Kōmiti Whakarite Pārae, Mahi Toi, Hapori, Kaupapa

Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 13 February 2020 at 10.00am.

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

Members

Cr Josephine Bartley

From 10.04am

 

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

From 10.14am, Item 15.1

 

Cr Pippa Coom

From 11.43am, Item 10

Until 12.40pm, Item 13

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

From 10.02am,

Until 12.18pm, Item 12

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

IMSB Member Tony Kake

Until 12.09pm

 

Cr Tracy Mulholland

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman

From 10.29am, Item 8

 

Cr Greg Sayers

Until 12.21pm, Item 12

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

From 10.18am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Paul Young

From 10.04am

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

IMSB Member Mr Terrence Hohneck

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Angela Fulljames

Deputy Chair Franklin Local Board

 


Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee

13 February 2020

 

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting with a karakia.

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/1

MOVED by Chairperson A Filipaina, seconded by Cr G Sayers:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr P Coom, Cr D Newman and Cr P Young for lateness, Cr C Fletcher, Mayor P Goff and Cr S Henderson for absence, Cr G Sayers, IMSB Member T Kake for early departure.

CARRIED

Note: An apology was subsequently received from Cr J Watson for lateness.

 

Cr C Darby entered the meeting at 10.02 am

Cr P Young entered the meeting at 10.04 am.

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

Cr E Collins subsequently declared an interest in Item 9 Regional Community Development grants 2019/2020

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

            There was no minutes to be confirmed.

 

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

Cr J Bartley entered the meeting at 10.04 am.

 

 

5          Public Input

 

5.1

Public Input - Boopsie Maran - community voice and community events

 

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

 

Cr E Collins entered the meeting at 10.14 am.
Cr J Watson entered the meeting at 10.18 am.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/2

MOVED by Cr D Simpson, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)         receive the presentation from Boopsie Maran regarding community voice and community events across Tāmaki Makaurau

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     13 February 2020, Parks, Arts, Community and Events - Item 5.1 Public Input - Boopsie Maran - community voice and community events

6          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

7          Extraordinary Business - Minor

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 2.4.6, the meeting agreed to receive verbal updates relating to the general business of the committee (Mahurangi East Regional Park) at Item 15 – Consideration of Extraordinary Items.

 

 

8

Regional Event Fund Grants Allocation 2019/2020 - Round Two, Strategic Priorities

 

Cr D Newman entered the meeting at 10.29 am.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/3

MOVED by Cr C Casey, seconded by Cr C Darby:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      approve the following funding allocations for the 2019/2020 Regional Event Fund round two:

Applicant

Event

Recommended funding allocation

North Harbour Hockey Association Incorporated

Rankin Cup & India Shield Tournament (Hockey)

4,000

Badminton New Zealand Incorporated

Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open

10,000

New Zealand Eid Day Trust

NZ Eid Day - Eid Al Fitr 2020

10,000

YMCA North

Raise Up Youth Fest

15,000

Total Sport

XTERRA Auckland Trail Run / Walk Series

7,500

Aktive - Sport and Recreation Auckland

Mauri Toa Mau Rakau Wānanga

4,000

Devonport Business Association

AC36 Race Place

46,500

Interacting

InterACT2020!

14,000

Waiheke Jazz, Art & Music Festival

Waiheke Jazz, Art & Music Festival 2020

7,500

German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Inc.

German New Zealand Festival

10,000

Pacific Music Awards Trust

2020 Pacific Music Awards

20,000

Aktive - Sport and Recreation Auckland

M2M

10,000

Aktive - He Oranga Poutama

Te Whare Tapere o Matariki

5,000

Auckland Regional Outrigger Canoe Association

Auckland Regional Waka Ama Sprint Championship

9,000

Aktive - He Oranga Poutama ki Tāmaki Makaurau

Iwi of Origin

15,000

New Zealand Nepal Society Incorporated

Nepal Festival April 4 2020

10,000

Total

 

$197,500

 

CARRIED

 

 

9

Regional Community Development grants 2019/2020

 

Cr W Walker left the meeting at 11.12 am.   

Cr G Sayers left the meeting at 11.10 am.

Note:   Cr E Collins declared an interest in this item as he is on the Leadership Advisory Group, of ‘the Cause Collective’ – did not vote or speak to the item.

