DRAFTClimate Change Working Party

8 September 2021

Climate Change Working Party Record of Actions

 

Meeting held remotely

on Wednesday 8 September 2021, commencing at 9.30am

 

 

Tuhinga/Present:

Chairperson, Councillor Amy Macdonald

Councillor Joce Yeoman

Councillor Jack Craw

Councillor Marty Robinson

Councillor Penny Smart

TTMAC representative Rowan Tautari

TTMAC representative Rihari Dargaville

 

I Tae Mai/In Attendance:

Full Meeting

Councillor Justin Blaikie

NRC CEO Malcolm Nicholson

NRC Poutiaki Taiao - GM Natural Resources Jonathan Gibbard

NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Matt de Boer

NRC Natural Hazards Advisor Jan van der Vliet

NRC Organisational Projects Specialist Chris McColl

NRC Strategic Policy Specialist Justin Murfitt

 

The meeting commenced at 9.40am.

Ngā Mahi Whakapai/Housekeeping (Item 1.0)

Ngā Whakapahā/Apologies (Item 2.0)

There were no apologies.

Record of Actions – 16 June 2021 (Item 4.1)

Presented by: Cr. Amy Macdonald

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required

 

Receipt of Action Sheet (Item 4.2)

Presented by: Jono Gibbard

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required

Draft Te Taitokerau Climate Adaptation Strategy (Item 4.3)

Presented by: NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Matt de Boer

Agreed action points:

·                Workshop with council and TTMAC during September and October to present the draft Te Taitokerau Climate Adaptation Strategy.

 

NRC Climate change strategy implementation update (Item 4.4)

Presented by: NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Matt de Boer

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required

 

Sustainable Fleet Strategy and Plan (Item 4.5)

Presented by: NRC Organisational Projects Specialist Chris McColl

Agreed action points:

·                Property team is currently looking into whether the solar network at NRC is adequate to charge its electric fleet.  There is a need to revisit the solar plan at the new Dargaville site, there may be a need for more solar components which will require more funding.

·                Property team will investigate covered, secure storage facilities with charging capability at NRC sites for E-Bikes.

 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR6 report update (Item 4.6)

Presented by: NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Matt de Boer

Agreed action points:

·                Report update to be presented to council workshop and to TTMAC.

 

Verbal updates (Item 4.7)

Presented by: NRC Natural Hazards Advisor Jan van der Vliet and NRC Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Matt de Boer

Agreed action points:

·                Look at adding a climate change focus (the hazards work and the strategy) in future rate brochures.

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 11.34am.