Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board held via Skype for Business on Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 5.00pm.

 

Either a recording or written summary of this meeting will be uploaded to the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Lemauga Lydia Sosene

 

Deputy Chairperson

Tauanu’u Nanai Nick Bakulich

 

Members

Makalita Kolo

 

 

Christine O'Brien

 

 

Papaliitele LafuLafu Peo

 

 

Togiatolu Walter Togiamua

 

 

Harry Fatu Toleafoa

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Efeso Collins

 

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board

18 August 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Deputy Chair Bakulich led the meeting in prayer.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number MO/2021/93

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, as true and correct.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

            Chairperson Sosene

·         Bill Peace CEO Strive Trust Māngere has now resigned after 14.5 years of working in the Māngere Community. We wish him well in his future endeavors.  Thank you for all the work you have done for our communities.

·         Te Maeva Nui 2021 Cook island Festival - well done to the organising team for the second hosting of the Festival. Meitaaki maata.

·         The University of Otago Pasifika Fono held recently at Fale Samoa Mangere was an informative evening for future pasifika students and their families and was well attended by many local community groups and government agencies.

·         Mrs Pofitu Lagaaia aged 95 years old who was a Long time Māngere resident passed away on 18 August 2021. We send our sincere condolences to the Lagaaia Aiga for the loss of their dear mum, who with her husband Frank Lagaaia senior (deceased) of the Mangere Pacific Island Presbyterian Church Buckland Road Mangere. 

 

            Deputy Chair Bakulich

·         Kaumatua Kuia, Cathy Friend (QSM) passed away on 29 June 2021 aged 87. She was a stalwart of the Ōtāhuhu and Manukau Rugby League Clubs. First female life member of NZ Rugby League, bestowed life member of Auckland Rugby League, NZ Maori Rugby League and Auckland Maori Rugby League.

·         David Carron celebrated 150 first teams caps for Onehunga Mangere United Football.

·         Dick Garrett was named a recipient of the Sir Eion and Jan, Lady Edgar Lifetime Achievement Award 2021.

·         Congratulations to Tom Va’afusuaga on achieving 50 Premier games and Connor Taurua-Purcell 100 for the Otahuhu Rugby League Football Club.

Member O’Brien

·         Māngere–Ōtāhuhu Volunteer Award nominees and winners.

·         Qiane Matata-Sipu and team – their book NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women has gone to print (MOLB has supported parts of this project).

·         Congratulations to the Polynesian Creatives and Whare Koa mamas and papa for their tivaivai exhibition at Māngere Arts Centre.

·         Congratulations to the artists and wāhine toa collective from Hoea Whare Whakaatu Toi for the Hoea! Exhibition – and thanks for bringing this to Māngere Arts Centre  and Associate Minister of Arts & Culture Hon Kiritapu Allen for support.

·         Congratulations to REPFM team and sponsors for Youngtrepreneur events and a highly successful REP Your Beats competition.

·         Thanks to DocEdge for bringing award winning High Tide Don’t Hide to Māngere and thanks to Director Nia, Aigagalefili Fepulea'i-Tapua'I & MC Justin Latif for great Q&A

·         Lagi-Maama Academy & Consultancy Co – Toluma'anave Barbara Makuati-Afitu and Kolokesa Uafā Māhina-Tua – newly appointed Cultural Activator for Māngere–Ōtāhuhu. M-O is  one of 8 Ngā Kaiwhakaoho Ahurea Cultural Activators Pilot communities 2021. Funding and support from Manatū Taonga for a year / part of Te Tahua Whakahaumaru Creative Arts Recovery and Employment (CARE) Fund.

·         Congratulations to local youth participants in the MAU Academy show and thanks for their work with street safety design in Māngere.

·         Congratulations Dick Garrett – President of the Māngere Central Tennis Club for 36 years and Life Member of Manukau Rovers, among many, many contributions to sport – for his Sir Eion and Jan, Lady Edgar Lifetime Achievement Award, given at the New Zealand Sport & Recreation Awards.

