Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board






Minutes of a meeting of the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board held in the Woodside Room, Level 1, Manukau Civic on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 at.12.50 pm.





Lotu Fuli




Deputy Chairperson

Ross Robertson, QSO, JP





Apulu Reece Autagavaia





Mary Gush





Donna Lee





Dawn Trenberth








Dr Ashraf Choudhary, QSO, JP































Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board

08 May 2018




1          Welcome


Chairperson L Fuli led the meeting in prayer.


2          Apologies


Resolution number OP/2018/57

MOVED by Chairperson L Fuli, seconded by Member R Autagavaia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from member Ashraf Choudhary for absence.





3          Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


4          Confirmation of Minutes


Resolution number OP/2018/58

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R Robertson, seconded by Member R Autagavaia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 17 April 2018, as a true and correct record.




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 was no public forum.


10        Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.


11        Notices of Motion


There were no notices of motion.




Local board decisions and input into the 10-year Budget 2018-2028, draft Auckland Plan 2050 and draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2018


Resolution number OP/2018/59

MOVED by Chairperson L Fuli, seconded by Deputy Chairperson R Robertson:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)        receive the 10-year Budget 2018-2028 and draft Auckland Plan 2050 consultation feedback report.

b)        approve its advocacy initiatives (Attachment D) for inclusion in its 2018/2019 Local Board Agreement, including this key advocacy project:

·           Advocating for Colin Dale Park to become a regional park, recognising it is a key regional motorsport facility with regional benefit.  Review the ongoing liability of $280,000 for debt servicing because it is an unfair burden on the board (16% LDI) reducing placemaking opportunities and community programme funding. 

c)      recommend that the Governing Body adopts for inclusion in the Annual Plan 2018/2019 a targeted rate set as a uniform charge per separately used or inhabited part of a property, on residential properties in the Ōtara -Papatoetoe Local Board area, for the purpose of fully subsidising entry to swimming pools for persons 17 years and over. Further, that the local board notes the rate is estimated to be $29.94 including GST, based on current cost estimates and the number of separately used or inhabited parts of a residential property in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area.

d)      recommend $0 of 2017/2018 Locally Driven Initiative (LDI) operating expenditure to be deferred to 2018/2019 to the Governing Body.

e)      note that the following redacted submissions will be made available through the Auckland Council website in May, until then redacted submissions are available on request by emailing akhaveyoursay@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz :

·   submissions on the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board priorities;

·   submissions on regional proposals in the 10-year Budget 2018-2028 and draft Auckland Plan 2050 from people and organisations based in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board.

f)       provide feedback on the 10-year Budget 2018-2028 (Attachment E).

g)      provide feedback on the draft Auckland Plan 2050 (Attachment E).

h)      provide feedback on the draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2018 (Attachment E). 

i)       delegate to the Chair to make any minor changes or corrections to the board’s feedback before it is sent to the Governing Body.





a     (Attachment D) Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board Advocacy List

b     (Attachment E)  Summary of feedback received for 10-year Budget 2018-2028 for Otara-Papatoetoe



Feedback on Rates Remission and Postponement Policy


Resolution number OP/2018/60

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson R Robertson, seconded by Member M Gush:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board endorses the:

a)      proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.   transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.  grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.  develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

b)     rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate

ii.   amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.  amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.  removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island.

c)      amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.





Boroughs Basketball Training and Skate Workshops


Resolution number OP/2018/61

MOVED by Member R Autagavaia, seconded by Member D Trenberth:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      amend work programmes created by resolution of 20 March 2018 (OP/2018/31) as follows:

i.    ID 3521 Otamariki park:  Boroughs Basketball training – amend activity description to read: “Run a series of four training sessions at Otamariki Park to increase fitness and develop basketball skills.  Deliver a 3x3 basketball competition at Otamariki Park.”

ii.   ID 3522 Skate workshops for teenage girls - amend activity description to read: “Deliver a series of four workshops in Otara and Papatoetoe to teach skating skills, and encourage increased participation in skating.”




15        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   





1.06pm                                               The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.