Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel held in Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Friday, 15 April 2016 at 12.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

Deputy Chairperson North

Thomas Grace

From 1.21pm, Item 4

Deputy Chairperson South

Alan Cole

 

Members

Marie Appleton

 

 

Tracey Bryan

 

 

Wendy Clark

 

 

Richard Gardner

 

 

Neil Henderson

 

 

Chris Keenan

 

 

Steve Levet

 

 

Andrew Maclean

 

 

Andrew McKenzie

 

 

Helen Moodie

 

 

Roger Parton

 

 

Geoff Smith

 

 

Peter Spencer

 

 

Bronwen Turner

 

 

Keith Vallabh

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Dean Blythen

 

Callum McCallum

 

Viv Dostine

 

Trish Fordyce

 

Cr Penny Webster

 

Glenn Wilcox

 

 

 


Rural Advisory Panel

15 April 2016

 

The Chairperson welcomed members and opened the meeting.

 

The Chairperson advised the meeting of Member Trish Fordyces resignation and noted that he would write to Trish thanking her for her contribution to the work of the panel.

 

1 Apologies

Resolution number RUR/2016/9

MOVED by Chairperson W Cashmore, seconded by Member R Parton:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Members D Blythen, T Fordyce and G Wilcox for absence and from Cr P Webster for absence on council business.

 

CARRIED

 

 

2 Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3 Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number RUR/2016/10

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson South A Cole, seconded by Member W Clark:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 4 March 2016, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4 Additional Items for Consideration

 

There were no additional items.

 

4

Events in Rural Areas

 

Deputy Chairperson North TP Grace entered the meeting at 1.21 pm.

 

 

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

 

 

Resolution number RUR/2016/11

MOVED by Chairperson W Cashmore, seconded by Deputy Chairperson South A Cole:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a) thank Christine Brown, Sharon McGinity and Barbara Cade for their presentation on Events in Rural Areas.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a 15 April 2016 - Rural Advisory Panel - Item 4 - Events in Rural Areas PowerPoint presentation

 

 

 

5

Equine Industry - Presentation on current projects

 

This item was deferred.

 

 

 

6

Māori Heritage Programme

 

 

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

 

 

 

The Chairperson invited Siani Walker back to further update the panel at its last meeting of the term.

 

 

 

Resolution number RUR/2016/12

MOVED by Chairperson W Cashmore, seconded by Member NR Henderson:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a) thank Siani Walker for her presentation on the Māori Heritage Programme.

CARRIED

 

 

Attachments

a 15 April 2016 - Rural Advisory Panel - Māori Heritage Programme PowerPoint presentation

 

 

 

 

7

Update on National Policy Freshwater Statement Implementation (NPFS)

 

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

 

 

The Chairperson requested a further high-level discussion on the NPFS in a few months.

 

 

Resolution number RUR/2016/13

MOVED by Chairperson W Cashmore, seconded by Deputy Chairperson South A Cole:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a) thank Dave Allen, Gael Ogilvie, Greg Holland and Phil Jaggard for their update on the implementation of the National Policy Freshwater Statement.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a 15 April 2016 - Rural Advisory Panel - Item 7 - Update on National Policy Freshwater Statement Implementation PowerPoint presentation

 


 

 

 

8

Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Update

 

The Chairperson advised that 2016 Supreme Award Winner, Richard Kidd, would be present for the next panel meeting and that panel members were invited to the 6 May Field Day.

 

 

Resolution number RUR/2016/14

MOVED by Chairperson W Cashmore, seconded by Member A McKenzie:

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a) thank Phil Brown for his update on the Ballance Farm Environmental Awards.

 

CARRIED

 

 

5 Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

3.22 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 Rural Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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