·         Congratulations to the Ara Education Charitable Trust (responsible for the Ara House Project and the Pasifika Women in Construction Project among others) – nominated for the Annual Westpac Auckland Business Awards and this year's People's Choice Award

Member Peo.

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Deputation - Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

 

This item has been withdrawn.

 

 

8.2

Deputation - Blue Light

 

This item has been withdrawn.

 

8.3

Deputation - Māngere Ōtāhuhu Netball Centre

 

Resolution number MO/2021/94

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      thank Daniel Cork, Cheryl Witana and Leah Snell from the Māngere Ōtāhuhu Netball Centre for their attendance and update.

 

CARRIED

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Governing Body Member Update

 

Resolution number MO/2021/95

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member H Toleafoa:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal reports from Cr Efeso Collins and Cr Alf Filipaina.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Local Board Leads and Appointments Report

 

Copies of Deputy Chair Bakulich, Member O’Brien and Member Togiamua reports tabled at the meeting have been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number MO/2021/96

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member M Kolo:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal and written reports from local board members.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     18 August 2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Item 12 Deputy Chair Bakulich Report

b     18 August 2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Item 12 member O'Brien Report

c    18 August 2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Item 12 Member Togiamua Report

 

 

 

13

Chairpersons Report and Announcements

 

Resolution number MO/2021/97

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal update and written report of the local board Chair.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Māngere Mountain Education Trust funding for 2021/2022

 

Resolution number MO/2021/98

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member C O'Brien:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      approve the release of the funding of $300,000 for 2021/2022 to the Māngere Mountain Education Trust in two tranches (August 2021 and January 2022) based on the proposed performance measures and reporting schedule

b)      note the performance report from of the Māngere Mountain Education Trust about the Trust’s activities in 2020/2021

c)      request CCO external partnership staff work together with the Māngere Mountain Education Trust to include in its Key Performance Indicators to obtain sustainable operational funding from sources other than Auckland Council and progress at its regular six month updating to the board.

 

CARRIED

 

15

Land classification, landowner approval and new community lease for Time to Thrive to Stay Alive at 66R Mascot Avenue, Māngere

 

Resolution number MO/2021/99

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member W Togiamua:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      approve, under section 16(1) of the Reserves Act 1977, the classification of 66R Mascot Avenue, Māngere legally described as Lot 2 Deposited Plan 64741 comprising 3.2071 hectares, contained in Record of Title NA29A/1400 as a recreation reserve as shown in Attachment A

b)      note, public notification of Auckland Council’s intention to grant landowner approval and a new community lease for Time to Thrive to Stay Alive on part of 66R Mascot Avenue, Māngere

c)      delegate, to the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Chairperson the authority to appoint a hearings panel to consider any objections received, following the public notification, and for the panel to reach a decision

d)      grant, subject to any objections being resolved, landowner approval for Time to Thrive to Stay Alive to establish and operate a community bike hub on part of 66R Mascot Avenue, Māngere

e)      grant, subject to any objections being resolved, under section 54(1)(b) of the Reserves Act 1977, a new community lease for Time to Thrive to Stay Alive for the group-owned assets comprising 40 square metres (more or less) located on part of 66R Mascot Avenue, Māngere (outlined in red on Attachment B) on the land described as Lot 2 Deposited Plan 64741, contained in Record of Title NA29A/1400 subject to the following terms:

i)       term - two years commencing on completion of public notification and subject to the resolution of any objections, with one (1) two-year right of renewal; four-year total term

ii)      rent - $1.00 plus GST per annum if demanded

iii)     all other terms and conditions to be in accordance with Auckland Council’s Community Occupancy Guidelines 2012 and the provisions of the Reserves Act 1977

f)       approve, the Time to Thrive to Stay Alive’s Community Outcomes Plan in Attachment C for inclusion as the third schedule of the lease agreement.

