Youth Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Youth Advisory Panel held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, Level 2, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Monday, 23 February 2015 at 6.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Flora Apulu

 

Deputy Chairperson

Mosa Mafile'o

 

Members

Tesree Appanna

 

 

Janice Auva'a

 

 

Danielle Goh

 

 

Antony Kapeli-Sua

 

 

Maggy Liu

 

 

Nortessa Montgomerie

 

 

Matariki Roche

 

 

Savanna Steele

 

 

Micah Stininato

 

 

Marek Townley

 

 

Ginah Vakaheketaha-Nelisi

 

 

MacKenzie Valgre

 

 

Agnes Wong

 

 

Sam Yoon

 

 

Aileen Zhou

 

Liaison Councillor

Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Member Tim Matthews

 

 

 

 


Youth Advisory Panel

23 February 2015

 

1 Apologies

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/1

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member A Kapeli-Sua:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apology from Member T Matthews for absence.

 

CARRIED

 

 

2 Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3 Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number YOU/2015/2

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member M Stininato:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 8 December 2014, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

4 Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

5

Panel Membership - Waitemata

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/3

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Mafile'o:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         note the co-option of Alex Johnston as the representative for Waitematā until June 2016

b)        note that a copy of this report has been forwarded to the Mayor for his endorsement.

 

CARRIED

 


 

6

Long-term Plan - consultation update

 

Secretarial Note: Changes were made to the original motion, with the addition of recommendation d).

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/4

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member N Montgomerie:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the Long-term Plan consultation update;

b) provide advice on strategies to achieve high levels of participation by young people across all aspects of the consultation;

c) note the audience-specific Have your say event (this has moved) on the afternoon of Saturday, 7 March 2015 and the opportunity for panel members to participate.

d)        work with Auckland Council to deliver a youth-led consultation, led by Alex Johnston.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a Long-Term Plan - Consultation Update

 

 

7

Advice on voting and candidates for the 2016 local government elections

 

Secretarial Note: Changes were made to the original motion, with the addition of recommendations b) c) and d).

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/5

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member A Zhou:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a) provide advice on ways to engage younger people to stand as candidates and to vote.

b) request regular updates and involvement of the panel as the planning of the 2016 local government elections progresses.

c) endorse trialling online voting for the 2016 Auckland local body elections.

d) thank Marguerite Delbet, Glyn Walters and Dale Ofsoske for their presentation.

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

8

Working Party and Sub-committee Updates

 

Secretarial Note: Changes were made to the original motion, with the addition of recommendation d).

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/6

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member M Townley:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a) thank the working party/sub-committee leads for their updates.

b) forward sub-committee/working party updates for the attention of respective local youth voice mechanisms.

c) receive the Outreach Aotearoa Youth Declaration 2015 update.

d) establish a working party to work with Auckland Council, led by Marek Townley, to deliver the Outreach session Aotearoa Youth Declaration 2015.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a Community Development Conference Working Party Update

b Homegrown Working Group Update

 

 

9

Updates from Youth Advisory Panel Members

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/7

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member M Roche:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a) note the updates from the panel members.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a Marek Townley - Member Update February 2015

 

 

10

Youth Advisory Panel - Work Programme Update

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/8

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member A Johnston:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a) receive the Youth Advisory Panel Advice and Feedback Schedule, and Work Programme 2015.

 

CARRIED

 

 

11 Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

8.10 pm The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Youth Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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