Joint Climate Change Adaptation Committee

30 August 2021

Joint Climate Change Adaptation Committee Minutes

 

Meeting held remotely

on Monday 30 August 2021, commencing at 1.30pm

 

 

Tuhinga/Present:

Chairperson, NRC Councillor Amy Macdonald

Deputy Chairperson, WDC Representative,  Delaraine Armstrong

FNDC Councillor David Clendon

WDC Councillor Anna Murphy

KDC Mayor Jason Smith

 

I Tae Mai/In Attendance:

Full Meeting

FNDC Donald Sheppard

FNDC Roger Ackers

KDC Councillor,  Kelly Stratford

KDC Tangata whenua representative, Snow Tane

KDC Katy Simon

NRC Councillor, Jack Craw

NRC GM Environmental Services, Jonathan Gibbard

NRC Climate Resilience Co-ordinator, Matt de Boer

NRC Resource Management – Strategic Policy Specialist, Justin Murfitt

WDC Bernadette Aperahama

WDC Emma Jelsma

WDC Sarah Irwin

 

Part Meeting

KDC CEO, Louise Millar

NRC CEO, Malcolm Nicholson

NRC Kaiwhakahaere Hononga Māori, Auriole Ruka

Tangata whenua representative, Rose Tana

 

The Chair declared the meeting open at 1.36pm.

Ngā Mahi Whakapai/Housekeeping (Item 1.0)

Ngā whakapahā/Apologies (Item 2.0)

 

Moved (Murphy / Armstrong)

That the apology from KDC representative, Fiona Kemp, for non-attendance be received.

Carried

 

Confirmation of Minutes - 12 April 2021 (Item 4.1)

Report from Erica Wade, NRC Personal Assistant Environmental Services

Moved (Armstrong / Murphy)

That the minutes of the Joint Climate Change Adaptation Committee meeting held on Monday 12 April 2021, be confirmed as a true and correct record.

Carried

 

Endorsement of Draft Te Taitokerau Climate Adaptation Strategy (Item 5.1)

Report from Matt De Boer, NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator

Moved (Macdonald / Murphy)

1.             That the report ‘Endorsement of Draft Te Taitokerau Climate Adaptation Strategy’ by Matt De Boer, Climate Change Resilience Coordinator and dated 16 August 2021, be received.

Carried

It was further moved (Murphy / Macdonald)

2.         That the Joint Committee endorses the attached draft Te Taitokerau Climate Adaptation Strategy to be further developed by staff through workshops with individual councils and tangata whenua representatives, with the final version of the Strategy presented to the Joint Committee for endorsement at the 30 November Joint Committee meeting.

Carried

 

Non-elected members allowances (Item 5.2)

Report from Jonathan Gibbard, NRC Group Manager - Environmental Services

Moved (Armstrong / Tana)

1.       That the report ‘Non-elected members allowances’ by Jonathan Gibbard, Group Manager - Environmental Services and dated 24 August 2021, be received.

 

Carried

Secretarial Note:

1.       NRC to review, via workshop with council, whether council will reconsider its Non-elected members allowance policy to including payment for proxy non-elected members meeting attendance.

2.       Further updates to be provided to the committee on progress to achieve remuneration consistency for non-elected members across councils.

 

Joint Committee Identity (Item 5.3)

Report from Jonathan Gibbard, NRC Group Manager - Environmental Services

Moved (Armstrong / Tana)

1.       That the report ‘Joint Committee Identity ’ by Jonathan Gibbard, Group Manager - Environmental Services and dated 23 August 2021, be received.

 

Carried

It was further moved (Macdonald/Murphy)

2.    That the Joint Committee confirm member Delaraine Armstrong, provide guidance on the process to identify and recommend to the next Joint Committee meeting an appropriate Te Reo Māori name for the committee.

 

Moved (Cr. Amy Macdonald / Cr. Anna Murphy)

Carried

Secretarial Note:  WDC Representative,  Delaraine Armstrong, to be first point of contact and network through this committee and wider community to get engagement.

 

 

Update on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR6 report: Climate Change 2021: the physical science basis (Item 5.4)

Report from Matt De Boer, NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator

Moved (Macdonald / Armstrong)

That the report ‘Update on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR6 report: Climate Change 2021: the physical science basis’, by Matt De Boer, Climate Change Resilience Coordinator and dated 16 August 2021, be received.

Carried

 

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 3.30pm