Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel held in the Boardroom, Auckland Town Hall, Ground Floor, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 6.09pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Dave Tomu

 

Members

Asoka Basnayake

Until 7.20pm, item 6

 

Naoe Hashimoto

 

 

Yee Yang 'Square' Lee

 

 

Christian Dee Yao

 

 

Mabel Msopero

 

 

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Cr Denise Krum

Until 6.55pm, item 6

 

ABSENT

 

 

Anita Keestra

 

 

 

Angela Lim

 

 

 

Pratima Nand

 

 

 

Wong Liu Shueng

 

 

 

 


1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number ETH/2016/1

MOVED by Member D Tomu, seconded by Member Y Lee :

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from members A Basnayake and Cr D Krum for early departure, members A Keestra, A Lim, P Nand and W Sheung, for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number ETH/2016/2

MOVED by Member N Hashimoto, seconded by Member C Yao:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

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

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Communications and Media Support

 

 

 

Mike George, Senior Communications Specialist was in attendance in support of this item and a PowerPoint presentation was given.

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

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/3

MOVED by Member A Basnayake, seconded by Member Y Lee :

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the introduction from Mike George, Auckland Council Communications Advisor and accept communications and media support for the Ethnic Peopleís Advisory Panel

b)        request Mike George to report back to the next Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel meeting with an outline approach to communications.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 20160217, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 5, Communications and Media Support, Power Point presentation


 

6

Information items

 

 

 

Cr D Krum left the meeting at 6.55 pm.

Member A Basnayake left the meeting at 7.20 pm.

 

 

 

Austin Kim, Principal Advisor Panels and Mike George were in attendance in support of this item.†

The following items were tabled:

         Draft agenda for the Ethnic Engagement Summit Work Programme.

         Empowerment Communities Approach PowerPoint presentation.

Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minute attachments.

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/4

MOVED by Member Y Lee , seconded by Member M Msopero:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the update on the partnership with Auckland Council, AUT University, the Federation of the Multicultural Council, Hui E and Migrant Action Trust, Ethnic Engagement Summit Work Programme from membersí Y Lee and M Msopero

b)        request an update from staff involved in the Diversity and Inclusion initiative regarding Auckland Councilís approach to work force and diverse communities.

c)         receive the presentation on the Empowerment Communities Unit update

d)        note the Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi discussion has been deferred to the next meeting.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 20160217, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 6 Draft Agenda Work Summit Programme

b†††† 20160217, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 6, Empowerment Communities Approach, PowerPoint presentation.

 

 

7

Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel: work programme update

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/5

MOVED by Member C Yao, seconded by Member N Hashimoto:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note the panelís work programme updates.

b)††††† approve the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel collaborating with AUT University,† †the Federation of the Multicultural Council, Hui E and Migrant Action Trust to organise an Ethnic Engagement Summit.

c)††††† approve the allocation of $5,000 from the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panelís community summit budget to the Ethnic Engagement Summit.††

CARRIED

 

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

 

There were no extraordinary items.

 

 

8.21 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:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................