as outlined in UniMed’s Rules available on the web site. A brief biography should accompany the nomination form. Nominees will be vetted against UniMed's Fit and Proper Person policy for Board members before their nomination is accepted.

J Huria
Chair, on behalf of the Board of UniMed
PO Box 1721
Christchurch 8140

19 August 2017


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