Orākei Local Board






Minutes of a meeting of the Orākei Local Board held in the St Chads Church and Community Centre, 38 St Johns Road, Meadowbank on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 5.00pm.





Desley Simpson, JP




Deputy Chairperson

Mark Thomas





Ken Baguley





Troy Churton





Kate Cooke





Colin Davis, JP





Kit Parkinson



































Orākei Local Board

25 September 2014



1          Welcome



2          Apologies


There were no apologies.


3          Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


4          Confirmation of Minutes


There were no minutes to confirm.


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


There were no requests for public forum.


10        Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.


11        Notices of Motion



Notice of Motion - Hearings Panel Recommendations on
Review of Local Dog Access Rules


Resolution number OR/2014/43

MOVED by Member TG Churton, seconded by Member CRJ Davis:  

That the Orākei Local Board:

a)      receives and adopts the decision report, titled “Hearing Panel Report on Dog Access Rules in the Orakei Local Board Area 2014” (Attachment A).

b)      adopts the amendments to the Auckland Council Policy on Dogs 2012 as contained in the hearing panel’s decision report in resolution a) pursuant to section 10 of the Dog Control Act 1996 with a commencement date of 25 October 2014 (the Saturday of Labour weekend).


c)      requests the Governing Body to give effect to the amendments in  resolution b) by making the necessary amendments to the Auckland Council Policy on Dogs 2012 pursuant to section 10 of the Dog Control Act 1996 and Auckland Council Dog Management Bylaw 2012 in accordance with section 10(6) of the Dog Control Act 1996.

d)      authorises the Manager Policies and Bylaws in consultation with the chair of the Orakei Local Board Dog Access Bylaw Review Panel to make any minor edits or amendments to (b) and (c) to correct any identified errors or typographical edits.




Submissions on the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan


Resolution number OR/2014/44

MOVED by Chairperson DEC Simpson, seconded by Member CRJ Davis:  

That the Orākei Local Board:

a)      receives this report and the written and verbal submissions on the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan.

b)      thanks the submitters on the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan for their submissions.

c)      notes that 3943 (48 per cent) of all local board plan submitters referred to the Orakei Draft Plan, the highest number of all local boards

d)      notes that of the submitters that rated the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan, 94% agreed or strongly agreed that it is on the right track

e)      notes that a majority of submitters supported each of the individual initiatives in the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan, except for completion of stream works at Madills Farm, which was opposed by a majority of submitters.

f)       agrees to the following additions to the Draft Orakei Local Board Plan in response to strong community support:

i.        Add a statement to the Plan noting that the Orakei Local Board will support a contribution to improvements to the Auckland Netball Centre at St John’s through one of the following avenues:

·   application to the Facilities Partnership Grant

·   inclusion in the Long Term Plan

·   inclusion in the Community Facility Network Plan

ii.       Add a statement noting that there was strong community support for some of the projects in the Crossfield Reserve, Madills Farm and Glover Park Masterplan and that the Orakei Local Board will work with relevant community groups to progress this work

iii.      Add the project to install floodlights at Orakei Domain to the Local Board Plan.

g)      agrees that the Chair’s message should be updated to reflect the community priorities evident from the consultation.

h)      agrees that the Plan includes a prominent statement reflecting that the Mayor and the Governing Body, through recent decisions on the 2014/15 capex programme and other indications will not provide funding to enable the Orakei Local Board to deliver much of what is in the Board’s Plan.




13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  






5.10 pm                                              The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.