Climate Change Working Party

Wednesday 9 September 2020 at 9:30am





Climate Change Working Party

9 September 2020

Climate Change Working Party Agenda


Meeting to be held in the Council Chamber

36 Water Street, Whangārei

on Wednesday 9 September 2020, commencing at 9:30am


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 Joce Yeoman

Ex Officio Penny Smart

Councillor Jack Craw

Councillor Marty Robinson

Councillor Toa Faneva

Councillor Hadyn Edmonds

Councillor Thomas Hohaia

Councillor Rowan Tautari




Item                                                                                                                                                                                   Page

1.0       apologies   

2.0       declarations of conflicts of interest

3.0      conirmation of previous minutes

4.0       Reports

4.1       Climate Adaptation Te Taitokerau – work program overview

4.2       Proposed Intercouncil joint committee on Climate Change Adaptation

4.3       Work Programme Priorities

Attachment 1       Climate Change Work Programme                                                                     3

4.4       Research and Policy Updates

Attachment 1       Research and Policy Updates                                                                               4   

   5.0   Any other Business

Climate Change Working Party  ITEM: 3.3

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Climate Change Working Party  ITEM: 3.4

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Climate Change Working Party

Research and Policy Updates


Proposed RMA reform and Managed Retreat and Climate Adaptation Act


StatsNZ carbon footprint report for Northland


National Climate Change Risk Assessment (NCCRA)


LGNZ report - Case studies: Community engagement on climate change adaptation

(Ruawai flats case study)