Waiheke Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Local Board Office, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 5.18pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cath Handley

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Meeuwsen

 

Members

Shirin Brown

 

 

Paul Walden

 

 

Bob Upchurch

 

 


Waiheke Local Board

27 September 2018

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairperson Cath Handley opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present. Member Shirin Brown led the meeting with a karakia.

 

 

2          Apologies

  

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/178

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 23 August 2018, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Use of herbicide on Waiheke - Osher Oriyah

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/179

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Osher Oriyah for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.2

Affordable housing - Claude Lewenz

 

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

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/180

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Claude Lewenz for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 September 2018, Waiheke Local Board Item 9.2 - Affordable Housing - Claude Lewenz

 

 

9.3

Latin American Film Festival - Holly Roughton and Matthias Kroger

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/181

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Holly Roughton and Matthias Kroger for their attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

9.4

Development of the Rangihoua/Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan - Paul Walden

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

 

9.5

Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust - Merran Lawlor, Karen Saunders and Titia Ryder

 

Merran Lawlor, Karen Saunders and Titia Ryder from the Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust were in attendance to speak to their funding application.

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/182

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Merran Lawlor, Karen Saunders and Titia Ryder for their attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

9.6

Road safety at Kennedy Point - Sergeant Martin Felton

 

Sergeant Martin Felton was in attendance to speak to the board about road safety at Kennedy Point.

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/183

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member S Brown:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         thank Sergeant Martin Felton for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

9.7

Wharetana Bay - Ross Gillespie

 

Ross Gillespie was in attendance to speak to the board about Wharetana Bay.

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/184

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member S Brown:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         thank Ross Gillespie for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

9.8

Development of the Rangihoua/Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan – Flynn Washington

 

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

 

Flynn Washington was in attendance to speak to the board about the Development of the Rangihoua/Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan.

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/185

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member P Walden:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Flynn Washington for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 September 2018, Waiheke Local Board Item 9.8 Development of the Rangihoua Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan, Flynn Washington

 

 

9.9

Development of the Rangihoua/Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan – Adrian Walden

 

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

 

Adrian Walden was in attendance to speak to the board about the Development of the Rangihoua/Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan.

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/186

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         thank Adrian Walden for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 September 2018, Waiheke Local Board Item 9.8 Development of the Rangihoua Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan, Adrian Walden

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Councillor's update

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

 

12

Waiheke Local Grants, Round One 2018/2019 grant allocations

 

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund or decline each application in Waiheke Local Grant Round One 2018/2019, listed in table one below.  

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-102

Kashmir Postel

Towards the operational costs of "Taiao's Journey" theatre play.

$3,990

Declined through the grants programme

Referred to Artworks Courtyard activation fund

LG1918-104

Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

Towards the costs of electrical work to establish two new bird facilities to be used by the Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust.

 

$9,660

$4,830

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-106

Parenting Place Charitable Trust

Towards seven "Attitude programme" presentations and handbooks for the Waiheke High School students.

$1,096

$500

Partial contribution towards the handbooks

LG1918-107

The Graduate Choir NZ Trust

Towards performance costs of the Graduate Choir NZ concert on Waiheke Island.

$4,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-108

Waiheke Community Art Gallery

Towards the costs of the "Sea Conversations" exhibition at Waiheke Community Art Gallery.

$5,772

$1,500

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-109

Waiheke Mountain Bike Club Incorporated

Towards the costs of advertising, trophies and race plates for the 12th annual "Round Rangihoua Race".

$1,900

Declined

Round oversubscribed

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-110

Living Without Violence Incorporated

Towards the costs of agency rental space and the annual "White Ribbon Day" campaign.

$12,500

$7,000

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-111

Joe McCracken

Community Networks Waiheke Incorporated

Towards the Waiheke Arts and Innovation Festival in 2019

$7,496

Declined through the grants programme

Referred to Artworks Courtyard activation fund

LG1918-112

Waiheke Island Community Cinema

Towards the Latin American & Spain Film Festival 2018.

$4,000

$3,000

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-113

Waiheke Island Rugby Club Incorporated

Towards the cost of two gazebos for the Waiheke Island Rugby Club

 

$4,705

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-114

Chris Bailey

Towards the bronze casting costs of a sculpture that will be featured in the Sculpture On The Gulf.

$4,000

Declined

Low priority for funding

LG1918-116

Waiheke Community Pool Incorporated

Towards the purchase and installation of heaters, pool cover and a generator for the Te Huruhi pool.

$10,000

Declined through the grants programme

$10,000 from LDI swimming pool feasibility budget

LG1918-118

Mountains To Sea Conservation Trust

Towards the cost of providing a school programme, snorkel day at Enclosure Bay and guided paddle in Te Matuku for Waiheke primary and high school students.

$7,196

$1,500

Partial contribution towards the public snorkeling day

LG1918-119

Waiheke Community Childcare Centre Incorporated

Towards upgrading the kitchen facilities at the Waiheke Community Childcare Centre.

