Annual Report 2011/12

Download the 2011/12 Annual Report (3.4MB PDF)

You can also pick up a copy through Council’s customer service centre or phone +64 3 546 0200.

The audited Annual Report is Nelson City Council’s key public accountability document. The full Annual Report covers the Council’s financial and service performance over the past year.

The summary gives you an overview of what was covered in the Annual Report, with the main headlines and information to accurately describe how your Council has performed.

The summary cannot provide a complete understanding of Council’s financial and service performance and financial position. For the full account, refer to the Annual Report 2012.

The summary financial statements included here were prepared in compliance with Financial Reporting Standard No.43 Summary Financial Statements issued by the Financial Reporting Standards Board of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, May 2007.

The financial information is shown in New Zealand dollars. This summary was authorised for issue by the Mayor and Chief Executive on 1 November 2012. The summary financial report was extracted from the Nelson City Council 2011/12 Annual Report, dated 30 October 2012 and was audited by Audit New Zealand, which issued an unmodified opinion dated 30 October 2012.

Independent Auditor’s Report

Audit New Zealand issued an unmodified audit report on this summary on 1 November 2012.

The report confirmed that, in the auditor’s opinion the information in the summary complies with requirements and fairly and consistently represents the main matters covered in the full annual report.

The complete auditor’s report is available on request. It can be viewed in Council’s customer service centre or online www.nelsoncitycouncil.co.nz Audit New Zealand also issued an unmodified report on the full annual report, which is included in the annual report document.

Matters relating to the electronic presentation of the audited financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information.

This audit report relates to the financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information of Nelson City Council (the City Council) and group for the year ended 30 June 2012 included on the City Council’s website. The Council is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the City Council’s website.

We have not been engaged to report on the integrity of the City Council’s website. We accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information since they were initially presented on the website.

The audit report refers only to the financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information named above. It does not provide an opinion on any other information which may have been hyperlinked to or from the financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information. If readers of this report are concerned with the inherent risks arising from electronic data communication they should refer to the published hard copy of the audited financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information as well as the related audit report dated 30 October 2012 to confirm the information included in the audited financial statements, non-financial performance information and the other information presented on this website.

Legislation in New Zealand governing the preparation and dissemination of financial information may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.