Taumarere Flood Management Working Group

5 June 2018

Taumarere Flood Management Working Group Record of Actions

 

Meeting held in the Ngati Hine Health Trust, Koperu Meeting Room, 2-4 Rayner Street, Kawakawa

on Tuesday 5 June 2018, commencing at 10.30am

 

 

Present:

Cr Justin Blaikie, Co-Chairman, Northland Regional Council

Richard Cookson, Kawakawa Ratepayer representative

Cr Kelly Stratford, Far North District Council representative

Murray Armstrong, Tangata Whenua representative

Rowena Tana, Motatau/Opahi/Matawaia ratepayer representative

 

In Attendance:

Full Meeting

Cr Joce Yeoman, NRC

Joseph Camuso, NRC Rivers and Natural Hazards Manager

Toby Kay, NRC Natural Hazards Advisor

Nola Sooner, NRC Land/Rivers PA

NRC Kaitāia Area Officer, Doug Foster

FNDC Steven Smith

FNDC Stephen Little

Peter Woods, Member of the public

Norman Owen, Member of the public

Barry Lemon, Member of the public

Laurell Pratt, Member of the public

Den Aitken, Member of the public

Georgina Newmann, Member of the public

 

Part Meeting

NRC Chief Executive

Manuwai Wells, Kawakawa ratepayer representative

 

 

The meeting commenced at 10.30am.

Apologies (Item 1.0)

Johnson Davis , Bay of Islands Vintage Railway representative

Bruce Howse, NRC GM - Environmental Services

Joe Craven, NZTA

 

 

Introductions (Item 3.1)

Presented by: Cr Justin Blaikie

 

 

Matters arising from the last Minutes (8 December 2017) (Item 3.2)

Presented by: Cr Justin Blaikie

 

 

Long Term Plan Proposal Presentation (Item 3.3)

Presented by: Joseph Camuso

Agreed action points:

·                Review Long Term Plan options at the next meeting.

 

Engagement Plan to consult with the community (Item 3.4)

Presented by: Joseph Camuso

Agreed action points:

·         Daytime meetings to continue with one in three meetings to be held in the evening to provide an update to the general public.  Rowena offered Te Pokapu Centre as an alternative venue. 

·         Ideas for engagement with the community to be ranked in terms of cost.

o   Ngati Hine FM

o   Flyers

o   Community Newsletter

o   Northern News

o   NRC Webpage

o   Facebook page

o   NRC Media Releases

o   Kawakawa Christmas Parade – NRC presence

·                Easy to visualise plans

 

Role and Composition of the Taumarere Flood Management Working Group (Item 3.5)

Presented by: Cr Justin Blaikie

Agreed action points:

·         Follow up with the following Working Group members to check availability to remain as representatives on the Taumarere Flood Management Working Group:

o   A Tangata Whenua representative be appointed to replace Tui Shortland.  Action:  Murray Armstrong

o   Local Business Community to ascertain if Kevin Davidson is still their representative.  Action:  Kelly Stratford

o   Check with KiwiRail to see if Peter Ramsay is still their representative.  Action:  Rowena Tana

o   Ratepayer representatives

§  Otiria/Moerewa/Pokapu (Ngahau Aperira Davis).  Action:  Norman Owen

§  Maromaku (Aaron Taikato).  Action:  Rowena Tana

·         Follow up with Kawakawa Hundertwasser Park Charitable Trust to choose a representative to be appointed to the Taumarere Flood Management Working Group.  Action:  Laurell Pratt

 

 

Conclusion

The meeting concluded at 12.35pm.