Te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take Taiohi /

Youth Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Youth Advisory Panel held in the Council Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, Ground Floor, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Monday, 8 April 2019 at 6.41pm.

 

present

 

Deputy Chairperson

Damian Piilua

 

Members

Stella Andrews

 

 

Michael Chu Shing

 

 

Jack Downs

 

 

Aniva Feau

 

 

Amy Irvine

 

 

Luke Johnson

 

 

Elja Murphy

 

 

Ogonna Nweke

 

 

Jacqueline Paul

 

 

Lucy Pearson

 

 

Star Rawiri

 

 

Taric Speir

 

 

Na'or Tal Alfassi Berman

 

 

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

Until 7.40pm, Item 7

Chief Liaison Councillor

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Katjoesja Buissink

 

 

 

Shehara Farik

 

 

 

Kramer Hoeflich

 

 

 

Dayeon Lee

 

 

 

Veisinia Maka

 

 

 

 


Youth Advisory Panel

8 April 2019

 

 

 

1          Apologies

  

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         accepted the apologies from Chairperson V Maka, Member S Farik, and Member D Lee for absence.

 

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)         confirmed the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 8 October 2018, as a true and correct record.

 

 

 

4          Additional Items 

 

There were no additional items.

 

 

5.1

Public Input: Strike for Climate

 

Elmira Booth, Rebecca Kerr, Luke Orbell, and Marcail Parkinson, were present and to the panel about the School Strike for Climate.

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)      received the public input from Elmira Booth, Rebecca Kerr, Luke Orbell, and Marcail Parkinson about the School Strike for Climate, and thanked them for attending.

 

 

Note: questions and answers included:

 

·         reasons for organizing the School Strike for Climate, including letting government and politicians know that action should be taken on climate change.

·         How the strike was advertised, including through social media.

·         Reactions to the strike from the media, politicians, and school staff.

·         How the panel can support students to foster leadership in schools.

·         Next steps including what the government can do, and the potential for further strikes.

 

 

 

 

5.2

Mana Rangatahi - Auckland Climate Action Plan

 

Freya Schaumkel, and Danielle Newton, Mana Rangatahi; and Te Aue Addison-Te Whare, Senior Advisor – Research & Performance Monitoring, were present and spoke to the panel about the Auckland Climate Action Plan Development process.

 

 

A presentation was tabled in support of the item. A copy has been attached to the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)      received the public input from Freya Schaumkel and Danielle Newton, Mana Rangatahi, and Te Aue Addison-Te Whare, about the Auckland Climate Action Plan, and thanked them for attending.

 

 

Note: discussion included:

 

·         The process and focus of the ropu, which was formed around relationships (whakawhanaunatanga).

·         Panel members were encouraged to share the presentation and information with their networks. The information is for those aged between 11 and 25.

 

 

Attachments

a     8 April 2019 - Youth Advisory Panel - Item 5.2, Mana Rangatahi - Auckland Climate Action Plan - presentation

 

 

6

Liaison councillor's update

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)      noted the update from the liaison councillor, Fa’anana Efeso Collins.

 

 

 

7

Auckland's Water Future consultation

 

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

 

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)      received the report on Auckland’s Water Future. 

 

 

Note: discussion included:

 

·         The impact of Te Ao Maori values in the strategy.

·         The involvement of the kaitiaki forum in developing the strategy

·         Consultation closes on 19 April, the panel were encouraged to feedback formally as a panel, and individually.

 

 

Attachments

a     8 April 2019 - Youth Advisory Panel - Item 7, Auckland's Water Future consultation - PowerPoint presentation

 

 

Cr E Collins left the meeting at 7.40pm.

 

 

 

8

Panel members' update

 

The Youth Advisory Panel:

a)      noted the panel members’ updates.

 

 

Notes: panel members discussed the following updates:

 

·         Updates on studies, jobs and volunteer work .

·         Work with local youth boards, for example, a Puketāpapa youth board summit coming up in May, and work with local mosques.

·         Nominations for Whau youth awards.

·         Attendance at Climate Change Conference.

·         Working with Housing New Zealand on cycleways in Māngere.

·         Auckland Youth Voice Network meeting – meeting with youth representatives from across Auckland.

·         Upcoming Pacific Peoples Advisory Panel co-hosted meeting with Community Development and Safety Committee on Thursday 18 April, which is open to the public.

 

 

 

 

9          Consideration of Additional Items

 

There was no consideration of additional items.   

 

 

 

 

 

7.54pm                                               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 Youth Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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