Corporate Governance Principles and Guidelines
The Company is listed on both the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges. Corporate governance principles and guidelines have been introduced in both countries. These include the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, the New Zealand Stock Exchange Listing Rules relating to corporate governance, the NZX Corporate Governance Best Practice Code, and the New Zealand Securities Commission’s Corporate Governance Principles and Guidelines (collectively, the Principles).
The Governance Manual for the Company consists of various charters and policies. The Board considers that the Company’s corporate governance practices and procedures substantially reflect the Principles.