Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group

16 August 2018

Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group Record of Actions


Meeting held in the Waipapa Conference Room, Northland Regional Council,

Shop 9, 12 Klinac Lane, Waipapa

on Thursday 16 August 2018, commencing at 10.30am




Chair, Councillor Joce Yeoman

FNDC Councillor, Ann Court

Iwi representative, Hugh Rihari

Upper Kerikeri Catchment (Upstream of SH10 includes Waipapa Industrial Estate), Hamish Sheard

Kerikeri Irrigation Company, Tony Corcoron

Waipapa Catchment, Peter Kennedy

BayCare, John Dawn

Iwi Representative, Hone Tiatoa

Lower Puketotara and Kerikeri Catchment (Downstream of Rainbow Falls and Double Falls), Fred Terry

In Attendance:

NRC Staff: Joe Camuso, Toby Kay and Doug Foster

FNDC Staff: Makarena Dalton and Alice Hoster

Members of the public: Tony and Edith Zivkovich and Hear Dear

Apologies (Item 1.0)

The apologies from FNDC Councillor, David Hookway, and Upper Puketotara/Waiwhakarongaro Catchment (Upstream of Double Falls), Murray Wright were received.



The Record of Actions from the meeting held on 25 August 2017 were received.



Agreed Action Points

·         That staff follow up with NZTA for an update on issues raised from previous meeting.  An update will be circulated via email once received from NZTA.  Action:  Joe Camuso




Presented By:

Joe Camuso


Resolved:       That the Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group accepts the 2018-2019 budget as presented and supports staff to identify projects to maximise the allocation of budget for river clearance works.


                              Hamish Sheard           Ann Court


Agreed Action Points

·         That staff will email a reminder to the Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group in late October with a list of projects that have been identified, and invite the Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group to contact staff to report any fallen trees or river maintenance works.  Action:  Joe Camuso/Doug Foster

·         That in February staff will e-mail the Kerikeri-Waipapa River Working Group to advise of any uncommitted funds.  Action:  Joe Camuso/Doug Foster



Presented By:

Toby Kay


Agreed Action Points

·         Staff to circulate the Haigh Workman Report on Detention Dams along with the Opus and Riley’s reports.  Action: Joe Camuso 

·         Staff to make initial contact with landowners regarding the proposed flood mitigation work at Waitotara Drive and the Waipapa Industrial Estate.  Action: Jonathan Santos 




The meeting concluded at 11.55am.

Secretarial Note: Post meeting, Murray Wright advised that the dam reports were circulated for information purposes only.