$7,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-121

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Towards triage staff salary costs.

$409

Declined

Low priority for funding

Total

 

 

$87,724

$18,330

 

 

 

Table Two: Waiheke Local Grant Round One 2018/2019 multi-board grant application:

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Eligibility

Comments

MB1819-172

The Parkinson's New Zealand Charitable Trust

Towards the salaries of six Parkinson's community educators.

$4,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

Total

 

 

$4,000.00

 

 

MOVED by Member S Brown, seconded by Member P Walden, an amendment by way of replacement to application LG1918-104 and LG1918-112 only:    

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)            agree to fund, part-fund or decline each application in Waiheke Local Grant Round One 2018/2019, listed in table one below:

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-104

Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

Towards the costs of electrical work to establish two new bird facilities to be used by the Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust.

$9,660

$5,830

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-112

Waiheke Island Community Cinema

Towards the Latin American & Spain Film Festival 2018.

$4,000

$4,000

Full contribution.

 

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared LOST by two votes to three.

LOST

 

The Chairperson put the substantive motion.

Resolution number WHK/2018/187

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund or decline each application in Waiheke Local Grant Round One 2018/2019, listed in table one below.  

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-102

Kashmir Postel

Towards the operational costs of "Taiao's Journey" theatre play.

$3,990

Declined through the grants programme

Referred to Artworks Courtyard activation fund

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-104

Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust

Towards the costs of electrical work to establish two new bird facilities to be used by the Native Bird Rescue Charitable Trust.

$9,660

$4,830

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-106

Parenting Place Charitable Trust

Towards seven "Attitude programme" presentations and handbooks for the Waiheke High School students.

$1,096

$500

Partial contribution towards the handbooks

LG1918-107

The Graduate Choir NZ Trust

Towards performance costs of the Graduate Choir NZ concert on Waiheke Island.

$4,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-108

Waiheke Community Art Gallery

Towards the costs of the "Sea Conversations" exhibition at Waiheke Community Art Gallery.

$5,772

$1,500

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-109

Waiheke Mountain Bike Club Incorporated

Towards the costs of advertising, trophies and race plates for the 12th annual "Round Rangihoua Race".

$1,900

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-110

Living Without Violence Incorporated

Towards the costs of agency rental space and the annual "White Ribbon Day" campaign.

$12,500

$7,000

Partial contribution towards the project

LG1918-111

Joe McCracken

Community Networks Waiheke Incorporated

Towards the Waiheke Arts and Innovation Festival in 2019

$7,496

Declined through the grants programme

Referred to Artworks Courtyard activation fund 

LG1918-112

Waiheke Island Community Cinema

Towards the Latin American & Spain Film Festival 2018.

$4,000

$3,000

Partial contribution towards the project

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Total amount allocated

Comments

LG1918-113

Waiheke Island Rugby Club Incorporated

Towards the cost of two gazebos for the Waiheke Island Rugby Club

$4,705

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-114

Chris Bailey

Towards the bronze casting costs of a sculpture that will be featured in the Sculpture On The Gulf.

$4,000

Declined

Low priority for funding

LG1918-116

Waiheke Community Pool Incorporated

Towards the purchase and installation of heaters, pool cover and a generator for the Te Huruhi pool.

$10,000

Declined through the grants programme

$10,000 from LDI swimming pool feasibility budget

LG1918-118

Mountains To Sea Conservation Trust

Towards the cost of providing a school programme, snorkel day at Enclosure Bay and guided paddle in Te Matuku for Waiheke primary and high school students.

$7,196

$1,500

Partial contribution towards the public snorkeling day

LG1918-119

Waiheke Community Childcare Centre Incorporated

Towards upgrading the kitchen facilities at the Waiheke Community Childcare Centre.

$7,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

LG1918-121

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Towards triage staff salary costs.

$409

Declined

Low priority for funding

Total

 

 

$87,724

$18,330

 

 

Table Two: Waiheke Local Grant Round One 2018/2019 multi-board grant application:

 

App. ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Eligibility

 

MB1819-172

The Parkinson's New Zealand Charitable Trust

Towards the salaries of six Parkinson's community educators.

$4,000

Declined

Round oversubscribed

Total

 

 

$4,000.00

 

 

CARRIED

 

13

Local board feedback on the government's proposed mandatory phase out of single-use plastic shopping bags

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/188

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      approve the formal feedback (Attachment A) on the Ministry for the Environment’s consultation on the proposed mandatory phase out of single-use plastic shopping bags that was presented to the Environment and Community Committee on 11 September 2018.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Waiheke Island Community Pool – 2018 Feasibility Study update

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/189

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the appointment of Visitor Solutions Limited to undertake the Waiheke Island Community Pool 2018 Feasibility Study and allocate up to $50,000 from its Locally Driven Initiatives Opex budget for this purpose.

