Ngā Hui a te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take ā-Taiwhenua / Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Friday, 7 September 2018 at 12:33pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Deputy Mayor and Franklin Ward Councillor

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Greg Sayers

Rodney Ward Councillor

Members

Marie Appleton

Rural Women NZ

 

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

Lucy Deverall

Horticulture NZ (alternate)

 

Steve Levet

Rural Contractors NZ

 

Andrew Maclean

Federated Farmers

 

Greg McCracken

Fonterra

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ and Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Māori Statutory Board Member

From 12.36pm, Item 4

 

Colin Smith

Rodney Local Board member (alternate)

 

ABSENT

 

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

Brenda Steele

Rodney Local Board Member

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Neil Henderson

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

 

Leeann Morgan

Young Farmers

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association

 

Also preSENT

 

 

Gavin Marshall

Fonterra

 

 


Rural Advisory Panel

07 September 2018

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number RUR/2018/24

MOVED by Member A Cole, seconded by Member R Parton:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Member G Smith, Member P Spencer, Member B Steele, Member L Morgan, Member, N Henderson and Member K Vallabh for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/25

MOVED by Member R Parton, seconded by Member G McCracken:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 6 July 2018, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business 

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Chair's Update

 

Member G Wilcox entered the meeting at 12.36pm.

 

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/26

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson G Sayers, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         note the update from Cr Bill Cashmore, Chair Rural Advisory Panel.

·         Urban district areas

·         target rate changes in the Long-term plan (i.e water quality, environment and fuel tax)

·         unitary plan

CARRIED

 


 

 

6

Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Award 2018

 

Steve and Claire Dill were present.

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/27

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Sayers:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      congratulate the Dill family for winning the 2018 Regional Supreme Award and thank them for their presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     7 September 2018 Rural Advisory Panel: ITem 6 - Auckland Ballance Farm Award 2018 - presentation  

 

 

Note:   Item 9 – Presentation by Fonterra Ltd was taken at this point.

 

 

9

Presentation by Fonterra Ltd.

 

Gavin Marshall was in attendance to address the panel.

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/28

MOVED by Member R Gardner, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the presentation and thank Gavin for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20180907 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 9 Presentation by Fonterra Ltd - presentation  

 

 

7

New Zealand's Food Story - the Pukekohe Hub

 

Lucy Deverall was in attendance to address the panel

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/29

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the report from Lucy Deverall and thank her for her presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20180907 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 7 New Zealand's Food Story - the Pukekohe Hub - presentation

b     20180907 Rural Advisory Panel: New Zealand's Food Story - the Pukekohe Hub, presentation provisions on elite and prime land

 

 

8

Discharges from Cultivated Land Project

 

Resolution number RUR/2018/30

MOVED by Member A Cole, seconded by Chairperson BC Cashmore:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      discuss the proposed project and provide their feedback to the project team.

CARRIED

 

 

Note:   Item 9 – Presentation by Fonterra Ltd was taken after Item 6 - Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Award 2018.

 

 

10        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

3.26 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

 

 

 

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