Hauraki Gulf Forum

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Hauraki Gulf Forum held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Monday, 20 February 2017 at 1.25pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Mayor John Tregidga

Hauraki District Council

Deputy Chairperson

Ms Liane Ngamane

Tangata Whenua, until 2.45pm, item 9

Members

Mr Andrew Baucke

Department of Conservation

 

Mr Jeff Cleave

Great Barrier Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Cr Paul Cronin

Matamata-Piako District Council

 

Cr Chris Darby

Auckland Council until 2.45pm, item  9

 

Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames-Coromandel District Council, until 2.45pm, item 9

 

Ms Laura Furneaux

Ministry for Primary Industries

 

Cr Jennie Hayman (alternate)

Waikato Regional Council from 3.45pm item 10

 

Cr Richard Hills

Auckland Council, until 3.40pm, item 10

 

Mr Leo Koziol

Te Puni Kōkiri

 

Cr Mike Lee

Auckland Council

 

Ms Nicola MacDonald

Tangata Whenua

 

Cr Rob  McGuire

Waikato District Council

 

Cr Dal Minogue

Waikato Regional Council, until 3.45pm

 

Ms Moana Tamaariki-Pohe

Tangata Whenua

 

Mr Paul Walden (alternate)

Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Auckland Council

 

Cr John Watson

Auckland Council

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mr Steve Halley

Ministry for Primary Industries

 

Mr Terrence Hohneck

Tangata Whenua

 

Mr John Meeuwsen

  Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Ms Lucy  Steel

Tangata Whenua

 

 

 

 


Hauraki Gulf Forum

20 February 2017

 

 

 

 

The meeting was chaired by the Senior Governance Advisor until the chair was elected.

 

Item 7 was taken at this time.

 

 

7

Election of the Hauraki Gulf Forum chair and deputy chair

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/1

MOVED by Cr C Darby, seconded by Member P Majurey:

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      elect Mayor John Tregidga as the chairperson for the 2016-2019 term.

CARRIED

 

Mayor John Tregidga assumed the chair.

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/2

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Member P Majurey:

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

b)    elect Member Liane Ngamane as the deputy chairperson for the 2016-2019 term.

CARRIED

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/3

MOVED by Member M Tamaariki-Pohe, seconded by Mayor S Goudie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)            accept the apology from Member Terrence Hohneck for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

There were no minutes for confirmation.

 

 


 

4          Public Input

 

4.1

Tamaki Estuary - Shaun Lee

 

Shaun Lee presented a powerpoint presentation regarding the potential impact of a housing development on shorebirds using the Tamaki Estuary. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/4

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Cr P Cronin:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      receive the presentation regarding Tamaki Estuary from Shaun Lee and thank him for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20 February 2017 - Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 4.1 Tamaki Estuary - presentation

 

 

4.2

Proposed Sea Change Plan - Barry Hart

 

Barry Hart addressed the forum and tabled a document in relation to the proposed Sea Change plan. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/5

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Mayor S Goudie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)            thank Barry Hart for his presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 1.8.6 Member Nicola MacDonald requested that her dissenting vote to be recorded.

 

Attachments

a     20 February 2017 - Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 4.2 Proposed Sea Change - tabled document

 

 

5          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

6          Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

Note:   Item 7 - Election of the Hauraki Gulf Forum chair and deputy chair was taken at the start of the meeting.

 

8

Implications of the Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari Marine Spatial Plan

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/6

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Member P Majurey:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note that the Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari Marine Spatial Plan provides a package of integrated actions or pathways that are broadly consistent with the Hauraki Gulf Forum’s vision and the management objectives of the Hauraki Marine Park Act 2000.

b)      agree to have a substantive discussion at the Hauraki Gulf Forum’s May 2017 meeting on the Sea Change recommendations and their implications for its future work programme.

CARRIED

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/7

MOVED by Cr R McGuire, seconded by Cr C Darby:  

c)      request that the Hauraki Gulf Forum’s Executive Officer, working collaboratively with the Technical Officers Group, provide information/advice prior to its May 2017 meeting on options to promote and implement the vision and pathways identified in Sea Change plan, within its powers and functions under the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 1.8.6 Mayor S Goudie requested that her dissenting vote be recorded for against clause c).

 

 

Cr C Darby left the meeting at 2.53pm.

Member P Majurey left the meeting at 2.53pm.

Member L Ngamane left the meeting at 2.53pm.

Mayor S Goudie left the meeting at 2.53pm.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.53pm and reconvened at 3.10pm.

 

 

9

Update on the Auckland Unitary Plan

 

A powerpoint presentation was presented in support of the item by staff. A copy has been placed on the official minutes are is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/8

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Cr D Minogue:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Marilyn Ford, an Auckland Council planner, for her update.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20 February 2017 - Hauraki Gulf Forum- Item 9 Update on the Auckland Unitary Plan- presentation

 

 

Cr R Hills left the meeting at 3.40pm

 

 

10

Predator Free 2050 Initiative

 

A presentation was provided in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/9

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Cr D Minogue:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Nicola Toki, Department of Conservation Threatened Species Ambassador, for her presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20 February 2017 - Hauraki Gulf Forum Item 10 Predator Free 2050 Initiative - presentation  

 

 

11

Auckland Local Government Reorganisation

 

Suzanne Doig and Renata Sain were present for this item.

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/10

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Cr M Lee:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Local Government Commission Chief Executive Suzanne Doig and Auckland Lead Advisor Renata Sain for their briefing.

CARRIED

 

 

Cr D Minogue left the meeting at 3.45pm

 

 

12

Executive Officer’s Report

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/11

MOVED by Cr Jenny Hayman, seconded by Cr P Cronin:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      receive the Hauraki Gulf Forum Executive Officer’s report.

CARRIED

 


 

13

Constituent Party Report

 

Resolution number HGF/2017/12

MOVED by Mayor J Tregidga, seconded by Cr M Lee:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      receive the constituent party report.

CARRIED

  

 

14        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

4.08 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 Hauraki Gulf Forum HELD ON

 

 

 

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