CARRIED

 

 

16

To classify unclassified parcels of land – Tararata Creek Reserve

 

Resolution number MO/2021/100

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member C O'Brien:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      approve pursuant Section 16 (2A) of the Reserves Act the classification of Lot 145 DP 65157, situated at 15R Hall Avenue, Māngere, being part Allotment 49, Manurewa Parish, held in part Gazette notice A417070 to a classified Recreation Reserve, subject to the Reserves Act 1977

b)      approve pursuant Section 16 (2A) of the Reserves Act the classification of Lot 124, DP 65159, situated at 46R Molesworth Place, Māngere, being part Allotment 49, Manurewa Parish. Part certificate of title 26C/1159, and part Gazette notices A126151 and A77992 to a classified Local Purpose (drainage) Reserve, subject to the Reserves Act 1977

c)      approve pursuant Section 16 (2A) of the Reserves Act the classification of Lot 147 DP 65157, situated at 54R Molesworth Place, Māngere, being part Allotment 49, Manurewa Parish, held in part Gazette notice A417070 to a classified Local Purpose (drainage) Reserve subject to the provisions of the Reserves Act 1977. 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Approval for four new public road names at Aorere Precinct, Māngere East

 

Resolution number MO/2021/101

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      approve the name Paneke Street (Te Ākitai Waiohua Iwi Authority gifted name) for the new public road (Road 1, 2 and 3) created by way of subdivision at Aorere Precinct, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references SUB60370101)

b)      approve the name Reporepo Street (Te Ākitai Waiohua Iwi Authority gifted name) for the new public road (Road 4) at Aorere Preinct, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references SUB60370101, SUB60373270 and SUB60373271).

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Play Network Assessment

 

Resolution number MO/2021/102

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)     defer the Play Network Assessment report until a local board workshop can be held, to assist in giving a clear view of the coordination required to finance and implement the opportunities identified in the report, the alignment with the Te Kete Rukuruku programme(Māori naming of parks and places), David Lange and Central Park master plan.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

19

Adoption of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Urban Ngahere 10-Year Action Plan

 

Resolution number MO/2021/103

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member M Kolo:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      adopt the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Urban Ngahere 10 Year Action Plan in Attachment A

b)      delegate authority to the General Manager - Parks, Sport and Recreation, to make minor changes and amendments to the text and design of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Urban Ngahere (Forest) 10-year Action Plan

c)      request that Parks, Sport and Recreation staff review the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Urban Ngahere 10-Year Action Plan every three years and provide a report updating the local board on progress of delivery of the action plan

d)      request that Parks, Sport and Recreation staff review the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Urban Ngahere Action Plan implementation work programme annually and provide regular six monthly updating to the local board on the delivery of new tree plantings

e)      asks that the General Manager Parks Sports and Recreation notifies the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board of any changes to the work programme that will impact on local budgets and the local work programme.

CARRIED

 

 

Chairperson L Sosene vacated the chair in favour of Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich and left the meeting at 6.56pm after Item 19.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Auckland Transport - Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board: Māngere East & Manukau Cycling Single Stage Business Case (SSBC) – Community Partner Working Group Engagement Approach

 

Resolution number MO/2021/104

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich, seconded by Member W Togiamua:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      support the proposed Communications and Engagement approach and the formation of the Community Partner Working Group

b)      delegate Chairperson Lemauga Lydia Sosene and Member Makalita Kolo of the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board to be the representatives on the proposed Community Partner Working Group.

CARRIED

 

Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich vacated the chair.  Chairperson L Sosene returned to the meeting and resumed the chair at 7.00pm at Item 21.

 

 

21

Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw

 

Resolution number MO/2021/105

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member C O'Brien:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      support the draft Statement of Proposal in Attachment A of this agenda report to make a new Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Te Ture ā-Rohe Noho Puni Wātea ā-Waka 2022 / Auckland Council Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022 for public consultation.

