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, 27 July 2015 at 5.58pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Flora Apulu

 

Members

Janice Auva'a

 

 

Lit Wei Chin

 

 

Savannah Cox

Until 7.19pm, Item 5

 

Loniana Fifita

 

 

Danielle Goh

 

 

Georgina Halstead

 

 

Alex Johnston

 

 

Antony Kapeli-Sua

Until 7.44pm, Item 8

 

Maggy Liu

 

 

Mosa Mafile'o

 

 

Ben Moimoi

 

 

Caroline Paepae

 

 

Lesina Ponifasio

 

 

Micah Stininato

 

 

Marek Townley

 

 

MacKenzie Valgre

 

 

Sam Yoon

From 6.06pm, Item 5

 

Aileen† Zhou

 

Liaison Councillor

Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Member Tesree Appanna

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Mayor Len Brown, JP

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Tim Matthews

Former member (Kaipatiki)

 

Savanna Steele

Former member (Rodney)

 

Agnes Wong

Former member (Albert-Eden)

 

 


Youth Advisory Panel

27 July 2015

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number YOU/2015/28

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apology from Member T Appanna 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/2015/29

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 25 May 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Farewell to retiring panel members and welcome to new panel members

 

 

 

Member S Yoon entered the meeting at 6.06pm.

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated under recommendation a) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/30

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         thank Mayor Len Brown for his attendance and continued support.

b)        thank retiring members for their contribution to the panel.

c)         welcome new members.

CARRIED

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.59pm, and reconvened at 7.19pm

Members S Cox, L Fifita and A Kapeli-Sua were not present.

 

 

6

Youth Advisory Panel Information Evening - Opportunity for further questions

 

 

 

Member A Kapeli-Sua returned to the meeting at 7.20pm.

Member L Fifita returned to the meeting at 7.20pm.

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/31

MOVED by Chairperson F Apulu, seconded by Member D Goh:

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive further information regarding Auckland Councilís processes for panels.

CARRIED

 

 

7

Youth Advisory Panel Work Programme Update

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated through the addition of recommendation b) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/32

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the Youth Advisory Panel Work Programme update.

b)        thank Bruce Thomas for all of his work.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Working Party and Sub-committee Updates

 

 

 

Member A Kapeli-Sua left the meeting at 7.44 pm.

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated as chairís recommendation d).

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/33

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

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)††††† note that some members of the working parties have completed their term on the Youth Advisory Panel.

d)        note that the Youth Awards 2015 Working Party and the Homegrown Youth Change-Makers Working Group are now complete.

CARRIED

 

 

 

9

Updates from Youth Advisory Panel Members

 

 

 

Information was tabled at the meeting. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Secretarial Note: ††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated through the addition of recommendation b) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/34

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note the updates from the panel members.

b)        accept the resignation of Member Tesree Appanna, and thank her for her service.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 27 July 2015, Youth Advisory Panel, Item 9 - Marek Townley Tabled Information

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8.18pm, and reconvened at 8.20pm.

 

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† With the agreement of the meeting, Item 4 Ė Extraordinary Business, was revisited at this point.

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

4.1

Extraordinary Business - Empowered Communities Approach Working Party

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/35

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         consider an extraordinary item regarding an Empowered Communities Approach Working Party at Item 10.1 of this agenda:

i)          the reason the matter was not on the agenda is that recent media coverage led members to seek further information on how the Empowered Communities Approach will be implemented.

ii)         the reason for urgency being that the Youth Advisory Panel required sufficient time to research and deliberate on the model.

CARRIED

 


 

10††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

††

10.1

Extraordinary Item - Empowered Communities Approach Working Party

 

 

 

Resolution number YOU/2015/36

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

That the Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         establish an Empowered Communities Approach working party, including Chairperson F Apulu, Member J Auva'a, Member L Chin, Member M Mafile'o, Member B Moimoi, Member M Townley and Member M Valgre, to explore the implications and opportunities for young people arising from the new model.

CARRIED

 

 

 

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 Youth Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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