Member info

This is mainly information that is useful for current members.
If you want to become a member go to Membership.

Communication

Slack

A lot of us come in at different times so don’t always get to see each other. We communicate and collaborate on Slack. Many non-members are also part of our slack group. If you want to join up please email kiaora@taplab.nz to request an invite or talk to one of our members or staff onsite.

When you join slack you are given a basic set of channels to follow. You can select more that you want to participate in. Just click the ‘+’ next to ‘Channels’ to add more.

Armani is the slack master, if you want to create a new channel or are having trouble you can ask him. Either send him a message on slack or email kiaora@taplab.nz with the subject “ATTN: Armani”.

Membership questions

Kevin Palmer is our secretary, he is the person who takes care of membership. If you have any questions you can direct message him on slack or email secretary@taplab.nz.

Member’s Calendar

You can use our member’s calendar to check if TAP lab is being used before you come in. This calendar shows events and workshops that are on our Facebook and Meetup as well as other bookings that aren’t advertised.

We don’t currently have a booking system for equipment. If you want to make sure a piece of equipment is available you can message on slack but there are no guarantees it will be available when you come in.

Meetings

Monthly member meetings

We have a meeting on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm. At this meeting the committee gets together to discuss any business that needs to be dealt with. Members are encouraged to participate, however it is not required. These meetings are also open to non-members as well.

AGM

As an incorporated society we are legally required to have an Annual General Meeting. It is a very important meeting where the committee members are elected, financial and other reports are presented. You will be notified of this meeting by email and through slack. We need enough members to attend this meeting for it to be able to go ahead. For this reason we expect all members to attend unless you have a good reason why you can’t. It’s only once a year and it’s a great chance to see those members you don’t normally see.

Documents

TAP lab Policies

We have a number of policies and proceedures that drives our kaupapa, to “play nice” with each other – lots of which can be boiled down to The Golden Rule: “Be excellent to each other”

Please note: This is not a complete list of our policy documents, the rest are available at TAP lab.