Strategy and Policy Committee Meeting Minutes - CONFIRMED

8 September 2020


   MINUTES OF Far North District Council
Strategy and Policy Committee Meeting
Virtually via Microsoft TEAMS
Tuesday, 8 September 2020 AT 9.32 am


PRESENT:              Cr Rachel Smith, Mayor John Carter (HWTM), Cr David Clendon, Deputy Mayor Ann Court, Cr Felicity Foy, Cr Moko Tepania, Cr John Vujcich, Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community Board Chairperson Belinda Ward

IN ATTENDANCE: Te Hiku Community Board Chairperson Adele Gardner, Cr Kelly Stratford Shirley Ayers, Donald Chandler, Melanie Chandler-Winters, Hinurewa Te Hau (Creative Northland)

STAFF PRESENT: Shaun Clarke (Chief Executive Officer), Dean Myburgh (General Manager District Services), Darrell Sargent (General Manager Strategic Planning and Policy)

1            Karakia Timatunga – Opening Prayer

Chairperson Rachel Smith opened the meeting with a Karakia.

2            Deputation

Shirley Ayers, representing Kairos Connection Trust, provided an introduction and overview of Kairos Conectiosn Trust operations and social housing.

Attachments tabled at meeting

1     Deputation Kairos Connection Trust Presentation

2     Deputation Kerikeri Half Marathon Story

3            Apologies and Declarations of Interest


Committee Resolution  2020/10

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Cr Moko Tepania

That the apology received from Cr Dave Collard be accepted and leave of absence granted.


4            Deputation Continued

Donald Chandler spoke about FN2100 and future ideas.

Melanie Chandler-Winters and Hinurewa Te Hau of Creative Northland spoke about an Arts and Culture Strategy.

Attachments tabled at meeting

1     Deputation Donald Chandler - FN2100 response

2     Deputation Donald Chandler - Our Kerikeri - Transport Brief

3     Deputation Melanie Chandler-Winters - Briefing Paper

4     Deputation Melanie Chandler-Winters - Regional Arts & Culture Action Plan (Draft)

5     Deputation Melanie Chandler-Winters - CNZ Guidance for Local Authorities 2020

6     Deputation Melanie Chandler-Winters - WACH Strategy 2019-2029 FINAL

5            Confirmation of Previous Minutes

5.1         Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Agenda item 4.1 document number A2936285, pages 13 - 18 refers.

Committee Resolution  2020/11

Moved:       Cr Moko Tepania

Seconded:  Mayor John Carter

That the Strategy and Policy Committee agrees that the minutes of the meeting held 30 July 2020 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

In Favour:       Chair Rachel Smith, Mayor John Carter, Deputy Mayor Ann Court, Crs David Clendon, Felicity Foy, Moko Tepania and Belinda Ward

Against:           Nil

Abstained:       Cr John Vujcich

carried 7/0


6            Karakia Whakamutunga – Closing Prayer

Cr Smith closed the meeting with a Karakia.

7            Meeting Close


The meeting closed at 10.43 am.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Strategy and Policy Committee meeting held on 20 October 2020.