I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel will be held on:

Date:                      

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 27 November 2015

12.30pm

Room 1, Level 26
135 Albert Street, Auckland

Rural Advisory Panel

OPEN AGENDA

 MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Franklin Ward Councillor

Deputy Chairperson South

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

Deputy Chairperson North

Thomas Grace

Rodney Local Board Member

Members

Marie Appleton

Rural Women NZ

 

Dean Blythen

Landowners & Contractors Protection Association Inc

 

Bill Bourke

Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Tracey Bryan

Fonterra

 

Wendy Clark

Federated Farmers

 

Viv Dostine

Northern Equine

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

Neil Henderson

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

 

Chris Keenan

Horticulture NZ

 

Callum McCallum

Aquaculture Industry

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

 

Helen Moodie

Dairy NZ

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ and

Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association

 

Cr Penny Webster

Rodney Ward Councillor

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Māori Statutory Board

(Quorum 10 members)

 

 

Elaine Stephenson

Democracy Advisor

 

20 November 2015

 

Contact Telephone: (09)890 8117

Email: elaine.stephenson@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 


TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

PURPOSE

 

·         To identify and communicate to the Council the interest and preferences of the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland in relation to:

 

-     the content of the strategies, policies, plans, and bylaws of the Council, and

-     any matter that the Panel considers to be of particular interest or concern to the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland.

 

·         To advise the Mayor and the Council’s Governing Body and local boards, of the Council processes and mechanisms for engagement with the rural based industries and communities in Auckland.

 

·         To deliver recommendations for accelerating the social, economic, environmental and cultural performance of the rural part of the Auckland Council region.

 

 

SCOPE

 

To provide a forum for consideration of issues affecting the rural part of the Auckland Council area and recommendations to Council including (but not limited to):

 

·           Driving economic growth

·           Food and fibre production and associated food and beverage processing (value adding) and equine based activities

·           Research and development support

·           Environmental resource issues including quarrying and aggregate production

·           Ecological, landscape and coastal values

·           Service delivery

·           Rural infrastructure, including transport

·           Biosecurity

·           Amenities and open space

·           Transport

·           Rating.

 

 

 


Rural Advisory Panel

27 November 2015

 

 

ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                       

1          Welcome and Apologies                                                                                                

2          Declaration of Interest                                                                                                    

3          Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                                

4          Additional Items for Consideration                                                                              

5          Future Urban Land Supply (30 mins 12.45 – 1.15pm)

Jacques Victor, General Manager - Auckland Plan Strategy & Research

 

6          Heritage Incentives (30 mins 1.15 – 1.45pm)

Jenny Fuller, Team Leader Biodiversity & Coastal Strategy and Johnathan Boow, Principal Advisor Biodiversity

 

7          Auckland Growing Greener (30 mins 1.45 – 2.15pm)

Karen Creagh, Specialist Sustainable Catchments and Megan Howell, Portfolio Manager Mayoral Programmes  

 

8          Implementation of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (30 mins 2.15 – 2.45pm)

Greg Holland, Manager Natural Environment Strategy

 

9          Kaipara River Verbal Update (5 mins 2.45 – 2.50pm)

Thomas Grace, Deputy Chairperson North

 

10        General Business 

 

 


1          Welcome and Apologies

 

The Chairperson will provide a brief verbal update regarding Auckland Council matters. Apologies will be received.

 

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.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 16 October 2015, as a true and correct record.

 

 

4          Additional Items for Consideration

 

Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

 

5          Future Urban Land Supply (30 mins 12.45 – 1.15pm)

Jacques Victor, General Manager - Auckland Plan Strategy & Research

 

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Jacques Victor for his presentation regarding future urban land supply.

 

6          Heritage Incentives (30 mins 1.15 – 1.45pm)

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Jenny Fuller and Johnathan Boow for their presentation regarding future heritage incentives.

 

7          Auckland Growing Greener (30 mins 1.45 – 2.15pm)

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Karen Creagh for her presentation regarding Auckland Growing Greener.

 

8          Implementation of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (30 mins 2.15 – 2.45pm)

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Greg Holland for his presentation regarding implementation of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management.

9          Kaipara River Verbal Update (5 mins 2.45 – 2.5opm)

Thomas Grace, Deputy Chairperson North

 

  10      General Business