Unconfirmed minutesKaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee

17 May 2021

Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee Minutes

 

Meeting held in the Ōruawharo Marae

2 Oruawharo School Road

on Monday 17 May 2021, commencing at 09:30am

 

Tuhinga (Present):

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Tame Te Rangi

NRC ,Chair Penny Smart

NRC, Councillor Amy Macdonald

Auckland Council, Greg Sayers

Ngā Maunga Whakahī o Kaipara, Jane Sherard

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Virginia Warriner

Te Uri o Hau, Malcolm Welsh

Te Uri o Hau, Willie Wright

NRC, Councillor Joce Yeoman

 

I Tae Mai (In Attendance):

Full Meeting

Malcolm Nicolson

Marina Hetaraka

Jonathan Gibbard

Martha Nathan

John Hutton

Ngawine Manukau

Penny Pirrit

Patricia Ashby

Leah Porter

Winnie Clarke

Duncan Kervell

Kim Phillips

Caleb Male

William Kapea

Wikitoria Wright

George Albert

Ben deThierry

Gary Brown

Max Hepi

Joseph Kapea

Liz Mitchelson

Katy Mandeno

Rangi Mitchelson

Dennis Te Tuhi

Jonathan Rishworth

Rawson Wright

Students from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngaringaomatariki

 

 

The Chair declared the meeting open at 10:45am.

Karakia Timatanga and Whakatau

Ngā whakapahā/Apologies (Item 1.0)

Moved (Wright / Warriner)

That the apologies from Daniel Newman, Phelan Pirrie, Cherie Povey for non-attendance be received.

Carried

 

Nga whakapuakanga (Declarations of Conflicts of Interest)

It was advised that members should make declarations item-by-item as the meeting progressed.

 

Confirmation of Minutes (Item 4.1)

ID: A1441333

Report from Leah Porter, PA/Administrator Environmental Services

Moved (Sayers/Smart)

That the minutes of the Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee meetings held on 22 March 2021 and 19 April 2021 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

Carried

 

Draft Kaipara Moana Remediation Programme Year 2 Work Plan (Item 5.1)

ID: A1437942

Report from John Hutton, Auckland Council Management Representative

Moved (Yeoman/Wright)

1.         That the report ‘Draft Kaipara Moana Remediation Programme Year 2 Work Plan’ by John Hutton, Auckland Council Management Representative and dated 27 April 2021, be received. (Sherard/Macdonald)

2.         That the Joint Committee approve the draft Year 2 Work Plan and budget totalling $16.838 million (excluding GST), and covering 8 new projects and 19 projects continuing from Year 1, as set out in Attachment 1 to this Agenda report, and including the following new budget lines:

a.         Sediment Reduction Plans - Remediation Grants Funding

b.        Kaipara Uri Partnership

c.         Catchment Reference Group Projects

d.        Communications Strategy Implementation

e.        Kaipara Maurikura - Operating Costs

f.         Governance Costs

g.         Digital tools for Sediment Reduction Plans and Grant Funding Administration

h.        Soil Conservation Strategy.

3.         Note that under the Year 2 Work Plan, four Year 1 projects will be discontinued with unspent Crown grant funding of $1,706,500 being credited to the Year 2 budget.

4.         Note that the draft Year 2 Work Plan will be provided to the Ministry for the Environment for review and comment, with a final Year 2 Work Plan anticipated to be considered at the Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee meeting scheduled for 25 June 2021.

 Carried

 

Communication Plan Update (Item 5.2)

ID: A1437947

Report from Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Management Representative

Moved (Wright/Sherard)

1.         That the report ‘Communication Plan Update’ by Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Management Representative and dated 27 April 2021, be received. (Yeoman/Sayers)

2.         That the Proposed Kaipara Moana Remediation Communication Plan, set out in Attachment 1 to this report, be approved.

3.         That the Communication Working Party be delegated to work with staff on any minor wording amendments arising from feedback at the Joint Committee meeting.

Carried

Secretarial note: amendment was made to recommendation 3.

 

Members Allowance Policy Review (Item 5.3)

ID: A1437672

Report from Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Management Representative

Moved

1.         That the report ‘Members Allowance Policy Review’ by Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Interim Management Team Representative dated 27 April 2021, be received. (Warriner/Yeoman)

2.         That the memo (Attachment 1) from the Members Allowance Policy review subcommittee be received. (Sherard/Smart)

3.         That the amendments to the Members Allowance Policy shown in the tracked change version attached to this report (Attachment 2) be adopted. (Sherard/Smart)

4.         That the amended Members Allowance Policy be applied retrospectively from October 2020 (when the first Joint Committee meeting was held). (Newman/Smart)

5.         That the members Allowance Policy be reviewed annually with the next review occurring in April 2022. (Newman/Smart)

Carried

 

Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee Year 2 Meetings and Workshops (Item 5.4)

ID: A1437904

Report from Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Management Representative

Moved (Welsh/Macdonald)

1.         That the report ‘Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee Year 2 Meetings and Workshops’ by Penny Pirrit, Northland Regional Council Management Representative and dated 27 April 2021, be received.

2.         That from July to December 2021 the Joint Committee’s formal meetings occur every two months and that in the intervening months a day-long workshop plus a two hour  on-line workshop be scheduled.

3.         That the venues for the formal meetings continue to be marae located within the Kaipara Moana catchment.

4.         That a report be prepared for June which sets out the dates and venues for the formal meetings and day-long workshops.

Carried

 

Karakia Mutunga

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 2:30.