Waiheke Local Board






Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Local Board Office, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke on Wednesday, 21 June 2023 at 3:30.


Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present



Cath Handley



Deputy Chairperson

Bianca Ranson

via electronic link

arrived at 3:39pm


Kylee Matthews




Robin Tucker

via electronic link



Paul Walden




Waiheke Local Board

21 June 2023




1          Nau mai | Welcome


Member Matthews opened the meeting with a karakia.


Karakia Timatanga


E te hui

Whāia te mātauranga kia mārama

Kia whai take ngā mahi katoa

Tū māia, tū kaha

Aroha atu, aroha mai

Tātou I a tatou katoa.


For this gathering

Seek knowledge for understanding

Have purpose in all that you do

Stand tall, be strong

Let us show respect for each other.


2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies


There were no apologies.

Note: The Chair noted Deputy Chair Ranson and Member Tucker attended via electronic link due to health reasons and other conflicts.


3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


4          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence


There were no leaves of absence.


5          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements


There were no acknowledgements.


6          Ngā Petihana | Petitions


There were no petitions.


7          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations


There were no deputations.


8          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui  | Public Forum


There was no public forum.


9          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.





Draft Waiheke Local Board Plan 2023


Resolution number WHK/2023/63

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member K Matthews:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      approve the draft Waiheke Local Board Plan 2023 for inclusion in the statement of proposal. (Attachment A)

b)      delegate authority to the Chairperson to approve final changes to the draft Waiheke Local Board Plan 2023.

c)       adopt the statement of proposal for public consultation using the special consultative procedure. (Attachment C)

d)      adopt the summary of the statement of proposal. (Attachment B).

e)      approve the following Have Your Say event(s) during the consultation period:

·    Community Forum – Wednesday, 2 August, 4pm - 6pm – Waiheke Local Board offices, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke Island

f)       delegate to the following elected members and staff the power and responsibility to hear from the public through ‘spoken’ (or New Zealand sign language) interaction, at the council’s public engagement events, during the consultation period of the local board plan:

·    local board members and chairperson

·    General Manager Local Board Services, Local Board Area Manager, Local Board Senior Advisor, Local Board Advisor, Local Board Engagement Advisor, Local Board Democracy Advisor

·    Any additional staff approved by the General Manager Local Board Services or the Group Chief Financial Officer.



Deputy Chairperson B Ranson arrived at the meeting at 3.39pm via electronic link.



Adoption of the Waiheke Local Board Agreement 2023/2024


Resolution number WHK/2023/64

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member K Matthews:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      adopt the local content for the Annual Budget, which includes the Waiheke Local Board Agreement 2023/2024, the message from the chair, and approved local board advocacy (Attachment A)

b)      adopt a local fees and charges schedule for 2023/2024 (Attachment B)

c)       delegate authority to the Chair to make any final changes to the local content for the Annual Budget 2023/2024 (the Waiheke Local Board Agreement 2023/2024, message from the chair, and local board advocacy)

d)      note that the resolutions of this meeting will be reported back to the Governing Body when it meets to adopt the Annual Budget 2023/2024, including each Local Board Agreement, on 29 June 2023.




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


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.


Member Matthews closed the meeting with a karakia.


He Karakiia Whakakapi Kaupapa


Unuhia, unuhia, unuhia te uru tapu nui

Kia wātea, kia māmā te ngākau, te tinana, te wairua I te ara takatu

Koia rā e rongo

Whakaira ake ki rung

Kia wātea, kia wātea, ae rākua wātea


Release us from the mantle of the meeting

So we can stand free

Clear in heart, spirit and body

You are the supreme e Rongo

Let us be free


4:06pm                                               The chairperson thanked members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.