Waiheke Local Board

 

Open Minutes

 

 

 

Minutes of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Ostend War Memorial Hall, 76 Ostend Road, Waiheke Island on Thursday, 9 July 2015 at 6.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Paul Walden

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Beatle Treadwell

 

 

 

Members

Becs Ballard

 

 

 

 

John Meeuwsen

 

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Shirin Brown

 

For leave of absence

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Mike Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Waiheke Local Board

09 July 2015

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Member BM Treadwell led the meeting in prayer.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4

Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/73

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         Confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 25 June 2015, as a true and correct record with the amendment to Item 15 which was moved by Member Meeuwsen and seconded by Member Ballard.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

Member SD Brown was previously granted a leave of absence to 15 July 2015.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Roger Bryant

 

Roger Bryant was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/74

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Roger Bryant for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

 

9.2

Brian Griffiths

 

Brian Griffiths was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/75

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Brian Griffiths for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.3

Alex Stone

 

Alex Stone was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/76

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Alex Stone for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.4

Bernard Rhondes

 

Bernard Rhodes was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/77

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Bernard Rhodes for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.5

Deborah Cox

 

Deborah Cox was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/78

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Deborah Cox for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.6

Denise Roche

 

Denise Roche was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/79

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Denise Roche for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.7

Carolynn McCallum

 

Carolynn McCallum was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/80

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Carolynn McCallum for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.8

Lesley Stone

 

Lesley Stone was in attendance to talk the board about the Marine Protection Survey results.

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/81

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)         Thanks Lesley Stone for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Waiheke Marine Protected Areas Survey Results

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/82

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      Receives the report “Waiheke Marine Protection Research” from Colmar Brunton.

b)      Notes the very significant support for establishing Marine Protected Areas and Marine Reserves from Waiheke residents and rate payers.

c)      Notes the top four considerations for the establishment of “No Take” Marine Reserves also received very significant support. 

d)      That the median percentage of the Gulf that should be placed “No Take Marine Reserves” is 40% from residents and 30% from off Island rate payers.

e)      Notes the government’s commitment to increasing Marine Reserves and the objectives of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act.

f)       Will seek to engage with relevant ministers, local members of Parliament, Auckland Council, Mana Whenua and members of the community to determine how we can use the results of this survey to advance the objective on increasing protected areas including “No Take” Marine Reserves in the Hauraki Gulf. 

g)      Thanks Emily Bing for her attendance and presentation. 

 

CARRIED

  

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

6:56 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 Waiheke Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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