CARRIED

 

 

15

Resetting the Waiheke Local Board role in the Development and Finalisation of the Rangihoua and Onetangi Sports Park Management Plan

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/190

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         agree that resolution WHK/2018/153 pertaining to Item 12:  Development of a local park management plan for Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park from the 26 July 2018 meeting, be rescinded:

Resolution number WHK/2018/153

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson P Walden, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:

c)     approve option (a) appointment of all local board members as the Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park management plan committee to hear objections and comments from submitters, consider the extent to which they have been allowed or accepted or disallowed or not accepted and approve the management plan.

and replaced with:

c)      appoint Chairperson C Handley (as chair), Members S Brown and J Meeuwsen and the Great Barrier Local Board chair as a committee to develop the draft Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park management plan including decisions on:

i)       the scope of the management plan

ii)      inclusion of Rangihoua maunga and landscape amenity area following consultation with Ngati Paoa and/or decisions by the Rangihoua and Tawaipareira Committee

iii)     whether to declare and classify any part of Rangihoua Reserve following consultation with Ngati Paoa and/or decisions by the Rangihoua and Tawaipareira Committee

iv)     publicly notifying the intention to prepare the plan and seek comments to inform the preparation of the plan

v)      publicly notifying the draft plan and seeking comments and objections on the draft plan.

d)      appoint Chairperson C Handley (as chair), Members S Brown and J Meeuwsen, the Great Barrier Local Board chair and an independent commissioner experienced in Reserves Act matters as a committee to:

i)       hear objections and comments from submitters

ii)      consider the extent to which they would be allowed or accepted or disallowed or not accepted

iii)     seek, where required, the Minister of Conservation’s comments and/or approval of the management plan

iv)     approve the Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park management plan.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Under Standing Order 1.9.7 Member P Walden requested that his vote against be recorded.

 

 

16

Updating the Waiheke Local Board on ATEED’s activities between 1 January and 30 June 2018

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/191

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      receive Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development Limited’s six-monthly report to Waiheke Local Board for 1 January to 30 June 2018, as shown in attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Auckland Transport Waiheke Local Board update - September 2018

 

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

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/192

MOVED by Member P Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)        note the Auckland Transport Waiheke Local Board update - September 2018.

b)      support the proposed parking and fee changes to Matiatia and Oneroa as outlined in the attached press release, including the six carparks on Ocean View Road changing to a six hour limit, noting that the Matiatia changes are interim arrangements to address current issues pending final decisions as part of the proposed Matiatia Plan.

c)        note that further temporary changes to the front carpark at Matiatia are proposed for summer 2018/19 to address keyhole safety and congestion issues resulting from visitor numbers and the needs of tour vehicles.

d)      allocate $20,000 from the transport capital fund to contribute to the installation of  CCTV cameras in the Matiatia and Owhanake carpark.

e)        request Auckland Transport act with urgency to introduce traffic calming mechanisims down to Kennedy Point Wharf over and above the traffic management plan prepared by HED Construction.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 September 2018, Waiheke Local Board Item 17 Auckland Transport Waiheke Local Board update - September 2018

 

 

18

Classify 67 Ocean View Road, Waiheke as a scenic reserve

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/193

MOVED by Member P Walden, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board have been consulted and are delegated by resolution number GB/2017/117 to resolve:

a)      to classify 67 Ocean View Road, Waiheke, the land legally described as Lot 52 DP 183455, comprising of 5.5506 hectares (more or less) and contained in certificate of title NA114B/609 subject to Section 16 (2A) of the Reserves Act 1977 for the purposes of a scenic reserve subject to Section 19 (1) (b) of the Reserves Act 1977.

CARRIED

 

 

19

Chairperson's report

 

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

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/194

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Member S Brown:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the report from Chairperson Cath Handley.

b)       receive and approve the tabled feedback on the reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 for attachment to the Auckland Council submission, as referred to in the Chairperson’s report.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 September 2018, Waiheke Local Board Item 19 Chairperson's report, Residential Tenancies Act 1986 feedback

 

 

20

Waiheke Local Board workshop record of proceedings

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/195

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the record of proceedings of the Waiheke Local Board workshops held on 16 August, 23 August, 30 August, 6 September and 13 September 2018.

CARRIED

 

 

21

Governance Forward Work Programme

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/196

MOVED by Member S Brown, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the Governance Forward Work Programme.

CARRIED

 

 

22

List of resource consents

 

Resolution number WHK/2018/197

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)     note the lists of resource consents lodged related to Waiheke Island from 11 to 17 August, 18 to 24 August, 25 to 31 August, 1 to 7 September and 8 to 14 September.

CARRIED

  

 

23        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

Member Shirin Brown closed the meeting with the following karakia.

Waiho i te toipoto kaua i te toiroa

Let us keep close together, not far apart

 

 

7.21 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 Waiheke Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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