Environmental Reference Group


Induction – a chance for Cr Wade-Brown to meet with Sea, Hamish, Kathryn, Tim, Waruna, Nigel and Cr Pannett to introduce them to the work of the ERG and to explain Council processes.

Tea/Coffee/Juice, Greetings and Apologies
Confirmation of Minutes

Welcome for new members
Dr Sea Rotmann
Hamish Allardice
Kathryn Maxwell
Tim Park (WRC)
Waruna Padmasiri (Youth Council), (Nigel Smith – Second)
Cr Iona Pannett

Information-Sharing and Announcements
Any updates to ERG Calendar?

Matters Arising
• e-Day support in September
• Ngauranga to Airport Strategic Transport Study consultation
• Transition Towns [http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/] – National Street Party Day on 23 February
• Feedback from SPC – report and members’ statement
• Communication frequency/modes between meetings

Forum during World Environment Day (Thursday 5 June)
• permission from members to post names and contact numbers on the Council website
• ToR progress

Overview of GWRC Regional Policy Statement

Water conservation

Treatment Plant Resource Consents update

Northern Reserves Management Plan – a chance for members to ask questions and offer comment, following Mike’s presentation at our February meeting. The plan can be found at

Recycling options

Other items

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