 

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/4

MOVED by Chairperson A Filipaina, seconded by Cr T Mulholland:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      approve the allocation of $295,000 for regional community development grants for the amounts and projects outlined below:

Organisation

Project

Recommended Grant

Project grants

Aotearoa Resettled Community Coalition Inc.

Building connections for resettled people, increasing and supporting public awareness through:

·    educating and building cultural awareness and competency among the wider community and government

·    building collective leadership across the ARCC membership of 23 organisations.

$30,000

Auckland North Community and Development Inc.

Further development of the Auckland Community Accounting project, building financial management capability within Māori and Pacific community organisations across Auckland

$30,000

Auckland Refugee Council Incorporated

Asylum Seekers Support Trust (ASST) Social Engagement Program.

Development of the current social engagement programme of community meals and shared activities with a focus on building connections with local iwi, Marae and other community organisations

$10,000

Catalyse Network

Placemaking Kit Update 2020.

Developing a further iteration of the placemaking kit, through a co-design process, particularly with Māori, ethnic communities, people with diverse abilities, tamariki and rangatahi.

$20,000

CNSST Foundation (formerly known as Chinese New Settlers Services Trust)

"A Brighter Future for Us" Multi-culture Community Hub

Developing an intergenerational, cross-cultural, interactive community hub that meets the needs of people from different ethnicities of all ages with a migrant focus. The hub is proposed for Panmure, with an outreach to other CNSST sites across Auckland.

$20,000

Mangere East Family Service Centre Inc

Auckland Timebank Pilot.

A timebank lets people exchange services on a time-for-credit basis and records these exchanges on a database. This pilot project involves research, education, and setting up a pilot timebank.

$37,000

OUTLine NZ Inc.

Web Chat Support - stage two of service upgrade.

The first stage of the web chat service development was supported by a grant in 2018/2019 and involved upgrading the phone hardware and data systems. This stage is to provide a web chat service that will optimise the service upgrade. 

$16,000

Recreate NZ

Youth volunteer recruitment and training

Recreate NZ offers a range of programmes and support for young people with disabilities, mainly provided by youth volunteers.

$15,000

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand Trust

Connected Communities Youth Internship Programme

This collaborative project between Refugees and Survivors NZ, Belong Aotearoa and NZ Red Cross engages young adults including refugee and migrant background and tangata whenua, to explore and unpack racism.

Fifteen interns will be supported by the three organisations to plan and deliver three community events aimed at challenging racism and promoting inclusive, connected communities in Auckland

$25,000

Ruapotaka Marae Society Incorporated

Te Awhi Rito o Ngā Tangata Hou - Supporting our New Communities.

The heart of this project is for Ruapotaka Marae to support (tautoko) refugee and migrant communities through ‘awhi (embrace), maanakitanga (generosity), and kotahitanga (working together).’

The marae will host 20 workshops for refugee and migrant communities. These activities will embrace our migrant communities to give them a Marae to connect to.

$20,000

The Cause Collective

Do Good, Feel Good - Young Social Changemakers

Mobilising young people, particularly Māori and Pacific in South Auckland, for social change. 

The recommended grant is to recruit and train more social changemakers in codesign processes (empathy storytelling, leadership development)

 

$22,000

YMCA North Incorporated

Youth-led Safeguarding workshops

The YMCA has implemented Safeguarding throughout its own centres and programmes.

This project extends the programme to YMCA’s wider community. The Raise Up Youth development and YMCA youth leaders will develop and deliver workshops on safety-related issues for parents, carers, whanau and the wider community.

$20,000

Strategic relationship grant

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust Operating as Belong Aotearoa

Belong Auckland: to implement the Belong Aotearoa Strategic Intent 2018-2023

In 2018, Belong Aotearoa set a new strategic focus of driving change to improve newcomer settlement and integration, with strategies to address:

·    Access to employment and enterprise

·    Women’s social Isolation

·    Barriers to collaboration

·    Discrimination and barriers to civic participation.

The proposed 3-year grant is to support the organisation to implement this strategy, with specific milestones to be developed in the grant’s first year. 

$30,000 p.a. for three years

TOTAL

 

$295,000

 

CARRIED

 

 

Precedence of Business

Resolution number PAC/2020/5

MOVED by Chairperson A Filipaina, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)         agree that Item 15.1 – Mahurangi East Regional Park be accorded precedence at this time.

CARRIED

 

 

15        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

15.1

Mahurangi East Regional Park

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 2.4.6, the committee agreed to receive a verbal update and presentation on Mahurangi East Regional Park

 

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

Cr G Sayers returned to the meeting at 11.14 am.
Cr W Walker returned to the meeting at 11.16 am.

 

Note:     The Chairperson and Mayor will send a letter of thanks to John Turnbull Trust and   Margaret Turnbull Trust.

 

Attachments

a     13 February 2020, Parks, Arts, Culture and Events Committee -  Item 15.1 Mahurangi presentation

 

 

10

Marae Infrastructure Programme - Funding Allocation Guideline

 

Cr P Coom entered the meeting at 11.43 am.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/6

MOVED by Cr A Dalton, seconded by IMSB Member T Kake:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      support the Marae Infrastructure Programme – Interim Funding Guidelines.

CARRIED

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 11.58am reconvened at 12.08pm.

Councillors Sayers, Stewart, Watson and IMSB Member T Kake were not present.

 


 

 

11

Auckland Council's response to the Burial and Cremation Act Review

 

Cr S Stewart returned to the meeting at 12.10 pm.
Cr G Sayers returned to the meeting at 12.11 pm.
Cr J Watson returned to the meeting at 12.15 pm.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/7

MOVED by Chairperson A Filipaina, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      request staff to hold a workshop of the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee on 18 March 2020 to discuss council’s submission on the Ministry of Health’s Death, Funerals, Burial and Cremation: a Review of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 and Related Legislation consultation document.

b)      delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee, and an Independent Māori Statutory Board member, to approve council’s submission on the Ministry of Health’s Death, Funerals, Burial and Cremation: a Review of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 and Related Legislation consultation document.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Formation of a political advisory group for the Citizens Advice Bureaux Service Framework

 

Cr C Darby left the meeting at 12.18 pm.
Cr J Watson left the meeting at 12.19 pm.
Cr G Sayers left the meeting at 12.21 pm.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/8

MOVED by Cr E Collins, seconded by Cr L Cooper:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      approve the formation of a Citizens Advice Bureaux Service Framework political advisory group.

b)      approve Councillor A Filipaina, Cr T Mulholland, Cr D Newman, Cr W Walker and one IMSB member to be representatives on the political advisory group.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Reserve revocation recommendation for 17W Hawke Crescent and 39R Pohutukawa Road, Beachlands

 

Note:   Angela Fulljames, Deputy Chair Franklin Local Board was present and spoke to the item.

Cr P Coom left the meeting at 12.40 pm.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/9

MOVED by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore, seconded by Cr A Dalton:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)      approve, subject to the satisfactory conclusion of any required statutory processes, the revocation of the reserve status of 17W Hawke Crescent, Beachlands comprising approximately 1,558m2 more or less being Lot 11 DP 19523 contained in NA5C/152;

b)      approve, subject to the satisfactory conclusion of any required statutory processes, the revocation of the reserve status of 39R Pohutukawa Road, Beachlands comprising approximately 1,333m2 more or less being Lot 89 DP 19657 contained in NA5C/156;

c)      note that the revocation of the reserve status of 17W Hawke Crescent and 39R Pohutukawa Road, Beachlands is being recommended to enable the Franklin Local Board to utilise these sites using the Service Property Optimisation policy by reinvesting the proceeds of sale into an eligible project in the Franklin Local Board area.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee Forward Work Programme

 

Cr J Watson returned to the meeting at 12.46 pm.

 

Resolution number PAC/2020/10

MOVED by Cr A Filipaina, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee:

a)         approve the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee forward work programme

b)        note that a workshop on progress and issues associated with enhancing community engagement and participation including events be scheduled for July 2020

c)         request a report focused on outcomes of the Regional Event and Regional Community Grant programmes be scheduled for June 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

Note:   Item 15 - Consideration of Extraordinary Items was considered prior to Item 10 - Marae Infrastructure Programme – Funding Allocation Guideline

 

 

 

12.49 pm                                            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 Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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