Hauraki Gulf Forum

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Hauraki Gulf Forum held at Woodlands Estate, 42 Whitikahu Road, Taupiri on Monday, 23 May 2022 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

 

Cr Phillip Buckthought

Hauraki District Council

 

Ms Cath Handley

Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Mr Jacob Hore

Ministry for Primary Industries

 

Cr Rob McGuire

Waikato District Council

 

Mr Scott Milne

Orakei Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

Mr Dean Ogilvie

Tangata Whenua

 

Cr Denis Tegg

Waikato Regional Council – From 1.35pm, Item 4.1

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Auckland Council

 

Cr John Watson

Auckland Council

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mr Andrew Baucke

Department of Conservation

 

 

Mr Joe Davis

Tangata Whenua

 

 

Cr Christine Fletcher

Auckland Council

 

 

Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames-Coromandel District Council

 

 

Mr Terrence Hohneck

Tangata Whenua

 

 

Mr Paul Majurey

Tangata Whenua

 

 

Mr Martin Mariassouce

Te Puni Kōkiri

 

 

Ms Valmaine Toki

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Ms Kylee Matthews (Alt)

Waiheke Local Board (Auckland Council)

 

 

 

 


Hauraki Gulf Forum

23 May 2022

 

 

 

Kaumatua Eric Pene from Ngāti Wairere opened the meeting with a mihi. Member Dean Ogilvie responded on behalf of the Forum.

 

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

 

The co-chairpersons took turns to chair agenda items. Ms N MacDonald chaired items 1 to 5 and 7 and Cr P Coom chaired items 6, 8 and 10 to 13.

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/11

MOVED by Cr DA Arnold, seconded Cr J Watson:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         accept the apologies from:

Absence

Mr A Baucke

Cr C Fletcher

Mayor S Goudie

Mr T Hohneck

Mr P Majurey

Mr M Mariassouce

Ms V Toki

Lateness

Cr D Tegg

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/12

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

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 28 February 2022, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

 

 

 

 

4          Public Forum

 

4.1

Public Forum - Aotearoa New Zealand water quality monitoring from space

 

A 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/2022/13

MOVED by Cr PB Buckthought, seconded by Member D Ogilvie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Prof. Guglielmo Aglietti, Dr. Ben Taylor from the University of Auckland, and Dr. Moritz Lehmann from Xerra for their presentation.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 May 2022, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 4.1 - Public Forum - Aotearoa New Zealand water quality monitoring from space - presentation

 

Cr D Tegg entered the meeting at 1.35pm.

 

4.2

Public Forum - Coastal Hazards and Climate Change - Building resilience in the face of uncertainty

 

A 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/2022/14

MOVED by Member S Milne, seconded by Cr R McGuire:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         thank Kelly Nicolson, Senior Policy Planner from Waikato District Council for her presentation.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 May 2022, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 4.2 - Public Forum - Coastal Hazards and Climate Change - Building resilience in the face of uncertainty - presentation

 

 

4.3

Public Forum - NZSeaRise and Climate Change

 

A 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/2022/15

MOVED by Member C Handley, seconded by Cr DA Arnold:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)         thank Rick Liefting, Team Leader – Regional Resilience from Waikato Regional Council for his presentation.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Attachments

a     23 May 2022, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 4.3 - Public Forum - NZSeaRise and Climate Change - presentation

 

5          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

6

Co-Chairs' Report

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/16

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

b)      request the Executive Officer to draw up a response to the letter from Auckland Council (Attachment H to the report) which requests an action plan to ensure continued forward progress.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

7

Koi Carp

 

Presentations were given in support of the item. Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/17

MOVED by Cr PB Buckthought, seconded by Cr DA Arnold:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      thank Conall Buchanan, Mike Peters and Michelle Archer for their presentations

b)      strongly urge the Minister of Conservation, Hon. Kiritapu Allan, to place high priority and resourcing on the research and elimination of Koi Carp in all affected catchments, and to have the Department of Conservation liaise with the Ministry of Primary Industries, Ministry for the Environment and Local Government to achieve those outcomes.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 3.14.4 Member J Hore requested that his abstention to clause b) be recorded.

 

Attachments

a     23 May 2022, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 7 - Koi Carp - presentation from Conall Buchanan and Mike Peters

b     23 May 2022, Hauraki Gulf Forum - Item 7 - Koi Carp - presentation from Michelle Archer

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.40pm and reconvened at 3.55pm.

 


 

 

8

Update on Revitalising the Gulf, Scallop Closures and Snapper Numbers

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/18

MOVED by Co-Chairperson Cr P Coom, seconded by Member S Milne:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note the report

b)      thank Jacob Hore, the representative of the Minster for Oceans and Fisheries, for his oral briefing.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

9

Ngāti Manuhiri rāhui and s186A temporary closure application

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

 

 

10

2023 State of the Gulf Report – scoping

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/19

MOVED by Cr PB Buckthought, seconded by cr R McGuire:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      endorse the recommended scope of the 2023 State of the Gulf Report

b)      agree that the Executive Officer proceed to tender for the report.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

11

2022-2023 Budget Proposal

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/20

MOVED by Cr R McGuire, seconded by Member C Handley:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      approve the 2022-2023 budget

b)      delegate the Co-Chairpersons to review the Executive Officer’s salary in the 2022-2023 budget in line with the market and adjust the Forum’s budget accordingly.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 3.14.4 Member J Hore requested that his abstention to clause b) be recorded.

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 3.14.5 the following members requested that their votes against clause b) be recorded:

·         Cr DA Arnold

·         Cr W Walker

·         Cr J Watson

 


 

 

12

Executive Officer's Report

 

Resolution number HGF/2022/21

MOVED by Cr R McGuire, seconded by Member D Ogilvie:  

That the Hauraki Gulf Forum:

a)      note the Executive Officer’s report.

CARRIED / KUA MANA

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

 

Member Dean Ogilvie closed the meeting with a karakia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.50pm                                               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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