Board of Trustees
Pub Charity's activities are overseen by the Board of Trustees. According to the Deed of Trust and Department of Internal Affairs, the Board must take responsibility for:
- ensuring funds are used for charitable purposes
- how Pub Charity should operate
All aspects of Pub Charity operations are overseen by and subject to the scrutiny of the Department of Internal Affairs.
Maurice D Hayes, Chairman
A chartered accountant by profession, Maurice has spent over 40 years in public practice. The purchase of a hotel in 1971 marked Maurice's entry into the hospitality industry. He has diverse business interest and several company directorship. He continues to combine his industry involvement with his accountancy business. Maurice has been a Trustee of Pub Charity since 1995.
Address: PO Box 72 176, Papakura, Auckland
Bill McLean, Trustee
Bill has maintained a long involvement with the hospitality industry, both in New Zealand and overseas. His purchase of another 'Bar & Café' establishment in Feilding has brought Bill back up to the North Island where he maintains a strong interest and involvement in various sporting codes (which in the past included being a founder member of the Manawatu Rugby Board and a committee member of the Manawatu Racing Club). Bill was appointed a Trustee for Pub Charity in March 1995.
Address: PO Box 477, Feilding
David McNay, Trustee
David is a Southlander born and bred, with a lifetime of community service which continues to this day.David's long association with Pub Charity began as a founding member in 1989. He became a Pub Charity Trustee in January 2004. David was a Trustee of the Hump Ridge Track Trust and the Southland Youth Adventure Trust, both for twelve years. Now retired to Queenstown, David remains a true Southlander and is still actively involved with arranging and leading tours of the region. Address: P O Box 27009, Wellington
Brian Counihan, Trustee
Brian has enjoyed a very successful career path in the hospitality industry commencing as an apprentice chef in Canterbury culminating with a position at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan. Hotel management beckoned and for the next 30 years Brian was involved at the top level during which time a course at Cornell University, New York, was completed. A period in Fiji also included PATA Fiji and board member of the Fiji Hotel Assn.Brian currently enjoys gardening, bowls, semi-retirement and a directorship.
Address: PO Box 39002, Christchurch
As Director New Zealand for Right Management, a global management consulting firm specialising in people development and management strategies, Rod is well-placed to assist the Trust board in guiding and supporting the management team. Rod is a member of the Institute of Directors, a trustee of Workbase (National Centre for Workforce Literacy & Language) and chairman of an olive oil processing company. Rod's close links to political and business networks will provide helpful insights into government policies that may affect Pub Charity's community activities.
Address: PO Box 801, Wellington
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Deed of Trust
The activities of Pub Charity are overseen by its Board of Trustees according to the Pub Charity Deed of Trust. The Deed of Trust covers:
- the use of funds for charitable purposes
- how the Trustees should operate
- Trustees powers to invest funds and take part in commercial activities
- venue relationship with Pub Charity
All aspects of Pub Charity operations are overseen by and subject to the scrutiny of the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), as well as independent auditors.
View a pdf copy of our Deed of Trust.
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Net Proceeds Committee
Pub Charity's Net Proceeds Committee meets each month to consider donations. The Net Proceeds Committee's decision is final as to the success or otherwise of any application. The Net Proceeds Committee is made up of at least three of the members of Pub Charity's Board of Trustees and/or a person appointed to the Committee by the Board.
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Pub Charity Staff
Regional Manager, Southern
Phone 021 772 186
Operations Manager, Southern
Phone 021 442 193
Service Manager, Southern
Phone 021 782 889
Services Manager, Tasman/Marlborough
Phone 021 229 7039
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