|Supplementary Deed of Agreement
Wesley College Trust Board
THIS DEED OF AGREEMENT is made on the day of two thousand and ten (2010) between the Wesley College Trust Board hereinafter referred to as "the Proprietor" of the first part and HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN acting by and through the Minister of Education (hereinafter referred to as "The Minister") of the second part.
A. By Deed of Agreement bearing the date the 30th day of November 1976 as varied by any subsequent supplementary agreements (hereinafter referred to as "the Deed of Agreement), the Minister acting pursuant to section 7(2) of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975, established Wesley College School (hereinafter referred to as "the School") as an integrated school.
B. The Proprietor and the Minister are now agreed to vary the Deed of Agreement pursuant to section 7(9) of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975.
NOW THIS DEED OF AGREEMENT WITNESSETH THAT IT IS HEREBY COVENANTED AGREED AND DECLARED BY AND BETWEEN THE PARTIES HERETO AS FOLLOWS:
1. THAT clause four of the Principal Deed is hereby deleted and is replaced with:
THE parties hereto accept and agree that Wesley College was originally established to provide education with a special character and that at the date hereto it provides education with a special character described in this clause.
Wesley College is a multi-ethnic school that has a direct affiliation with the Methodist Church of New Zealand - Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa. The Methodist Church of New Zealand - Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa is a Treaty-based Church that expresses its governance in a bicultural, power-sharing partnership between Te Taha Maori and Tauiwi.
This has historical and contemporary relevance that is expressed within the College as:
- Treasuring our Christian and Methodist heritage and learning to express it relevantly. This includes religious observances.
- Openness to the future and to new insights, experiences and people.
- Support for values that respect the integrity of persons and communities.
- Consideration of the needs of others, especially the economically marginalized.
- Use of language and images that are inclusive and which express equality.
- Provision of safe environments in which students can learn to live and work together in harmony.
- Opposition to cultures of violence and to systems of domination and exclusion.
- Processes for dealing with conflict, harassment, abuse and violation.
Wesley College seeks to provide a broad-based education with special attentions to numeracy, literacy and other key competencieS. This emphasis on a broad-based education is expressed in the College motto: Fide, Litteris, Labore - Faith, Letters (learning) and Labour (hard work).
Wesley College has a special obligation to provide education for students of Maori and Pacific Islands descent and students whose family and personal circumstances require special care.
Wesley College caters primarily for students boarding at the Proprietor's hostel with which it has a close association. It is acknowledged by the parties hereto that the Proprietor's hostel provides for residential accommodation with a special character that is an essential component of the special character of the school as defined in this clause.
2. All the other terms of the Principal Deed not varied or modified by the provisions of this Deed are hereby confirmed.
and sealed with the Common Seal of the Wesley College Trust Board
in the presence of:
Senior Manager, National Operations,
Ministry of Education pursuant
to authority delegated by the Minister of Education acting
on behalf of HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
in the presence of: