Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe Board

17 December 2021

Ngā Miniti O Te Poari O Te Oneroa-A-Tōhē

Te Oneroa-A-Tōhē Board Minutes

 

Meeting held via Zoom video and teleconferencing

on Friday 17 December 2021, commencing at 10.00am

 

 

Tuhinga (Present):

Haami Piripi                    Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa             (Chair)

Cr Marty Robinson      Northland Regional Council 

Colin Kitchen                  NRC Councillor

Graeme Neho               Ngāti Kuri Trust Board

George Riley                  Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa

Kerry Shanta                  Te Araroa Northland Trust

Theresa Burkhardt       FNDC - Policy Planner

 

Auriole Ruka                  Pou Manawhakahaere – Group Manager, Governance & Engagement

Ben Lee   NRC - GM, Strategy, Governance & Engagement

Sheila Taylor      NRC - Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

Meloney Tupou NRC - Kaiāwhina Tari (minutes)

 

I Tae Mai (In Attendance):

 

Huihuinga i te wahanga (Part Meeting)

Mayor John Carter       Far North District Council

Gary Hooper                  Chief Executive - Aquaculture New Zealand

Darren Edwards

 

The Chair declared the meeting open at 10.10am.

Karakia Timatanga and Whakatau

Graeme Neho – karakia

Haami Piripi – mihi

John Carter – mihi

·         Haami Piripi acknowledged all the members and opened the floor for members to mihi

·        Graeme Neho, John Carter, Marty Robinson and Colin Kitchen – mihi to the committee

Ngā whakapahā/Apologies (Item 2.0)

 

Recommendation

That the apology from Mate Radich (Dep Chair) and Wallace Rivers 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)

Moved Marty Robinson/Colin Kitchen)

Report from Rachael King, Planning and Policy Administrator

·         The Mauri Model – council is working on the structure of the report

 

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the minutes of the Te Oneroa-a-Tōhe Board meeting held on 15 October 2021 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

Carried

 

Financial Report (Item 5.1)

Moved (Marty Robinson/Graeme Neho)

Report from Rachael King, Planning and Policy Administrator

 

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

THAT the report ‘Financial Report’ by Rachael King, Planning and Policy Administrator and dated 10 December 2021, be received.

Carried

 

Correspondence Received by the Board (Item 5.2)

Marty Robinson/Haami Piripi)

Report from Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the report ‘Correspondence Received by the Board’ by Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori and dated 9 December 2021, be received.

Carried

·         Gary Hooper and Laws Lawson to join us for a presentation it was agreed we continue the livestream in order to educate and inform the public

11am – John Carter left the meeting.

Unable to formally receive the paper, as the Board no longer has a quorum.

Speed Limits Bylaw 2021 update (Item 5.3)

Report from Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the report ‘Speed Limits Bylaw 2021 update’ by Shawn Baker, NTA and dated 7 December 2021, be received.

·         Board would like confirmation and timeline around speed limits

·         90 km per hour looking at reducing to 60km

·         June 2022 is the proposed time line

 

 

Update on 2021 Beach Collecting and Loader Driving Code of Practice (Item 5.4)

Report from Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the report ‘Update on 2021 Beach Collecting and Loader Driving Code of Practice’ by Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori and dated 8 December 2021, be received.

·         Fishing year starts 1 October finishes 30 September.  People would work with nature better if there was a legislative change eg 1 April to 31 March.  There is a misalignment with financial and nature

·         This task can be assigned to TSG and they can provide information back to the board

 

 

Wild Dogs Update (Item 5.5)

Report from Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

 

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the report ‘Wild Dogs Update’ by Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori and dated 9 December 2021, be received.

·         Doc website for concerns on dogs

·         18/20 wild dogs have been culled

·         Signs will go up to notify public that dogs are being eradicated

 

 

December 2021 Technical Steering Group Update (Item 5.6)

Report from Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori

Ngā mahi tūtohutia | Recommendation

That the report ‘December 2021 Technical Steering Group Update’ by Sheila Taylor, Kaiārahi Kaupapa Māori and dated 3 December 2021, be received.  (quorum)

·         Four items assigned to TSG

1.       Scattering of ashes - letter has been drafted and will go out next week.

Discussions with Tipene Funeral Home in supporting information around whānau who bring ashes home to Te Tai Tokerau

2.  Speed limits – will be adopted June 2022 as previously discussed

3.  Resource Consent  – work in progress.  Pre application with the board to be encouraged.

·         Concerns over managing the beach with dogs and the danger they present to the public

·         15 December – 31 January and all public holidays dogs need to be on a leash at Ahipapra it does not however extend to the whole of Te Oneroa-A-Tōhē

4.  Snapper Bonanza  - they have managed to get funding from Northland Inc

·         Agreed that the relationship with Snapper Bonanza moving forward is a great opportunity for the Beach Board.  Forming a partnership is a positive move for TOATB kaupapa

 

 

 

Auriole Ruka spoke to the Committee and announced her new position within NRC.  Auriole is the Pou Manawhakahaere – Group Manager, Governance & Engagement

Karakia Mutunga

Graeme Neho

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 12.00pm