Manurewa Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a hearing of the Manurewa Local Board held in the Manurewa Local Board Office, 7 Hill Road, Manurewa on Thursday, 10 August 2017 at 9.30am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Angela Dalton

Deputy Chairperson

Rangi McLean

Members

Joseph Allan

 

Stella Cattle

 

Sarah Colcord

 

Angela Cunningham-Marino

 

Ken Penney

 

ABSENT

 

 

  Member Simeon Brown (leave of absence)

 

Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE (with apology)

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

 Daniel Newman (from 9.38am)

 

 


Manurewa Local Board

10 August 2017

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Manurewa Local Board Deputy Chairperson, Rangi McLean, led the meeting in prayer.

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number MR/2017/157

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member S Cattle:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from Councillor Sir John Walker for absence and Councillor Daniel Newman for lateness.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Rangi McLean, Deputy Chairperson, declared a conflict of interest in all Manurewa Local Board draft plan submissions received from Hapai Te Hauora.

 

4          Leave of Absence

 

Member Simeon Brown was granted leave of absence for the period 18 May to 19 October 2017 at the 18 May 2017 Manurewa Local Board business meeting.

 

5

Draft Manurewa Local Board Plan 2017 Hearing

 

The additional information tabled by submitters is publicly available on the Auckland Council website as an attachment to the minutes.

 

Resolution number MR/2017/158

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member A Cunningham-Marino:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      receive submissions and feedback on the draft Manurewa Local Board Plan 2017.

b)      hear submitters wanting to speak in support of their submission to the draft Manurewa Local Board Plan 2017.

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/159

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member S Cattle:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

c)      thank submitter number 5554, Lee Manaia and Italia Tipelu from Netball Manurewa Inc for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       support the local board plan priorities

-       have a strategic and business plan with objectives that contribute to outcome four of the draft local board plan

-       accessing sustainable operating funding is a challenge

-       strong view of the facility being a community facility for hire

-       netball and squash courts maintenance issues and costs to repair.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/160

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member J Allan:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

d)      thank submitter number 3537, Xtina Manuela from Shooting Stars Playgroup for her presentation to the board concerning:

-       high cost of venue hire fees for community groups

-       lack of suitable facilities for community groups to use or hire in Wiri

-       having to travel out of the area to enjoy good playgrounds

-       concern about the Wiri area flooding and water issues including stormwater pond flooding affecting use of access ways by families and children trying to get to and from school and the health and safety issues associated with this.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/161

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R McLean:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

e)      thank submitter number 1904, Sudhir Rajagopalan for his presentation to the board concerning:

-       supportive of creative spaces for local talent and artists

-       supportive of education training and employment initiatives for young people, working with employers, providers and businesses  

-       heavy vehicle access along Stratford and Hill Road areas to motorway and safety issues

-       traffic light phasing at Hill Road intersection

-       evidence supports the playing of classical music at rail stations in the evening to enhance safety

-       zero tolerance towards car washers

-       abuse of disability parking, requires better enforcement

-       the idea of a small museum in Manurewa to capture local history and encourage  visitors to the area

-       improve promotion of Botanic Gardens and Totara Park across Auckland.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/162

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member J Allan:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

f)       thank submitter number 806, Liviu Filimon from Liviu-Avionics and Instruments Ltd for his presentation to the board concerning:

-       a good community is key to success to all activities

-       the need for good roads and better connections especially with so many houses being built should be a priority

-       ideas for reducing time spent on roads in Manurewa including better connections on and off the Southern motorway.

 

CARRIED

 

Secretarial Note: Councillor Daniel Newman left the hearing at 10.32am.

 

Resolution number MR/2017/163

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member S Colcord:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

g)      thank submitter number 6262, Patricia Riley from Hapai Te Hauora for her presentation to the board concerning:

-       less alcohol outlets and gambling venues as harm associated with alcohol and gambling impacts on the community including increase in crime

-       impact on families when charging for access to local community pools

-       the need for an exercise room on site at the Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre in Sykes Road for community groups to use for their exercise programmes.

 

CARRIED

 

Secretarial Note: Councillor Daniel Newman returned to the hearing at 10.52am.

 

Resolution number MR/2017/164

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R McLean:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

h)      thank submitter number 5996, Dr. Nicki Jackson and Nathan Cowie from Alcohol Healthwatch for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       overview of Alcohol Healthwatch role and function

-       New Zealand drinking statistics

-       how alcohol links to crime, safety, rubbish, fear and impact on public spaces

-       how alcohol consumption can hinder achievement of local board plans and goals

-       role of local boards and how they can assist in reducing alcohol-related harm

-       partnering with local boards

-       supports the positive approach of the local board plan.

