Water and Land Working Party

1 March 2022

Water and Land Working Party Record of Actions

 

Meeting held Remotely via MS Teams link

on Tuesday 1 March 2022, commencing at 9:30am

 

 

Tuhinga/Present:

Chairperson, Councillor Justin Blaikie

Councillor Jack Craw

Councillor Amy Macdonald

Councillor Marty Robinson

Councillor Joce Yeoman

Ex-Officio Penny Smart

TTMAC Representative Janelle Beazley

TTMAC Representative Mira Norris

 

I Tae Mai/In Attendance:

Full Meeting

NRC Tumuaki - Chief Executive Officer

Pou Tiaki Taiao - GM Environmental Services

Pou Whakaritenga - GM Regulatory Services

Land Management Programme Manager

Natural Resources Monitoring Manager

Natural Resources Science Manager

Part Meeting

SHaRP Manager

Land Management Advisor

Environmental Reporting Specialist

 

The meeting commenced at 9.30 a.m.

Ngā Mahi Whakapai/Housekeeping (Item 1.0)

Ngā Whakapahā/Apologies (Item 2.0)

TTMAC Representative Waimarie Kingi

TTMAC Representative Georgina Connelly

TTMAC Representative Alan Riwaka

 

Ngā Whakapuakanga/Declarations of Conflicts of Interest (Item 3.0)

Presented by: Chair Justin Blaikie

Agreed action points:

·                Members were advised that these would be addressed as they arise.

 

Record of Actions – 8 December 2021 (Item 4.1)

Presented by: Jonathan Gibbard, Pou Tiaki Taiao – Group Manager Environmental Services

The Record of Actions of the last meeting were reviewed.

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required.

 

Receipt of Action Sheet (Item 4.2)

Presented by: Jonathan Gibbard, Pou Tiaki Taiao – Group Manager Environmental Services

The actions of the last meeting were reviewed.

Agreed action points:

·                Item 4.2 additional information to be included in the letter to Minister Nash Group Manager Regulatory Services.

 

Land Management Work Program - current and future (Item 4.3)

Presented by: Ruben Wylie, Land Management Programme Manager

A report was provided on the current and future work programme for the land teams for the coming year.

Agreed action points:

·                No actions required.

 

Soil Conservation Strategy (Item 4.4)

Presented by: Ruben Wylie, Land Management Programme Manager

A report was provided on the Soil Conservation Strategy.

Agreed action points:

·                A progress report of the soil conservation strategy development to be submitted at the next Water and Land Working Party meeting – Land Management Programme Manager.

 


 

Update on SHaRP (Item 4.5)

Presented by: Ruben Wylie, Land Management Programme Manager

An update was provided on the SHaRP programme to date.

Agreed action points:

·                A progress report on SHaRP to be submitted at the next Water and Land Working Party meeting – Land Management Programme Manager.

 

Update on Waima Waitai Waiora (Item 4.6)

Presented by: Ruben Wylie, Land Management Programme Manager

An update was provided on the Waima Waitai Waiora project.

Agreed action points:

·                A progress update on the Waima Waitai Waiora project to be reported at the next Water and Land Working Party meeting – Land Management Programme Manager.

 

Natural Resources Monitoring Work Programme - current and future (Item 4.7)

Presented by: Jason Donaghy, Natural Resources Monitoring Manager

A report was provided on the Natural Resources Monitoring Work Programme – current and future.

Agreed action points:

·                Confirmation of which surf lifesaving group is referred to in the report and whether it is one that NRC fund to be provided to the Chief Executive Officer – Natural Resources Monitoring Manager.

 

SOE Reporting and Communications Framework (Item 4.8)

Presented by: Jean-Charles Perquin, Natural Resource Science Manager and Roselyn Nadu, Environmental Reporting Specialist

A presentation was provided on the State of Environment Reporting.

Agreed action points:

·                That the air quality report is to be shared with the TTMAC members – Natural Resources Science Manager.

 

Secretarial Note: Chair Smart left the meeting at 11.00 a.m.

 

Sediment Monitoring Review (Item 4.9)

Presented by: Jason Donaghy, Natural Resources Monitoring Manager and Jean-Charles Perquin, Natural Resource Science Manager

A report was provided on an overview of the current monitoring undertaken.

Agreed action points:

·                That feedback is sought from KMR – Group Manager Environmental Services.

 

Natural Resources Monitoring progress against KPIs YTD (Item 4.10)

Presented by: Jason Donaghy, Natural Resources Monitoring Manager

A report was provided on the Natural Resources Monitoring progress against KPIs year to date.

Agreed action points:

·                That KPI 5 to be reported back on in July when the data comes through – Natural Resources Monitoring Manager.

 

Whakamutunga (Conclusion)

The meeting concluded at 11.39 a.m.