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Risk and Audit CommitteeTe Komiti Tūraru me te Tātari Kaute

This Committee considers matters relating to risk management, assurance activities, and governance oversight including external reporting and audit matters and makes recommendations to Council.

Independent Chair: Stephanie Maloy

Deputy Chair: Xan Harding

Members:  Neil Kirton, Jock Mackintosh and Thompson Hokianga

Terms of reference

The purpose of the Risk and Audit Committee is to provide advice and recommend actions, responses and changes to the Council about risk management, assurance activities, governance oversight and internal control matters, including external reporting and audit matters. Specifically this includes the following matters:

  1. The robustness of Council’s risk management systems, policies, practice and assurance processes.

  2. The appropriateness of controls to safeguard the Council’s financial and non-financial assets, the integrity of internal and external reporting and accountability arrangements.

  3. Review the Council’s revenue and expenditure policies, amongst others, and the effectiveness of those policies in ensuring limited risk is generated.

  4. Assurance on the independence and adequacy of internal and external audit functions.

  5. Council’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards and best practice guidelines.

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