Hauraki Gulf Forum

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Hauraki Gulf Forum held remotely on Monday, 23 August 2021 at 1.03pm.

 

present

Co-chairperson

Cr Pippa Coom

Auckland Council

Co-chairperson Tangata Whenua

Ms Nicola MacDonald

Tangata Whenua

Members

Cr Donna Arnold

Matamata-Piako District Council

 

Ms Charmaine Bailie

Tangata Whenua

 

Mr Andrew Baucke

Department of Conservation

 

Cr Phillip Buckthought

Hauraki District Council

From 1.40pm, Item 4.3

 

Mr Luke Coles (Alt)

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Mr Joe Davis

Tangata Whenua

From 1.40pm, Item 4.3

 

Cr Christine Fletcher

Auckland Council

Until 3.00pm, Item 8

 

Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames-Coromandel District Council

 

Ms Cath Handley

Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Mr Terrence Hohneck

Tangata Whenua

 

Mr Jacob Hore

Ministry for Primary Industries

 

Mr Martin Mariassouce

Te Puni Kōkiri

From 2.30pm, Item 8

 

Cr Rob McGuire

Waikato District Council

 

Mr Scott Milne

Orakei Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Cr Denis Tegg

Waikato Regional Council

 

Ms Moana Tamaariki-Pohe (Alt)

Te Puni Kōkiri

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Auckland Council

From 1.15pm, Item 4.1 until 2.00pm

 

Cr John Watson

Auckland Council

From 1.45pm, Item 4.3 until 2.00pm

ABSENT

 

 

Mr Paul Majurey

Tangata Whenua

 

 

Mr Dean Ogilvie

Tangata Whenua

 

 

Ms Valmaine Toki

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Ms Kylee Matthews (Alt)

Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

 

Note:   All members attended the meeting via electronic link.

 

 


Hauraki Gulf Forum

23 August 2021

 

 

Note:   a roll-call was conducted that ascertained the following members were in attendance by electronic link at the commencement of the meeting:  ü

Cr Pippa Coom

ü

Mr Terrence Hohneck

ü

Ms Nicola MacDonald

ü

Mr Jacob Hore

ü

Cr Donna Arnold

ü

Mr P Majurey

 

Ms Charmaine Bailie

ü

Mr Martin Mariassouce

 

Mr Andrew Baucke

ü

Cr Rob McGuire

ü

Cr Phillip Buckthought

 

Mr Scott Milne

ü

Mr Luke Coles (Alt)

ü

Ms Moana Tamaariki-Pohe (Alt)

ü

Mr J Davis

 

Cr Denis Tegg

ü

Cr C Fletcher

ü

Ms Valmaine Toki

 

Mayor Sandra Goudie

ü

Cr W Walker

 

Ms Cath Handley

ü

Cr J Watson

 

 

Co-Chairperson Tangata Whenua Ms Nicola MacDonald welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

Member Terrence Hohneck opened the meeting with a karakia.

 

The co-chairpersons took turns to chair agenda items. Ms N MacDonald chaired items 1 to 5, and 11 to 13 and Cr P Coom chaired items 6, 8, 9 and 10.

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/19

MOVED by Mayor S Goudie, seconded by Co-Chairperson Cr P Coom:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         accept the apologies from Mr D Ogilvie and Ms V Toki, for absence, from Cr P Buckthought, Mr J Davis and Mr M Mariassouce for lateness and from Cr C Fletcher, Cr W Walker and Cr J Watson for early departure.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 


 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/20

MOVED by Co-Chairperson Cr P Coom, seconded by Member C Handley:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 24 May 2021, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Cr W Walker joined the meeting at 1.15pm.

