Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board






Minutes of an extra meeting of the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board held in the Local Board Office, 7-13 Pilkington Road, Panmure on Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 10.03am.





Maria Meredith


Deputy Chairperson

Chris Makoare



Don Allan

Via electronic link


Nerissa Henry



Peter McGlashan



Tony Woodcock

Via electronic link





Debbie Burrows















Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board

04 May 2021




1          Welcome


Deputy Chair C Makoare opened the meeting with a karakia and the Chair welcomed everyone present.


2          Apologies


Resolution number MT/2021/53

MOVED by Chairperson MM Meredith, seconded by Member N Henry:  

That the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from Member D Burrows for absence.



3          Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



Local board consultation feedback and input into the 10-year Budget 2021-2031


A document was tabled at the meeting. A copy can be found in the official minutes attachment on the Auckland Council website.


Resolution number MT/2021/54

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Makoare, seconded by Member N Henry:  

That the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board:

a)      receive consultation feedback on the proposed Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board priorities and activities for 2021/2022 and key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031;

b)      receive consultation feedback on regional topics in the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 from people and organisations based in the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board area;

c)      approve its advocacy initiatives (Attachment A) for inclusion (as an appendix) to its 2021/2022 Local Board Agreement;

d)      recommend to the Governing Body the release of the local board specific parking reserve funds of $515,000 to the following projects:

i)          release $170,000 of parking reserve fund for Ian Shaw parking project (FY21/22)

ii)        release $345,000 of parking reserve fund for Glen Innes parking project (FY22/23)

e)      provide input (Attachment A) on regional topics in the proposed 10-year Budget 2021-2031 to the Governing Body.




a     Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board Feedback May 2021



Decision-making responsibilities policy


Resolution number MT/2021/55

MOVED by Chairperson MM Meredith, seconded by Member P McGlashan:  

That the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board:

a)      endorse the draft Decision-making Responsibilities of Auckland Council’s Governing Body and local boards policy.




Auckland Transport – Regional Land Transport Programme 2021


Resolution number MT/2021/56

MOVED by Chairperson MM Meredith, seconded by Member P McGlashan:  

That the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board:

a)         receive the Auckland Transport – Regional Land Transport Programme report;

b)         endorse in principle the Regional Land Transport Programme, in particular:


                i)             investment to include more green infrastructure, to improve connections and mitigate impact on climate change;

               ii)             improving public transport options;

              iii)             prioritising transport infrastructure supporting housing developments in growth areas such as Oranga and Glen Innes in the Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board area;


c)         provide the following feedback on the Regional Land Transport Programme:


                i)             recommend implementation of a community centred approach, supported by operational expenditure, to empower communities to lead changes in travel modes that suits their needs;

               ii)             recommend locating transport infrastructure (such as bus services and assets) based on current and future community need;

              iii)             request Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and Waka Kotahi work together to:


·                confirm commitment to include the local board and Mana Whenua in future discussions on Light Rail;

·                confirm and identify clear plans for the East West Link, in particular whether the land held for the East West Link is still required;

·                note the uncertainty of both the plans for East West Link and Light Rail is inhibiting public and private development from progressing, in an area that is experiencing significant growth.


              iv)             recommend Auckland Transport progress planning and delivery of a high-quality transport hub in Onehunga that supports the current community and accommodates future anticipated growth;

               v)             recommend Auckland Transport support and invest in connecting the Eastern Busway using the Tamaki Path to the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path, to improve active transport options that connects Howick Local Board to Waitemata Local Board;

              vi)             recommend Auckland Transport work with other CCOs, Auckland Council and External organisations to increase co-ordination of infrastructure works in the road corridor and limit the disruption for local residents;

            vii)             endorse the proposed investment package in the 10 Year Budget, reinstating the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to $20 million;

           viii)             recommend reinstating the previously allocated Local Board Transport Capital Fund that was taken as savings through the Emergency Budget;

              ix)             recommend Auckland Transport put increased investment in innovative recycling of infrastructure materials.




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