Rodney Local Board






Minutes of a meeting of the Rodney Local Board held in the Orewa Service Centre, 50 Centreway Road, Orewa on Wednesday, 8 February 2023 at 10am.


Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present



Brent Bailey


Deputy Chairperson

Louise Johnston



Michelle Carmichael



Mark Dennis



Tim Holdgate



Colin Smith



Geoff Upson



Ivan Wagstaff



Guy Wishart

Via electronic link


Rodney Local Board

08 February 2023




1          Nau mai | Welcome


 The chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.


2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies


There were no apologies.

Resolution number RD/2023/1

MOVED by Chairperson B Bailey, seconded by Member C Smith:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)          approve the request for electronic attendance from Local Board Member G Wishart under Standing Order 3.3.3 clause b) to accommodate the member’s illness or infirmity.


Note: Pursuant to Standing Order 3.3.1, members of the local board or its committees have the right to attend meetings by means of an electronic link, provided conditions of the standing orders are met.




3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



4          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes


Resolution number RD/2023/2

MOVED by Member M Dennis, seconded by Deputy Chairperson L Johnston:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, as a true and correct record.




5          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence


There were no leaves of absence.



6          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements


There were no acknowledgements.



7          Ngā Petihana | Petitions


There were no petitions.



8          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations


There were no deputations.


9          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui  | Public Forum


There was no public forum.


10        Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.



Annual Budget 2023/2024 local board consultation content


Zigi Yates, Senior Local Board Advisor, and Hao Chen, Lead Financial Advisor, were in attendance to support the item.


The final drafts of the local consultation document and local supporting information document were tabled at the meeting. Copies have been placed in the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.


The meeting adjourned at 10.09am and recovened at 10.25am


Resolution number RD/2023/3

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson L Johnston, seconded by Member M Dennis:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)      approve local consultation document content (Attachment A of the minutes attachments document) and local supporting information content (Attachment B of the minutes attachments document) for inclusion in the Annual Budget 2023/2024 consultation material

b)      delegate authority to the local board chairperson to approve any changes required to finalise the local consultation document and supporting information content for the Rodney Local Board for the Annual Budget 2023/2024

c)      approve the following Have Your Say events in the local board area during the Annual Budget 2023/2024 consultation period:

i)       Drop-in session, Friday 3 March 2023, 10.30am-12.30pm, Kumeū Library

ii)      Drop-in session, Friday 10 March 2023, 11am-1pm, Warkworth Library

d)      delegate authority to the local board chairperson to approve any changes required to the Have Your Say events

e)      delegate to the following elected members and staff the power and responsibility to receive feedback and hear from the public through “spoken (or New Zealand sign language) interaction” at the council’s public engagement events during the consultation period for the Annual Budget 2023/2024:

i)       local board members and chairperson

ii)      general manager local board services, local area manager, senior local board advisor, local board advisor, local board engagement advisor

iii)     any additional staff approved by the general manager local board services or the group chief financial officer.




a     Rodney Local Board 2023/24 Consultation Document

b     Rodney Local Board 2023/24 Supporting Information document




12        Te Whakaaro ki ngā Take Pūtea e Autaia ana | Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.





10.43 am                                            The chairperson thanked members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.