 

CARRIED

 

That the Manurewa Local Board:

i)        note that submitter number 6032, Cancer Society was not in attendance to speak in support of their submission.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2017/165

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member S Colcord:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

j)       thank submitter number 5027, Chloe Destrieux and Damian Piiula from Manurewa Youth Council for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       draft plan provides outcomes relevant to youth in the community

-       installation of solar panels at various locations including Auckland Council community facilities

-       local board commitment towards cleaning up Weymouth Beach and improving water quality

-       supports creative space projects

-       the community and young people’s top 10 “make Manurewa greater” ideas will be used to form part of the Manurewa Youth Council work plan

-       official opening of the youth council space is scheduled for October or November

-       does not want to see sports clubs charged for using parks.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Resolution number MR/2017/166

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R McLean:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

k)      thank submitter number 5709, Huriwai Paki from Waikato-Tainui for his presentation to the board concerning:

-       generally supportive of the local board plan outcomes

-       recognition and implementation of the Waikato-Tainui Environmental Management Plan

-       supportive of strategic outcomes that seek to partner with iwi to achieve iwi outcomes

-       acknowledgement that everyone has a part to play and the key is to work together

-       future signing of a formal relationship agreement between Waikato-Tainui and various local boards including Manurewa Local Board.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

That the Manurewa Local Board:

l)        note that submitter number 3532, Mana-Rewa Collective was not in attendance to speak in support of their submission.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2017/167

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member K Penney:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

m)     thank submitter numbers 4056 and 5142, Kelvin Hieatt and Greg Simmons from the Totara Park Mountain Bike Club Inc for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       history, overview and membership of the Totara Park Mountain Bike Club

-       supportive of the Totara Park Masterplan and its implementation

-       current challenges facing the bike club including small and limiting trail network, stock and water damage, carpark security, no family friendly area and safety concerns through sharing tracks with equestrian, walkers and runners

-       bike track maintenance and improvements

-       working with stakeholders

-       vision and costings for staged bike track extensions from 11 kilometres up to 30 kilometres, and  other park developments

-       potential for future mountain bike events from beginner to experts including regional and national events.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/168

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R McLean:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

n)      thank submitter Te Kaha O Te Rangatahi Trust, Raniera Pene and Debi Kapa for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       would like an innovative rangatahi youth hub in Clendon similar to one stop hubs located in other parts of New Zealand as a vehicle to solving societal challenges

-       it would have space that that is safe, fun and empowering, has a health clinic, delivers leadership programmes, enables rangatahi to be creative with their natural talents and provides them with confidence and capabilities to achieve their dreams

-       Manurewa youth can be world shakers, leaders and changers

-       see this as a key priority affecting positive spirit within the community and developing leaders of change in various spaces

-       safe youth spaces are missing in Manurewa

-       monthly youth events held at different sites.

 

CARRIED

 

That the Manurewa Local Board:

o)      note that submitter number 3466, Jake Humphreys was not in attendance to speak in support of his submission.

 

 

 

That the Manurewa Local Board:

p)      note that submitter number 6019, Faauuga Ioane from Hapai Te Hauora was not in attendance to speak to speak in support of her submission.

 

 

 

Resolution number MR/2017/169

MOVED by Chairperson A Dalton, seconded by Member J Allan:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

q)      thank submitter number 5890, Graeme Hansen and John Adams from Auckland Teaching Garden Trust for their presentation to the board concerning:

-       would like to see the plan actively support the use of public spaces and areas that are waiting for development, for urban and community gardens

-       for local boards to further encourage a sustainable approach, promote recycling and reduction of green waste

-       acknowledge the local board’s support of the Maich Road teaching garden

-       recognise the importance and role of teaching gardens in supporting local food production

-       can support communities to apply for funds and write and implement plans.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/170

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R McLean, seconded by Chairperson A Dalton:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

r)         accept the tabled additional information from Amy Parlane and Yolande             Dickensen-Smith in support of their submission number 5002.  A copy of the             document is   available on the Auckland Council website as a minute             attachment.

s)         invite Amy Parlane and Yolande Dickensen-Smith to present in person             their submission supporting information at a deputation.  

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number MR/2017/171

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R McLean, seconded by Member K Penney:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

t)       seek clarification regarding the following topics to further inform the draft Manurewa Local Board 2017:

-       options associated with fees and charges for community venue hire for Manurewa based community groups

-       options for scoping a new playground within Wiri  

-       next steps for developing the relationship with Waikato-Tainui

-       options for extending the mountain bike tracks at Totara Park through the Development Contribution Growth Fund

-       options for increased marketing of Totara Park as a destination park.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Manurewa Local Board Hearing submitter number 5554 Netball Manurewa additional information

b     Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 1904 Sudhir Rajagopalan additional information

c    Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 806 Liviu-Avionics and Instruments Ltd additional information

d    Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 5996 Alcohol Healthwatch presentation

e     Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 5027 Manurewa Youth Council additional information

f     Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 5709 Waikato-Tainui submission

g    Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter numbers 4056 and 5142 Totara Park Mountain Bike Club presentation

h    Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter (no number) Te Kaha O Te Rangatahi Trust additional information

i      Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing (misfiled submission) submission number 6019 Hapai Te Hauora

j     Manurewa Local Board Plan Hearing submitter number 5002 Amy Parlane and Yolande Dickensen-Smith additional information

 

  

 

 

1.00pm                                               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 Manurewa Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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