UNCONFIRMEDKaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee

20 September 2021

Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee Minutes

 

Meeting held in the remote capacity via Livestream

on Monday 20 September 2021, commencing at 09:30am

 

 

Tuhinga (Present):

Deputy Chair, Chair Penny Smart

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua Tame Te Rangi

NRC Councillor Amy Macdonald

Auckland Council Councillor Daniel Newman

Ngā Maunga Whakahī o Kaipara, Cherie Povey

Auckland Council Councillor 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

Rodney Local Board Member Danielle Hancock

 

I Tae Mai (In Attendance):

Full Meeting

Alan Wilcox – Acting Pou Tātaki

John Hutton – Strategic Business Manager Kaipara Maurikura

Duncan Kervell - Land and Catchments Projects Contractor

Sandra Harris – Administrator Kaipara Maurikura

Part Meeting

Malcolm Nicolson - NRC

 

The Chair declared the meeting open at 10.00am.

Karakia Timatanga and Whakatau

The Chair extended a welcome to new Joint Committee member Danielle Hancock, Rodney Local Board Member.

Ngā whakapahā/Apologies (Item 1.0)

There were no apologies.

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 - Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee - 22 July 2021 (Item 4.1)

Report from Sandra Harris, Administration Kaipara Moana Remediation Programme

Moved (Smart / Macdonald)

That the minutes of the Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee meeting held on 22 July 2021, be confirmed as a true and correct record.

Carried

Secretarial Note: Amendments were noted on Mover and Seconder 4.1, 5.1

 

 

Whenua Whānui Fund (Item 5.1)

Report from Emily Peng, Alan Wilcox Associates

Ngā tūtohu / Recommendation(s)

Moved (Sherard / Smart)

 

1.         That the report ‘Whenua Whānui Fund’ by Emily Peng, Alan Wilcox Associates and dated 13 September 2021, be received.

2.         That the revised name for the grant scheme, ‘Whenua Whānui Fund’, be adopted, formerly known as ‘Hapu and Community partnership Scheme’.

3.         That the key principles and criteria for the Whenua Whānui Fund are adopted.

4.       That for the current financial Year all applications for funding under this scheme will be brought to the Joint Committee for its approval.

Carried

Secretarial Note: Amendments were made to resolutions 2, and 4 following conversation of the Joint Committee members.

 

 

In-Kind Contribution Process (Item 5.2)

Report from Sana Lavai Motlagh, Alan Wilcox Associates

Moved (Wright / Warriner)

 

1.         That the report ‘In-Kind Contribution Process’ by Sana Lavai Motlagh, Alan Wilcox Associates and dated 13 September 2021, be received.

2.         That the ‘Qualifying In-kind Contributions’ under Appendix 1 be approved.

3.         That a set of rules be developed for a graduated system to quantify in-kind contributions.

4.         That the KMR consults representatives of contributor groups to ensure the in-kind contribution process is effective and equitable.

5.         That the approach taken be submitted to the Ministry for the Environment for its consideration and feedback.

6.         That approval by the Kaipara Moana Remediation Joint Committee to amend the in-kind contribution process will be sought if changes are proposed.

 

Secretarial Note: Amendments were made to resolutions 4 following conversation of the Joint Committee members.

Secretarial Note: the Chair in putting the motion called for an expression of opinion by show of hands.

(Joint Committee members Te Rangi, Smart, Macdonald, Newman, Povey, Sherard, Warriner, Welsh, Wright, Yeoman and Hancock voted in favour. Councillor Sayers voted against)

 

 

Kaipara Moana Remediation Programme draft Annual Report (Item 5.3)

Report from John Hutton, Strategic Business Manager, Kaipara Maurikura

Ngā tūtohu / Recommendation(s)

Moved (Macdonald / Sherard)

1.         That the report ‘Kaipara Moana Remediation Programme draft Annual Report’ by John Hutton, Strategic Business Manager, Kaipara Maurikura and dated 13 September 2021, be received.

2.         That the ‘Draft Annual Report’ document, tabled on 20 September 2021, be approved in principle.

3.         Delegate to the Chair and Deputy Chair power to approve a final draft of the Annual Report for provision to the Ministry for the Environment, with the ability of the Pou Tātaki to make minor editorial changes prior to publication if required.

Carried

 

 

Progress Report by Acting Pou Tātaki (Item 5.4)

Report from Alan Wilcox, Acting Pou Tātaki

 

This report by Alan Wilcox, Acting Pou Tātaki was tabled and discussed at the meeting.

 

 

Karakia Mutunga

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 12.06pm.