MINUTES (unconfirmed until tabled at next meeting)


MPA meeting


Date/Time                    Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 6:05pm


Location                       1/25 Parker Street, Blenheim


Attendees                    Mike Budny, Gail Perano, Nicole Chauval, Mike Van Loon, Peter Chandler, Judyne Heissenbuttel, Bob Henderson




Last committee meeting minutes

  • Minutes from the last meeting were read and confirmed to be accurate

                                                                                    Judyne Heissenbuttel / Peter Chandler


Matters Arising

  • End of year function will be held at the Woodbourne Tavern in the back area. Mike Budny to check out music perhaps our local Karaoke person
  • Bob Henderson still to get quotes for new miniatures, repairs and engraving. The quotes are coming from Awards and Badges & Medals
  • Van for the Seddon Shield has been agreed to come from Collets Commercial Rentals. 12 seater van including the first 800km, 30cents for each km over 800

                                                                                                    Gail Perano / Peter Chandler



  • Received funding approval from Pub Charities for $2,654.00 to get new rep t-shirts

Financial Report

  • Balance cheque book as at 21 July 2017 $ 3,431.01

Unpresented cheques                                                                 -$ 1,000.00

Unpresented deposits                                                                      $ 740.00

Balance of cheque account                                                       $ 3,171.01

  • Accounts paid

Unpresented cheques                                                                    -$ 420.00

Unpresented deposits                                                                      $ 560.00

Balance of cheque account once presented                           $ 3,311.01

  • Balance of Savings account as at 22 May 2017 $ 3,000.00

General Business

  • It has been suggested verbally that we change the rules we play to be the same rules as Super League. MPA are the only association playing World Rules.  If the committee receive a request in writing it will be discussed
  • The top Pairs and the top Singles must be played by the people who finish on top of the leader board. You can’t delegate another team member to play in your spot.  If the top Pairs or Singles are unable to play those games will be removed from the play-off
  • The date for the end of year function is the Saturday 7th October
  • There has been good feedback on the games played at Okaramio
  • Men play the Women in a mixed Tournament on Wednesday 23rd August
  • Rep Teams for Seddon Shield are:



Wayne Palatchie – Captain

Nicole Chauval - Captain

Peter Chandler - Selector

Celia Bason – Selector

Lewis Green

Caryn Robertson

Greg Croudis

Sandra Eden

Greg Hammond

Barbara Paton

Ceri Worts

Kim MacDonald

 Paul Enright

Judyne Heissenbuttel

Malcolm Anderson

Gail Perano

Tardi Landon-Lane - Manager

Lyn Dowler


Jan Kirini


Ross Paton – Manager

Meeting closed:        There being no further business the meeting closed at 7:20pm


Next meeting:            Wednesday 6 September 2017, 6pm at 1/25 Parker St, Blenheim

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