I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Manukau Harbour Forum will be held on:

 

Date:

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 17 November 2023

12.15pm

Puketāpapa Local Board
Boardroom
560 Mount Albert Road
Three Kings

 

Manukau Harbour Forum

 

OPEN AGENDA

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Jon Turner

 

Deputy Chairperson

Alan Cole

 

Members

Joseph Allan

 

 

Apulu Reece Autagavaia

 

 

Liz Manley

 

 

Maria Meredith

 

 

Jan Robinson

 

 

Kay Thomas

 

 

Togiatolu Walter Togiamua

 

 

(Quorum 5 members)

 

 

 

Selina Powell

Democracy Advisor

 

13 November 2023

 

Contact Telephone: +64 21 531 686

Email: selina.powell@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 


Manukau Harbour Forum

17 November 2023

 

 

ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                         PAGE

1          Nau mai | Welcome                                                                                                        5

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies                                                                                         5

3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest                                         5

4          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes                                                    5

5          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence                                                            5

6          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements                                                                                       5

7          Ngā Petihana | Petitions                                                                                                5

8          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations                                                                    5

8.1     Jim Jackson (TOES) - Water quality in the Manukau Harbour                       5

9          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui | Public Forum                                                                      7

10        Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business                                                              7

11        Manukau Harbour Forum coordinator's report                                                          9

12        Manukau Harbour Forum Chair's report                                                                   11

13        Elected Member Updates                                                                                            13

14        Confirmation of workshop record                                                                             15

15        Te Whakaaro ki ngā Take Pūtea e Autaia ana |

            Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 


1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

An apology from Member M Meredith has been received.

 

 

3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

 

4          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes

 

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 22 September 2023 as true and correct.

 

 

5          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence

 

At the close of the agenda no requests for leave of absence had been received.

 

 

6          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements

 

 

7          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

 

8          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations

 

Standing Order 7.7 provides for deputations. Those applying for deputations are required to give seven working days notice of subject matter and applications are approved by the Chairperson of the Manukau Harbour Forum. This means that details relating to deputations can be included in the published agenda. Total speaking time per deputation is ten minutes or as resolved by the meeting.

 

8.1       Jim Jackson (TOES) - Water quality in the Manukau Harbour

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To receive a deputation from Jim Jackson the Chair of The Onehunga Enhancement Society (TOES).

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       Jim Jackson will be in attendance speaking on behalf of The Onehunga Enhancement Society (TOES) presenting on water quality in the Manukau Harbour on the following points:

·        Allow safe swimming without the fear of getting sick

·        Improve marine life habitats

·        Protect native species

·        Promote biodiversity.

·        Urbanisation and a growing population

·        Sewage and industrial liquid waste

·        Climate change and rising sea levels

·        Stormwater and wastewater contamination

·        Run-off sediments, pesticides and pollutants

·        Introduction of non-native plant and animal pests

·        Fishing and recreational activities.

·        Safe harbour 24/7 boat ramps for recreational boating.

·        Construction of a  series of public wharfs strategically located around the harbour for future public water based transport.

·        Provide safe on water mooring facilities for Coastguard vessels around the harbour.

·        Lack of core harbour infrastructure (tug barges etc)

·        Safe public access to the Port of Onehunga as the major transport hub for a public ferry service.

·        Stocktake of navigation markers on the harbour that are not operating or missing but are on the navigation charts and who will repair them?

·        Impact of the recently received NIWA hydrodynamic model of the Manukau Harbour

·        The impact on the freshwater discharges into the Manukau Harbour that will be required to meet the requirements of the NZ National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020

·        Watercare’s discharge consent at Puketutu Island expires in 2032 and will they be required to find alternative means of disposal.

·        Commence a water testing system for a range of including E.coli to identify sources of contamination and .

·        Cliff faces including councils esplanade reserves  regularly falling into the harbour creating 1000’s of tons of sediment to sandy beaches due to shoreline erosion of the soft sandstone.

·        Huge sediment build up as a result oof urbanisation around the harbour reducing water depth in important channels including Waiuku Town Basin  and the Port of Onehunga

·        We should be finding sensible cost effective solutions on how to mitigate this problem.

·        Develop a timeline program to undertake these long overdue issues including regular water testing long term planning navigation markers sickness after swimming decline in mussel and scallop beds .

 

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)      whiwhi / receive the presentation and thank Jim Jackson the Chair of TOES for his attendance.

 

 

 

9          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui | Public Forum

 

A period of time (approximately 30 minutes) is set aside for members of the public to address the meeting on matters within its delegated authority. A maximum of three minutes per speaker is allowed, following which there may be questions from members.

 

 

10        Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“An item that is not on the agenda for a meeting may be dealt with at that meeting if-

 

(a)        The local authority by resolution so decides; and

 

(b)        The presiding member explains at the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public,-

 

(i)         The reason why the item is not on the agenda; and

 

(ii)        The reason why the discussion of the item cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting.”

