Awanui River Working Group

20 February 2020

Awanui River Working Group Record of Actions


Meeting held in the Te Ahu Centre


on Thursday 20 February 2020, commencing at 10:00




Cr Colin Kitchen                         (NRC Councillor – Chairman)

Bruce Howse                 (NRC)

Russell Cantlay              (Awanui Ratepayers Assn)

John Stewart                 (Te Hiku Community Board)

Fiona King                       (Kaitaia Drainage Board)

Joe King                            (Eastern Area)

Roz Popata                     (Ngati Kahu)

Hone Popata                  (Ngati Kahu)

Hone Walsh                    (Te Rarawa)

Tui Bedggood                (Te Rarawa)


In Attendance:

Full Meeting

NRC Area Manager, Kaitaia

NRC Rivers and Natural Hazards Manager

NRC Customer Services Officer

NRC Property Engagement Officer

FNDC Community Development Advisor


The meeting commenced at 10:00.

Apologies (Item 1.0)

Gary May, Michael Masters, Sarah Boniface


Matters Arising (Item 2.0)

Presented by: Cr Kitchen

Agreed action points:

·                Send a reminder to FNDC regarding NRC being an affected party for any works that may impact on the scheme.  Action Joseph Camuso.

·                Review practicality of new 50m3 rule with NRC staff.  Action Bruce Howse.

·                Arrange letter to Mike Finlayson.  Action Bruce Howse.



Budget 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 (Item 3.0)

Presented by: Bruce Howse

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required


Works Programme 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 (Item 4.0)

Presented by: Joseph Camuso

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required


Awanui Scheme Upgrade Update (Item 5.0)

Presented by: Joseph Camuso and Bruce Howse

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required


Other Business (Item 6.0)

Presented by: Cr Kitchen

Agreed action points:

·                Contact DOC and FNDC to get the name and contact details of their new appointed representative.  Action Michelle Shine.




The meeting concluded at 12:00.