 

4          Public Forum

 

4.1

Public Forum - Snapper nursery habitat movement patterns

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/21

MOVED by Cr DA Arnold, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Armagan Sabetian for his presentation on snapper nursery habitat movement patterns.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 August 2021, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Public Forum - Snapper nursery habitat movement patterns - presentation

 

 

4.2

Public Forum - Integrated Catchment - Marine Modelling

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/22

MOVED by Cr R McGuire, seconded by Mayor S Goudie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Dr Sandy Elliott for his presentation on integrated catchment – marine modelling.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 August 2021, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Public Forum - Integrated Catchment - Marine Modelling - presentation

 

Cr P Buckthought joined the meeting at 1.40pm.

Mr J Davis joined the meeting at 1.40pm.

Cr J Watson joined the meeting at 1.45pm.

 

4.3

Public Forum - 'Revitalising the Gulf' - Katina Conomos

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/23

MOVED by Cr DT Tegg, seconded by Cr DA Arnold:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Katina Conomos, Project Manager, The Noises Marine Restoration Project for her presentation on the government’s ‘Revitalising the Gulf’ plan.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 August 2021, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Public Forum - 'Revitalising the Gulf' - Katina Conomos - presentation

 

 


4.4

Public Forum - 'Revitalising the Gulf' - Terry Creagh

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/24

MOVED by Mayor S Goudie, seconded by Cr R McGuire:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Terry Creagh and Trish Rea for their presentation on the government’s ‘Revitalising the Gulf’ plan.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Cr W Walker and Cr J Watson retired from the meeting at 2.00pm.

 

4.5

Public Forum - 'Revitalising the Gulf' - Tony Orton

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/25

MOVED by Member S Milne, seconded by Mayor S Goudie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Tony Orton for his presentation on the government’s ‘Revitalising the Gulf’ plan.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

5          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Co-Chairs' Report

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/26

MOVED by Co-Chairperson Cr P Coom, seconded by Co-Chairperson Tangata Whenua Ms N MacDonald:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note the Co-Chairs’ report.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.26pm and reconvened at 2.35pm.

 

 

7

Koi Carp

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

 

 

Mr M Mariassouce joined the meeting at 2.30pm.

Cr C Fletcher retired from the meeting at 3.00pm.

 

 

8

Revitalising the Gulf – Government’s Response Strategy to Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/27

MOVED by Co-Chairperson Tangata Whenua Ms N MacDonald, seconded by Co-Chairperson Cr P Coom:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Emma Taylor, Sam Thomas, Jacob Hore, Lauretta Bensemann and Sonja Austin for their presentation.

b)      welcome the release of Revitalising the Gulf.

c)      call on Ministers to ensure that forthcoming consultation on Revitalising the Gulf provides an opportunity to consider upgrades and new proposals.

d)      request regular updates from the representatives of the Ministers of Oceans and Fisheries, and Conservation, on implementation of Revitalising the Gulf.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 August 2021, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 8 Revitalising the Gulf - Government's Response Strategy to Sea Change Tai Timu Tai Pari - presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Constituent Party Reports

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the Auckland Council’s development of a Freshwater Monitoring Tool. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/28

MOVED by Mayor S Goudie, seconded by Cr DA Arnold:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note the report.

b)      thank constituent parties for the comprehensive updates provided.

c)      thank Dr Tom Stephens for his presentation on the Auckland Council’s development of a Freshwater Monitoring Tool.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 August 2021, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 9 Constituent Party Reports - presentation on the Auckland Council's development of a Freshwater Monitoring Tool

 

 

10

Executive Officer's Report

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/29

MOVED by Member S Milne, seconded by Cr PB Buckthought:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note the Executive Officer’s report.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

11

2022 Schedule of meetings

 

 

 

Resolution number HGF/2021/30

MOVED by Member J Davis, seconded by Cr R McGuire:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      confirm the 2022 schedule of meetings.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

12

Any Other Business

 

There was no other business.

 

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

Member Joe Davis closed the meeting with a karakia.

 

 

 

3.54pm                                               The Co-Chairpersons 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 Hauraki Gulf Forum HELD ON

 

 

 

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