Heritage Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Heritage Advisory Panel held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 at 5.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

 

Members

Elizabeth Aitken-Rose

 

 

Graeme Burgess

 

 

Leyton Chan

 

 

Helen Geary

 

 

Jane Matthews

 

 

Dr Ann McEwan

 

 

Claudia Page

 

 

Bill Rayner

 

 

David Veart

 

 

Lorraine Wilson

 

 

ABSENT

 

Deputy Chairperson

Sherry Reynolds

 

 

Sally Hughes

 

 

Allan Matson

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Cathy Casey

Until 7.36pm, Item 8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Heritage Advisory Panel

16 June 2015

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Secretarial note:††††††††† Chairperson ME Lee welcomed new panel member Helen Geary to the Heritage Advisory Panel meeting.

Resolution number HER/2015/28

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Member L Chan:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apology from members Sally Hughes, Allan Matson and Sherry Reynolds for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

Member Dave Veart declared an interest in Item 7 - Public input - Presentation on the Ihumatao Special Housing Area.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HER/2015/29

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Member L Wilson:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 5 May 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Presentation on the Heritage Unitís Maori heritage programme

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HER/2015/30

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Member D Veart:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)††††† thank Keita Kohere (Heritage Unit - programme lead) for her presentation to the Heritage Advisory Panel on the Heritage Unitís Maori heritage programme.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 16 June 2015, Heritage Advisory Panel, Māori Heritage Program Progress 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

6

Presentation on the Property Departmentís strategy to seek adaptive reuse opportunities for historic toilets.

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† amendments were incorporated into the original recommendation with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HER/2015/31

MOVED by Member B Rayner, seconded by Member A McEwan:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)††††† thank Ian Reid, Strategic Development Manager, Property Department, for his presentation to the Heritage Advisory Panel on the Property Departmentís strategy to seek adaptive reuse opportunities for historic toilets

b) †††† requests, that in terms of both heritage authenticity and public amenity, as many of the facilities as possible be recommissioned for the purpose they were designed for Ė public toilets

c)††††† requests a formal heritage assessment of each building preparatory to listing.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 16 June 2015, Heritage Advisory Panel, Update on strategy to find partners for adaptive re-use of heritage toilets - Presentation to the Heritage Advisory Group.

 

 

7

Public input - Presentation on the Ihumatao Special Housing Area

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Member Dave Veart declared an interest in this item and took no part in the voting on the matter.

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† amendments were incorporated into the original recommendation with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HER/2015/32

MOVED by Member B Rayner, seconded by Member E Aitken-Rose:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)            thank Qiane Matata-Sipu, Waimarie McFarland, Brendan Corbett and Farrell Clearly for their presentation to the Heritage Advisory Panel on the Ihumatao Special Housing Area

b)            expresses its deep concern about the likely impacts of the Ihumatao Special Housing Area development and recommends to the Auckland Development Committee that in regards to the Oruarangi Road, Mangere Special Housing Area, a thoroughgoing investigation of the heritage values (including natural, cultural and historic heritage) be undertaken as part of the Plan Variation process

c)            requests the Auckland Development Committee to please grant a public input request to Save Our Unique Landscape group to speak at an upcoming meeting as a matter of urgency

d)            requests the Auckland Council Housing Project Office to please communicate with the Save Our Unique Landscape group as a matter of urgency

 

e)            requests a presentation from the Auckland Council Housing Project Office on the Ihumatao development and Special Housing Areas in general to the Heritage Advisory Panel.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 16 June 2015, Heritage Advisory Panel, Save Ihumatao - Save Our Unique Landscape, Heritage Advisory Panel presentation.

 

8

Public Input - Presentation on Auckland's heritage bush tramways of the Waitakere Ranges.†

 

The meeting adjourned at 7.36pm and reconvened at 7.47pm. Cr CM Casey was not present.

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† amendments were incorporated into the original recommendation with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HER/2015/33

MOVED by Member L Wilson, seconded by Member B Rayner:

That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)††††† thank Mr Harvey Stewart, former Watercare and ARA engineer, for his presentation to the Heritage Advisory Panel on Aucklandís heritage bush tramways of the Waitakere Ranges

b)††††† recognises the important and unique heritage values of the Waitakere Ranges bush tramways system, and its historical role in the development of Aucklandís water catchment dams, and stresses the importance of its conservation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 16 June 2015, Heritage Advisory Panel, Tramlines in the Nihotupu Valley.

 

 

9††††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

8.31 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 Heritage Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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