CARRIED

 

 

22

Local board resolution responses, feedback and information report

 

Resolution number MO/2021/106

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member W Togiamua:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)         note the Howick Local Board’s June 2021 business meeting resolutions (Attachment A)

b)        note the Ōrākei Local Board’s June 2021 business meeting resolutions (Attachment B)

c)         note the Long-Term Plan 2021-2031, Recovery Budget – closing the loop letter and frequently asked questions document (Attachment C)

 

d)        note the Ōrākei Local Board’s 15 July 2021 business meeting resolutions (Attachment D)

 

e)         note the memo updating the local board members on funding allocation decisions by the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee regarding the Regional Sport and Recreation Facility Operating Grant (Attachment E)

 

f)          note the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board feedback on the Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development (Attachment F).

 

CARRIED

 

 

23

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Workshop Notes

 

Resolution number MO/2021/107

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member P Peo:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      receive the workshop notes from the workshops held on 2nd, 9th and 23 June and 7th July 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

 

24

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number MO/2021/108

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member M Kolo:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      note the Governance Forward Work Calendar.

CARRIED

 

 

 

25

Joint CCO Engagement Plan 2021-2022

 

Resolution number MO/2021/109

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member C O'Brien:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      adopt the Joint Engagement Plan 2021-2022 as agreed between the local board and Auckland Council’s substantive Council-Controlled Organisations: Auckland Transport, Auckland Unlimited, Ake Panuku Development Auckland, and Watercare

b)      note that the Joint Engagement Plan is a live document that will be updated as needed, with changes reported to the local board each quarter

c)      authorise the chair of the local board to sign this agreement on behalf of the local board, in conjunction with representatives from the four CCOs.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

Seeking local board views on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes

 

A copy of the template providing feedback on the Department of Internal Affairs’ consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes tabled at the meeting has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number MO/2021/110

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Member W Togiamua:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      provided input into Auckland Council’s submission on the Department of Internal Affairs’ consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes Attachment A to the minutes.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     18 August 2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Item 26 Department of Internal Affairs’ consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes

 

 

27

Auckland Council’s Performance Report: Māngere Ōtāhuhu Local Board for March to June 2021

 

Resolution number MO/2021/111

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      receive the performance report for March to June 2021

b)      note the financial performance report in Attachment B of the report will remain confidential until after the Auckland Council Group results for 2020/2021 are released to the New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX) which are expected to be made public on or about 30 September 2021.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Public Excluded

Resolution number MO/2021/112

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)         exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

 

28    Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021 - Attachment a - Draft 2020/2021 Māngere Ōtāhuhu Local Board Annual Report

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(j) - The withholding of the information is necessary to prevent the disclosure or use of official information for improper gain or improper advantage.

In particular, the report contains t detailed financial information that have an impact on the financial results of the Auckland Council group as at 30 June 2021 that require release to the New Zealand Stock Exchange..

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.


The text of these resolutions is made available to the public who are present at the meeting and form part of the minutes of the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

7.45pm            The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions and tabled documents in relation to the confidential items are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

7.50pm            The public was readmitted.

 

 

28

Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021

 

A copy of the Confidential draft 2020/2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Annual Report was be tabled at the meeting. A copy is attached to the confidential minutes.

 

 

Resolution number MO/2021/113

MOVED by Chairperson L Sosene, seconded by Deputy Chairperson N Bakulich:  

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)      adopt the draft 2020/2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Annual Report as set out in Attachment A tabled at the meeting

b)      note that any proposed changes after the adoption will be clearly communicated and agreed with the chairperson before the report is submitted for adoption by the Governing Body on 27 September 2021

c)      note that the draft 2020/2021 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board Annual Report, as set out in Attachment A (to be tabled at the meeting), will remain confidential until after the Auckland Council group results for 2020/2021 are released to the New Zealand Stock Exchange which is expected to be made public by 28 September 2021.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

29        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

Member Togiamua closed the meeting in prayer.

 

 

7.55pm                                               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 Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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