Papakura Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an inaugural meeting of the Papakura Local Board held at the Papakura Marae, 29 Hunau Road, Papakura on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 6:00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Brent Catchpole

Deputy Chairperson

Jan Robinson

Members

Felicity Auva'a

 

George Hawkins

 

Keven Mealamu

 

Sue Smurthwaite

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Papakura Marae Kaumatua

Matua Brian Joyce

Papakura Marae Chief Executive Officer

Tony Kake

His Worship The Mayor

Phil Goff

Deputy Mayor

Bill Cashmore

Ward Councillor

Angela Dalton

Ward Councillor

Daniel Newman, JP

Member of Parliament

Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuikim

Governance Director, Auckland Council

Phil Wilson

Te Waka Angamua Kaumatua

Matua Rereata Makiha

Local Board Services General Manager, Auckland Council

Louise Mason

 


Papakura Local Board

06 November 2019

 

 

The recently elected Papakura Local Board members, their whānau/families, supporters, invited guests and members of the community were welcomed on to Papakura Marae with a pōwhiri. Tangata whenua of Papakura Marae and mana whenua welcomed the manuhiri (visitors) onto the marae with karanga, karakia, whaikōrero and waiata; the call onto the marae, prayer, speeches of welcome and song.

 

At the conclusion of these formal proceedings, there was hongi and harirū (handshakes) between the local board members and tangata whenua, followed by hākari (shared kai) for all participants, lifting the tapu (sacredness) of the pōwhiri. Following this, the inaugural meeting proceeded as outlined in these minutes.

 

 

Note: Before the meeting began the Papakura Marae advised the locations of the emergency exits and conveniences.

 

Manoj Ragupathy, Relationship Manager chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. 

 

From item 8 onwards, the newly elected Chairperson chaired the meeting.

 

Phil Wilson, Governance Director Auckland Council, witnessed the members’ declarations.

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Kaumatua Matua Brian Joyce led the meeting in a karakia.

 

Phil Wilson, Governance Director then addressed the meeting.

 

 

2          Apologies

  

There were no apologies.

 

 

3

Declaration by Local Board Members

 

A copy of the declarations are publicaly available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Tony Kake, CEO of the Papakura Marae, and Papakura Marae Kaumatua Brian Joyce, gifted taonga to each of the new members, Councillor Angela Dalton, Councillor Daniel Newman and Mayor Phil Goff.

 

 

The following Papakura Local Board members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002:

·         Felicity Auva’a

·         Brent Catchpole

·         George Hawkins

·         Keven Mealamu

·         Jan Robinson

·         Sue Smurthwaite.

 

 

Attachments

a     Papakura Local Board Inauguration 6 November 2019 - Members Declarations

 

 

4

Election of Chairperson

 

The Relationship Manager Manoj Ragupathy gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder.

 

 

MOVED by Member B Catchpole, seconded by Member G Hawkins: 

That the Papakura Local Board:

a)      elect a Chairperson for the 2019 - 2022 political term, utilising System B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002.

CARRIED

 

 

The Relationship Manager Manoj Ragupathy called for nominations for the position of chairperson.

 

Member G Hawkins nominated Member B Catchpole for the role of chairperson.

Member J Robinson seconded the nomination.

 

Member K Mealamu nominated Member F Auva’a for the role of Chairperson.

Member F Auva’a seconded the nomination.

 

 

Resolution number PPK/2019/190

MOVED by Member G Hawkins, seconded by Member J Robinson:  

That the Papakura Local Board:

b)         elect Member Brent Catchpole as the chairperson for the 2019-2022 political term.

 

The motion was put to a vote by show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 4 votes to 2 votes.

CARRIED

 

 

5

Declaration by Chairperson

 

A copy of the chairperson’s signed declaration is publicaly available on the Auckland Council website.

 

 

The chairperson Brent Catchpole made his declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

 

Attachments

a     Papakura Local Board Inauguration 6 November 2019 - Declaration by Chairperson

 

 

6

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson addressed the meeting.

 

 


 

 

 

7

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Resolution number PPK/2019/191

MOVED by Member F Auva'a, seconded by Member G Hawkins: 

That the Papakura Local Board:

a)      elect a Deputy Chairperson for the 2019 - 2022 political term, utilising System B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002.

CARRIED

 

 

The Chairperson called for nominations for the position of deputy chairperson.

 

Chairperson B Catchpole nominated Member J Robinson for the deputy chairperson role. Member S Smurthwaite seconded the nomination.

 

Member F Auva’a nominated Member K Mealamu for the deputy chairperson role.

Member K Mealamu seconded the nomination.

 

 

Resolution number PPK/2019/192

MOVED by Member B Catchpole, seconded by Member  S Smurthwaite:  

That the Papakura Local Board:

b)      elect Member Jan Robinson as deputy chairperson for the 2019-2022 political term.

 

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 4 votes to 2.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Mayor's Address

 

The Chairperson invited the Mayor to come forward and address the meeting.

 

 

 

9

Explanation of laws affecting elected members

 

Resolution number PPK/2019/193

MOVED by Member F Auva'a, seconded by Member J Robinson:  

That the Papakura Local Board:

a)      note the general explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

CARRIED

 


 

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Papakura Local Board

 

Resolution number PPK/2019/194

MOVED by Member G Hawkins, seconded by Member S Smurthwaite:  

That the Papakura Local Board:

a)      confirm Wednesday 4 December 2019, 4.30pm, at the Council Chambers, Papakura Local Board office, 35 Coles Crescent, Papakura; for its first business meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

 

11        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

Kaumatua Brian Joyce closed the meeting with a prayer.

 

 

 

8.29pm                                               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 Papakura Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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