MINUTES OF Kapiti Coast District Council
Paraparaumu-Raumati Community Board Meeting
Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre, 15a Ngahina Street, , Paraparaumu
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 AT 7.00pm


PRESENT:              Mr Jonny Best, Ms Kathy Spiers, Cr Martin Halliday, Cr Bernie Randall, Ms Grace Lindsay


IN ATTENDANCE: Mr Mark de Haast, Mr Grayson Rowse


APOLOGIES:         Mr Guy Burns


LEAVE OF               Nil




1            Welcome


2            Apologies


That apologies from Mr Guy Burns be received and accepted.



3            Declarations of Interest Relating to Items on the Agenda 


4            Public Speaking Time

Mr Karl Webber requested updates on the following workstreams – Kapiti Story, Tourism Attraction Plan, Kapiti Gateway, ED Governance Report and Strategy, 2021 Annual Plan public consultation; Independent Organisational Review.  Mr Fred Davey requested the Community Board to request Council Officers to provide a report on the Kapiti Gateway Project as he did not feel well informed on this matter despite constantly requesting updates from Council Officers’.

5            Members’ Business

(a)             Public Speaking Time Responses

i)      Mr de Haast advised Mr Webber that a number of reports were already planned to be tabled at Council/Committee meetings over the next 6 months that would provide the requested updates.

ii)     Mr de Haast advised Mr Davey that a report back on the Kapiti Gateway was already planned to be provided to the Council in the coming months.


(b)             Leave of Absence


Committee Resolution  2020/1

Moved:       Cr Bernie Randall

Seconder:  Ms Kathy Spiers

That leave of absence be approved for the following members on the following dates

(i)        Mr Jonny Best 31 March 2020 – 21 April 2020

(ii)       Cr Martin Halliday 6-8 April 2020

(iii)      Ms Grace Lindsay 22 – 27 April 2020




(c)              Matters of an Urgent Nature (advise to be provided to the Chair prior to the commencement of the meeting)

(d)             Community Board Members’ Activities

(i)        Ms Kathy Spiers provided a report back on the Community Board’s activites since the last meeting.



Committee Resolution  2020/2

Moved:       Cr Bernie Randall

Seconder:  Mr Jonny Best

That item 7 in this report be taken before item 6.



6            Reports

7.2         Kapiti Community Patrol Update

Mr Les Buckely provided the Community Board with an update on the Kāpiti Community Patrol and answered Members’ questions.




7.1         Community – led coastal adaptation programme update

Ms Lyndsey Craig, coastal Manager, provided an uptate on the upcoming coastal Summit and answered Members’ questions. 



6.1         Consideration of Applications of Funding

Mr Jonny Best raised concerns regarding the high number of outstanding accountability reports.  Officers advised that they constantly followed up on these and the last follow-up had been very successful.

Committee Resolution  2020/3

Moved:       Cr Bernie Randall

Seconder:  Cr Martin Halliday

That the Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board grants George Hosking $500.00 to assist with training costs in Jazz Ballet.

That the Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board grants the Widowed, Separated and Divorced Support Group Kāpiti Incorporated $500.00 to cover hall hire for a 10 week course at the Paraparaumu Library.



6.2         The 2009 Beach Bylaw Review Project


Ms Brandy Griffin, Principal Advisor, spoke to the report and responded to members’ questions.

Engagement with Surf Life Saving is through direct contact.

Community Board expressed thanks to Officers for their work.

Committee Resolution  2020/4

Moved:       Mr Jonny Best

Seconder:  Ms Kathy Spiers

It is recommended that the Paraparaumu-Raumati Community Board note this progress update on the 2009 Beach Bylaw Review Project.



7            Updates

Refer to 7.1 and 7.2 above

.8           Confirmation of Minutes

8.1         Confirmation of minutes

Committee Resolution  2020/5

Moved:       Ms Grace Lindsay

Seconder:  Mr Jonny Best

That the minutes of the Paraparaumu-Raumati Community Board meeting on 10 December 2019 be accepted as a true and accurate record of the meeting.



9            Matters Under Action

9.1         Matters Under Action

The Community Board discussed and noted Matters under Action.


10          Confirmation of Public Excluded Minutes



The Paraparaumu-Raumati Community Board meeting closed at 9.00pm.