Climate Change Working Party

Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 09:30am





Climate Change Working Party

11 March 2020

Climate Change Working Party Agenda


Meeting to be held in the Ngunguru

36 Water Street, Whangārei

on Wednesday 11 March 2020, commencing at 0930


Please note: working parties and working groups carry NO formal decision-making delegations from council. The purpose of the working party/group is to carry out preparatory work and discussions prior to taking matters to the full council for formal consideration and decision-making. Working party/group meetings are open to the public to attend (unless there are specific grounds under LGOIMA for the public to be excluded).


MEMBERSHIP OF THE Climate Change Working Party

Chairperson, Councillor Amy Macdonald

Councillor Justin Blaikie

Councillor Jack Craw

Councillor Marty Robinson

Councillor Joce Yeoman

Ex Officio Penny Smart







3.0   Terms of Reference

4.0   NRC’s climate change focus                                                                                           (20 minutes)

a.       Adaptation, resilience and related science, research and planning

b.       NRC emission reduction/mitigation

c.       Working together

5.0   NRC climate change work programmes                                                               (40 minutes)

a.       Overview of current programmes

b.       Current resourcing

c.       Gaps/risks in programmes

d.       Updated Awanui Flood Maps

6.0   Joint climate change adaptation committee                                                   (10 minutes)

7.0   National issues                                                                                                                       (20 minutes)

8.0   Climate change declaration                                                                                         (10 minutes)