I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Heritage Advisory Panel will be held on:




Meeting Room:



Monday, 14 April 2014


1 Greys Avenue
 Auckland Council Building
 Level 15, Committee meeting room


Heritage Advisory Panel









Cr Mike Lee



Elizabeth Aitken-Rose

Dr Ann McEwan


David Beamish

Graeme Murdoch


Graeme Burgess

Bill Rayner


Rob Enright

Sherry Reynolds


Michael Geale

Lorraine Wilson


John La Roche

Sally Hughes


Allan Matson

Jim Mathers


Jane Matthews

Leyton Chan


(Quorum 10 members)




Suad Allie

Democracy Advisor


9 April 2014


Contact Telephone: (09) 367 3078

Email: suad.allie@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz










·         Provide advice to the council in relation to:

-     the direction and content of strategies, policies and initiatives

-     any matter that the panel considers to be of particular interest or concern to the historic heritage of Auckland

·         To deliver advice for improving the promotion and management of historic heritage of the Auckland region

·         Advise Auckland Council on council processes and mechanisms for engagement with the historic heritage community, including owners of heritage buildings in Auckland.

·         To recommend historic heritage expert membership and provide advice to the Auckland Urban Design Panel.





To provide a forum for the consideration of issues affecting historic heritage of the Auckland region and provide advice to the council.





The priorities for the panel include:


·         Historic Heritage Plan

·         Issues relating to the Unitary Plan

·         Council processes

·         Input into the Auckland Urban Design Panel.





The panel’s spokesperson is its chairperson.



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ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                        PAGE

1          Apologies                                                                                                                        7

2          Declaration of Interest                                                                                                   7

3          Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                               7

4          Extraordinary Business                                                                                                7

5          Mainline Steam Heritage                                                                                               9

6          Heritage Incentives                                                                                                      11

7          Heritage Survey - Pre 1944 update                                                                            13

8          Heritage Advisory Panel - Matters for consideration                                              15 

9          Consideration of Extraordinary Items 



1          Apologies


At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.


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.


3          Confirmation of Minutes


That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 25 February 2014, as a true and correct record.



4          Extraordinary Business


Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:


“An item that is not on the agenda for a meeting may be dealt with at that meeting if-


(a)        The local authority by resolution so decides; and


(b)        The presiding member explains at the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public,-


(i)         The reason why the item is not on the agenda; and


(ii)        The reason why the discussion of the item cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting.”


Section 46A(7A) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:


“Where an item is not on the agenda for a meeting,-


(a)        That item may be discussed at that meeting if-


(i)         That item is a minor matter relating to the general business of the local authority; and


(ii)        the presiding member explains at the beginning of the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public, that the item will be discussed at the meeting; but


(b)        no resolution, decision or recommendation may be made in respect of that item except to refer that item to a subsequent meeting of the local authority for further discussion.”




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Mainline Steam Heritage


File No.: CP2014/06859






Luke Niue, Jenni Goulding, Gary Lawson and Stuart Walker, General Manager, Mainline Steam Heritage Trust will be providing the panel on a presentation regarding Mainline Steam heritage issues.



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Heritage Incentives


File No.: CP2014/06933






Raewyn Sendles, Principal Specialist Natural Heritage and David Bade Specialist Built Heritage will be providing a presentation on Heritage Incentives.


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Heritage Survey - Pre 1944 update


File No.: CP2014/06934






Tanya Sorrell, Team Leader Built &Cultural Heritage Policy will be providing an update on the Pre-1944 Heritage Survey



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Heritage Advisory Panel - Matters for consideration


File No.: CP2014/06935





1.       To discuss and consider matters of consideration in Attachment A.



That the Heritage Advisory Panel:

a)      consider the attachment and agree to the items listed.









Heritage Panel - Areas of Priority





Noel Reardon - Manager, Heritage


Ludo Campbell-Reid - Environmental Strategy & Policy Manager


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Heritage Panel Areas of Priority

·    Education/training targeted at heritage capacity building both within Council and with consultants/key stakeholders. Partnerships between Council and the education institutions. Investigate tertiary education possibilities including a bachelor course.

·    Explore the use of incentives - financial, regulatory and non-statutory for heritage protection.

·    The maintenance and refurbishment of heritage properties, including those owned by Council.

·    The impact of a national approach to earthquake strengthening.

·    Advocate for resource to undertake heritage survey work and provide guidance where appropriate.

·    Providing advice on improving Council processes and outcomes relating to resource consent applications.

·    The effects of Council policies and actions on the public and other groups, in order to better understand how Heritage is perceived by all sectors, property owners, architects, planners, iwi groups, community groups, youth.

·    Continued input to strategic historic heritage policy documents.

·    Providing advice and information on strategies, survey and schedule development.

·    Providing advice on innovative solutions and promoting and highlighting successful educational and conservation initiatives.

·    Compliance: assistance to Council in developing regulations that can be enforced.

·    Penalties: assistance to Council in developing robust consequences for those not recognising their obligations.


·    A championing of heritage's benefits: economic, social, cultural and environmental (with the development of an evidence base).


·    Integration of heritage into all the dimensions of Council's activities.



·    Supporting Council in statutory reviews that might diminish the legislative significance of heritage.

·    Continued expert heritage representation on Council’s Urban Design Panel.

·    Improve heritage information to the general public and property owners that will assist public and property owners alike.

·    The Panel to build relationships across Council and wider external heritage sector.