Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes

28 November 2023


   MINUTES OF Far North District Council
Extraordinary Council Meeting
Virtually via Microsoft Teams
Tuesday, 28 November 2023 AT 9:00 am

PRESENT:              Kahika - Mayor Moko Tepania, Kōwhai - Deputy Mayor Kelly Stratford, Cr Ann Court, Cr Felicity Foy, Cr Babe Kapa, Cr Steve McNally, Cr John Vujcich

STAFF PRESENT:   Calvin Thomas (General Manager - Northland Transport Alliance), Fraser Hoani (Road Corridor Manager – Northland Transport Alliance), Tanya Proctor (Head of Infrastructure Strategy), Roger Ackers (Group Manager – Policy and Planning), Guy Holroyd (Chief Executive Officer), Ruben Garcia (Group Manager – Communication and Engagement), Ellie Greenwood (Democracy Advisor – Democracy Services), Casey Gannon (Manager – Democracy Services), Emma Healy (Executive Officer - Strategic Relationships)


1            Karakia Timatanga / Opening Prayer

At 9:05 am Kahika/Mayor Moko Tepania commenced the meeting with a prayer.

2            NGā WHAKAPāHA ME NGā PāNGA MEMA / Apologies and Declarations of Interest


3            ngā tono kōrero / Deputation




5            Ngā Pūrongo / Reports

5.1         Temporary Road Closure - Paihia Christmas Parade Date Change

Agenda item 5.1 document number A4490327, pages 6 - 9 refers.

Resolution  2023/155

Moved:       Kahika - Mayor Moko Tepania

Seconded:  Kōwhai - Deputy Mayor Kelly Stratford

That Council

a)   notes the date information originally provided by the applicant for the Council decision of 16th November 2023 was incorrect, and

b)   rescinds the decision of 16th November to approve the Road Closure request for the Paihia Christmas Parade on Saturday 2nd December 2023, and

c)   approves the new proposed date of Friday 1st December for the proposed temporary road closure for the Paihia Christmas parade to enable safe operations.


6            Meeting Close

The meeting closed at 9:09 am.

The minutes of this meeting will be confirmed at the Council Meeting held on 11 December 2023.