Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel held in the Board Room, Auckland Town Hall, Ground Floor, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 at 6.01pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Dave Tomu

 

Deputy Chairperson

Anita Keestra

 

Members

Asoka Basnayake

 

 

Naoe Hashimoto

From 6.32pm, item 8.1

 

Yee Yang 'Square' Lee

Until 6.27pm, item 8.1

 

Angela Lim

 

 

Christian Dee Yao

 

 

Mabel Msopero

 

 

Pratima Nand

 

Liaison councillor

Denise Krum

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Member Wong Liu Shueng

 

 


1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number ETH/2015/47

MOVED by Member D Tomu, seconded by Member A Keestra:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apology from Member Y Lee for early departure.

CARRIED

 

 

Note:†† Apologies from membersí N Hashimoto for lateness and W Sheung for absence were subsequently received.

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number ETH/2015/48

MOVED by Member A Keestra, seconded by Member Msopero:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 4 November 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

4.1

Information items

 

Information items were inadvertedly left out of the agenda order of items.

 

Items to provide members the opportunity to update panel members on issues they have dealt with since the last meeting were considered as a matter of minor extraordinary business at this point of the agenda.

 

Resolution number ETH/2015/49

MOVED by Member D Tomu, seconded by Member P Nand:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)            consider the information items as extraordinary business at item 8.1

b)            agree that item 8.1 be accorded precedence at this time.

CARRIED

 

 


 

8.1

Extraordinary Business Ė information items

 

Member Y Lee provided a verbal update on the Summit working group meeting.

Member P Nand provided a verbal update on the Auckland Diwali Community Advisory Group meeting held on 26 November 2015.

 

Member Y Lee left the meeting at 6.27 pm.

Member N Hashimoto entered the meeting at 6.32 pm.

 

Resolution number ETH/2015/50

MOVED by Member C Yao, seconded by Member A Basnayake:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)            receive the verbal update from the Summit Working Group.

b)            agree in principle to be part of the Hui with the various organisations in April 2016 and request the Summit Working Group to report back on the outcome to the next panel meeting.

c)            receive the verbal update from the Auckland Diwali Community Advisory Group.

CARRIED

 

5

Update: 2016 local government elections

 

 

 

Glyn Walters, Manager Election Planning, Alastair Haydock, Senior Specialist Marketing, Elections and Teresa Turner, Community Engagement Lead Elections were present in support of this item.

 

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

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2015/51

MOVED by Member A Basnayake, seconded by Member M Msopero:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive an update on the communications and engagement workstreams for the 2016 Auckland local government elections.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 20151216, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 5, Elections presentation †

 


 

6

Presentation of OurAuckland digital, councilís news and online website

 

 

 

Angela Jones, Team Manager Content was in attendance in support of this item.

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

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2015/52

MOVED by Member M Msopero, seconded by Member A Lim:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† provide feedback on content ideas for OurAuckland Digital online website.

b)††††† receive the presentation and thank Angela Jones, Team Manager, Content for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 20151216, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 6, OurAuckland Digital presentation.

 

 

7

Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel: work programme update

 

 

 

Austin Kim, Principle Advisor Panels, was in attendance in support of this item.

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2015/53

MOVED by Member A Lim, seconded by Member C Yao:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panelís updated work programme.

CARRIED

 

8.†††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

This item was taken after item 4.

 

8.00 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 Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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