Tuesday, 10 October 2017
VOTING FOR THE 2017 FONTERRA ELECTIONS AND ANNUAL MEETING RESOLUTIONS UNDERWAY
Voting is now open for the 2017 Fonterra Board of Directors’ Elections, the Shareholders’ Councillor Elections in 10
wards, and six Annual Meeting resolutions.
This year Shareholders have the opportunity to elect three Fonterra Directors. The three candidates are Independent
Nomination process candidates Brent Goldsack, Andy Macfarlane and John Monaghan. Each candidate requires Shareholder
support of over 50% of votes to be elected.
Fonterra Shareholders have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of the Director candidates at the seven Directors’
Election Candidate meetings which run from Monday, 16 October to Thursday, 19 October 2017.
The dates and locations are set out as follows:DateTimeLocationVenueMonday, 16 October10.30amInvercargillAscot Park Hotel, corner of Tay Street and Racecourse RoadMonday, 16 October7pmAshburtonAshburton Hotel, 11/35 Racecourse Road, Allenton
Tuesday, 17 October10.30amPalmerston NorthPalmerston North Convention Centre, 354 Main StreetTuesday, 17 October7pmStratfordStratford Golf Club, Pembroke Road EastWednesday, 18 October11amRotoruaNovotel Hotel, Lake End, Tutanekai StreetWednesday, 18 October7pmHamiltonMystery Creek Events Centre, 125 Mystery Creek Road
Thursday, 19 October11.30amWhangareiThe Barge, 474 Maunu Road
Elections for the Fonterra Shareholders’ Council are required in 10 wards, as follows:
4 – Waikato West
7 – Waipa
8 – South Waikato
12 – Central Plateau
13 – Central Taranaki
16 – Central Districts West
18 – Wairarapa
19 – Tasman/Marlborough
21 – Central Canterbury
24 – Eastern Southland
The voting period runs from Tuesday, 10 October to 10.30am on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. The results will be determined
and announced after the close of voting. All successful candidates take office at the close of the Annual Meeting.
Voting is also open for the Annual Meeting resolutions. Shareholders are being asked to vote on six ordinary business
Shareholders can vote online, and via post in respect of both the Fonterra Elections and Annual Meeting resolutions
until 10.30am on Tuesday, 31 October 2017.
Shareholders can also vote in person or via proxy for only the Annual Meeting resolutions at the Annual Meeting being
held on Thursday, 2 November 2017 at the Fonterra Whareroa site in Hawera.
Any queries regarding the Fonterra Elections should be directed to the Returning Officer on the Election Helpline
freephone 0800 666 034.
Returning Officer – 2017 Fonterra Elections
Mobile: 021 498 517
Election Helpline: Freephone 0800 666 034