 

Section 46A(7A) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“Where an item is not on the agenda for a meeting,-

 

(a)        That item may be discussed at that meeting if-

 

(i)         That item is a minor matter relating to the general business of the local authority; and

 

(ii)        the presiding member explains at the beginning of the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public, that the item will be discussed at the meeting; but

 

(b)        no resolution, decision or recommendation may be made in respect of that item except to refer that item to a subsequent meeting of the local authority for further discussion.”

 


Manukau Harbour Forum

17 November 2023

 

 

Manukau Harbour Forum co-ordinator's report

File No.: CP2023/17759

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To receive the Manukau Harbour Forum (MHF) co-ordinator report for November 2023.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       Sophia Olo-Whaanga, Manukau Harbour Forum co-ordinator, will update forum members on activities in the Manukau Harbour.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)      whiwhi / receive the Manukau Harbour Forum co-ordinator’s report for November 2023.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Manukau Harbour Forum coordinator's report November 2023 (Under Separate Cover)

 

      

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Selina Powell - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Glenn Boyd - Local Area Manager

 

 


Manukau Harbour Forum

17 November 2023

 

 

Manukau Harbour Forum Chair's report

File No.: CP2023/14183

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To provide the Manukau Harbour Forum Chair, Jon Turner, with an opportunity to update forum members on the Manukau Harbour Forum activities.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       It is anticipated that the Chairperson will speak to the report at the meeting.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)      whiwhi / receive Chair, Jon Turner’s report for July – September 2023.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Chairperson, Jon Turner's Report July - September 2023 (Under Separate Cover)

 

     

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Selina Powell - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Glenn Boyd - Local Area Manager

 

 


Manukau Harbour Forum

17 November 2023

 

 

Elected Member Updates

File No.: CP2023/14184

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       A period of 15 minutes has been set aside for the attending elected members to update the Forum on significant matters relating to Manukau Harbour.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       That the elected members have the opportunity to update the forum on significant matters relating to Manukau Harbour.

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)      whiwhi /receive any elected member verbal or tabled updates.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.     

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Selina Powell - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Glenn Boyd - Local Area Manager

 

 


Manukau Harbour Forum

17 November 2023

 

 

Confirmation of workshop record

File No.: CP2023/14185

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To note the workshop record for the workshop held by the Manukau Harbour Forum (MHF) on 22 September 2023.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       The agenda items and briefings provided at the last MHF workshop were as follows:

Friday, 22 September 2023

Mihi, Karakia

Whakawhanaungatanga

1.   Welcome and Chair’s Update

The Chair welcomed members and staff that were in online and in person.

2.   Work Programme update and 2023/2024 development discussion

Donna Carter – Senior Healthy Waters Specialist, Sophia Olo-Whaanga, Manukau Harbour Forum Coordinator, Glenn Boyd - Local Area Manager

Discussion by way of a presentation on the work programme and also an introduction to the new Manukau Harbour Forum Coordinated was delivered.  The forum members were updated.

3.   Achieving Better Environmental Outcomes for the Manukau Harbour

Georgi HartPrincipal Analysist NES, Auckland Plan Strategy and Research, Dave Allen, Manager Natural Environment Strategy, Auckland Plan Strategy and Research, Andrew Bird, Senior Analyst NES, Auckland Plan Strategy and Research, Merihera Tipene, Senior Māori Engagement Advisor, Auckland Plan Strategy and Research

Presented on the project.   Discussion by way of presentation and an interactive session where some members gave feedback.

4.   Shoreline Adaptation Plans: key updates

Lara Clarke, Principal Coastal Adaptation Specialist, Coastal Management, Sage Vernall, Coastal Adaptation Specialist, Resilient Lands and Coasts

Discussion by way of a presentation.  Feedback was provided.

5.   Overview and update on key Eke Panuku projects that interface with the Manukau Harbour through the Transform Manukau Programme.  This includes Te Whakaornga o Te Puhinui / Puhinui Stream regeneration along with associated projects, including the Hayman Park Integration Framework and Te Aka Raataa

Sara Zwart, Principal, Regenerative Design Lead, Eke Panuku

Discussion by way of a presentation was delivered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Manukau Harbour Forum:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the workshop record and supporting presentations for the workshop held on 22 September 2023.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Workshop record 22 September 2023 (Under Separate Cover)

 

b

Item 2.0 Work Programme Update 2023/2024 (Under Separate Cover)

 

c

Item 3.0 Achieving Better Outcomes for the Manukau Harbour (Under Separate Cover)

 

d

Item 4.0 Shoreline Adaptation Plans - key updates (Under Separate Cover)

 

e

Item 5.0 Eke Panuku - Transform Manukau Update September 2023 (Under Separate Cover)

 

     

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Selina Powell - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Glenn Boyd - Local Area Manager