Ngā Hui a te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take ā-Taiwhenua /

Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Friday, 7 June 2019 at 12.26pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Deputy Mayor and Franklin Ward Councillor

 

Members

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

 

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

 

Vance Hodgson

Horticulture NZ

 

 

Steve Levet

Rural Contractors NZ

 

 

Craig Maxwell

Federated Farmers

 

 

Greg McCracken

Fonterra

 

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

From 1.10pm, Item 6

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ

 

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association

 

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Maori Statutory Board

Until 2.21pm, Item 7

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Cr Greg Sayers

Rodney Ward Councillor

 

Neil Henderson

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

 

Helen Moodie

Dairy NZ

 

Wayne Scott

Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Brenda Steele

Rodney Local Board Member

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Ken Turner

Waitakere Ranges Local Board

 


Rural Advisory Panel

07 June 2019

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number RUR/2019/15

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Members H Moodie and W Scott for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/16

MOVED by Member K Vallabh, seconded by Member T Fordyce:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 12 April 2019, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4          Extraordinary Business 

 

            There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Chair's Update

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/17

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      note the update from Cr Bill Cashmore, Chair Rural Advisory Panel.

CARRIED

 

 

6

Forestry and its Role in the Auckland/New Zealand Context

 

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/18

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member G McCracken:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the report and presentation and thank Peter Spencer and Trish Fordyce.

CARRIED

 

Attachment

a     7 June 2019 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 6 - Plantation Forestry; Significance to Auckland/New Zealand, presentation

 

 

7

Plan Change 1 - Waikato Regional Council

 

Independent Maori Statutory Board member Glenn Wilcox retired from the meeting at 2.21pm.

 

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/19

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member V Hodgson :  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the presentation by the Healthy Waters team and provide feedback to staff.

CARRIED

 

Attachment

a     7 June 2019 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 7 - RAP Briefing, Plan Change 1 - Waikato & Waipa lessons, presentation

 

 

Note:   The Chairperson accorded precedence to Item 9 Climate change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill – A Rural Viewpoint.

 

 

9

Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill - A Rural Viewpoint

 

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/20

MOVED by Member K Vallabh, seconded by Member T Fordyce:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the feedback from the Rural Advisory Panel members, and Dr Parin Rafiei-Thompson, Principal Specialist Climate Mitigation and Anita Holmes, Sustainability & Resilience Advisor, be thanked for their presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachment

a     7 June 2019 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 9 - Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill, presentation

 

 

8

Rural Advisory Panel - Reviewing the Role of the Past 3 Years

 

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

 

Resolution number RUR/2019/21

MOVED by Chairperson BC Cashmore, seconded by Member A Cole:  

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the feedback by Panel members and incorporate it into a report for the August Rural Advisory Panel meeting.

CARRIED


 

 

Attachment

a     7 June 2019 Rural Advisory Panel: Item 8 - Review of Rural Advisory Panel 2017-2019, presentation

 

 

Note:   Item 9 - Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill - A Rural Viewpoint was taken prior to Item 8 – Rural Advisory Panel – Reviewing the Role of the Past 3 Years.

 

 

10        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

3.15pm                                               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 Rural Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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