Komiti Whanake Hapori me ōna Kaupapa Āhuru/ Community Development and Safety Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Community Development and Safety Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 5 July 2018 at 1.37pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Dr Cathy Casey

 

Deputy Chairperson

Fa’anana Efeso Collins

 

Members

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

IMSB Member

Tony Kake

Until 4.30pm, item 11

Ex-officio

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

From 3.46pm, item 10

until 4.30pm, item 11

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Cr Wayne Walker

For leave of absence

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

 

IMSB Member

Dennis Kirkwood

 

Ex-officio

Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore

 

 


Community Development and Safety Committee

05 July 2018

 

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number COM/2018/13

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson E Collins:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr Wayne Walker and IMSB Member Dennis Kirkwood for absence and Cr Daniel Newman and Cr John Walker for absence on council business.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number COM/2018/14

MOVED by IMSB Member T Kake, seconded by Deputy Chairperson E Collins:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

6          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 


 

 

8

Understanding the National Context and Progress on Gender Issues

 

Dr Jackie Blue, Human Rights Commissioner was in attendance.

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

 

Resolution number COM/2018/15

MOVED by IMSB Member T Kake, seconded by Deputy Chairperson E Collins:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)      receive the presentation from Dr Jackie Blue, Human Rights Commissioner and thank her for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     5 July 2018 Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 8 - Understanding the National Context and Progress on Gender Issues - presentation

 

 

9

Sharing Perspectives on Gender Issues (panel discussion)

 

Christine King, Pacific Women’s Watch; Whitney Adam, Women in Urbanism; Cinammon Whitlock, Māori Women's Welfare League and Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop, CNZM, P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Incorporated were in attendance for this item as part of a panel discussion facilitated by Ramari Slattery, Head of the Strategic Portfolio and Programme Office, Auckland Council.

 

Resolution number COM/2018/16

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)   receive the presentations from Christine King, Pacific Women’s Watch; Whitney Adam, Women in Urbanism; Cinammon Whitlock, Māori Women's Welfare League and Tagaloatele Professor Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop, CNZM, P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Incorporated and thank them for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.20pm and reconvened at 3.46pm.

 

Mayor P Goff entered the meeting at 3.46pm.

 

10

In Conversation with the Rt. Hon. Helen Clark on the International Context on Gender

 

Rt Hon Helen Clark was in attendance for this item, in conversation with Deborah James, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Auckalnd Council.

 

Resolution number COM/2018/17

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr J Watson:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)      receive the presentation from Rt. Hon Helen Clark and thank her for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

Mayor P Goff left the meeting at 4.30pm.

 

The meeting adjourned at 4.30pm and reconvened at 4.40pm.

 

 

11

Gender issues raised by the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

 

IMSB Member T Kake retired from the meeting at 4.40pm.

 

Deborah James, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Auckalnd Council provided a PowerPoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number COM/2018/18

MOVED by Cr J Bartley, seconded by Cr A Filipaina:  

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)      note that the New Zealand Government ratified CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women) in 1985 and will report to the United Nations on progress with the CEDAW goals on 12 July 2018, along with several non-government organisations;

b)      note that council has strategic commitments guiding work programmes which align with some of the CEDAW articles and goals;

c)      agree to receive progress updates to this committee every two years on work programmes which align with CEDAW goals.

d)      request  officers prepare report concerning Auckland Council joining the Cities for CEDAW programme.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     5 July 2018 Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 11 - Gender issues raised by the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - presentation

 

 

12        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

4.59pm                                               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 Community Development and Safety Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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