Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

A meeting of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee will be held on:

 

Date:                                     Thursday 23 March 2017

Time:                                    4.30pm

Venue:                                 Fendalton Service Centre
Cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Roads

 

 

Membership

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Arapata Reuben Tuahuriri Runanga    

Suzanne Furkert Community Representative          

Councillor Pauline Cotter Christchurch City Council

Councillor Debra Hasson Selwyn District Council     

Tom Lambie Environment Canterbury            

Herewini Banks Te Hapu o Ngati Wheke/Rapaki     

Les Wanhalla Te Taumutu Runanga     

Andrew Congalton Community Representative     

Chris Kelliher Community Representative    

Robert Wynn-Williams Community Representative           

Kevin Brown Community Representative     

Lance Kenyon Community Representative  

 

 

17 March 2017

 

Principal Advisor

Diane Shelander

Senior Policy Analyst

Tel: 941 8304

Christchurch City Council

Zone Facilitator

Lesley Woudberg

Tel: 027 706 4273

Environment Canterbury

Committee Advisor

Liz Ryley

Tel: 941 8153

Christchurch City Council

 

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
https://www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/meetings-agendas-and-minutes/
https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/council-and-committee-meetings/

 


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1.       Apologies................................................................................................................................... 4

2.       Confirmation of Previous Minutes.......................................................................................... 4

3.       Matters Arising from the Minutes........................................................................................... 4

4.       Deputations by Appointment.................................................................................................. 4

5.       Identification of Urgent Items.................................................................................................. 4

6.       Identification of General Public Contribution........................................................................ 4

STAFF REPORTS

7.       Water Races - Selwyn District Council.................................................................................. 13

8.       Groundwater/Drylands Working Group............................................................................... 17

9.       Port Hills Fire - Recovery........................................................................................................ 21

10.     Update Working Groups - 23 March 2017............................................................................ 23

11.     Facilitator's Update - 23 March 2017..................................................................................... 29   

 

 


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1.   Apologies

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

2.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

That the minutes of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee meeting held on Thursday, 23 February 2017 be confirmed (refer page 5).

3.   Matters Arising from the Minutes

4.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment at the time the agenda was prepared. 

5.   Identification of Urgent Items

6.   Identification of General Public Contributions


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Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 23 February 2017

Time:                                    6.00pm

Venue:                                 Avon Rowing Club

                                               Kerrs Reach, Wainoni

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Arapata Reuben Tuahuriri Runanga    

Suzanne Furkert Community Representative          

Councillor Pauline Cotter Christchurch City Council

Tom Lambie Environment Canterbury            

Chris Kelliher Community Representative    

Robert Wynn-Williams Community Representative           

Kevin Brown Community Representative     

Lance Kenyon Community Representative  

 

 

22 February 2017

 

Principal Advisor

Diane Shelander

Senior Policy Analyst

Tel: 941 8304

Christchurch City Council

Zone Facilitator

Lesley Woudberg

Tel: 027 706 4273

Environment Canterbury

Committee Advisor

Liz Ryley

Tel: 941 8153

Christchurch City Council

 

 

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/thecouncil/meetingsminutes/agenda/index.aspx
www.ecan.govt.nz/news-and-notices/minutes/Pages/Default.aspx

 


 

 

Teoti Jarden opened the meeting with a mihi/karakia.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

 

1.   Apologies

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00001

It was resolved on the motion of Member Reuben, seconded by Member Furkert that apologies from Herewini Banks and Councillor Debra Hasson, be accepted.

Member Reuben/Member Furkert                                                                                                                    Carried

 

2.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00002

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee meeting held on Thursday, 24 November 2016 be confirmed.

Note: There were no minutes from 26 January 2017 as the meeting was not held due to unforeseen circumstances.

Councillor Cotter/Member Kenyon                                                                                                                     Carried

 

3.   Matters Arising from the Minutes

 

         Kevin Brown asked if an invitation had been sent to the Water Race Committee to attend the Zone Committee meeting, as noted on page 8 of the previous minutes.  The Committee was informed that Murray England, Asset Manager Water Services, Selwyn District Council, would attend the March 2017 meeting.

 

         The Committee members were informed that as part of an Environment Canterbury water conservation campaign launch, a notice was sent out with rates notices about conserving water.

 

         It was noted that no feedback had been received in relation to the Five Year Integrated Work Plan.

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

 

5.   Identification of Urgent Items

 

         Lesley Woudberg will provide an update on the fire on the Port Hills later in the meeting.

 

6.   Identification of General Public Contributions

         Nil.

 

7.   Working of the Zone Committee 2017

 

Each year the Committee is required to elect the Chair, Deputy Chair and the Committee’s Regional Representative.   Nominations were called for the positions.

 

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00003

Joint Committee Decision

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee elect:

2.1       Arapata Reuben as Chair for 2017

             Suzanne Furkert as Deputy Chair for 2017

Les Wanhalla as Regional Representative for 2017, subject to his acceptance*.

 

2.2       Meet 6pm- 9pm on the fourth Thursday of the month as set out the following schedule:

·  26 January

·  23 February – Kerrs Reach (Lower Avon and Red Zone)

·  23 March – Fendalton Service Centre

·  27 April

·  25 May               

·  22 June

·  27 July

·  24 August

·  28 September

·  26 October

·  23 November

2.3          Organise its work into the following working groups:

Urban Contaminants Working Group

Andrew Congalton – Chair

Pauline Cotter

Suzanne Furkert

Tom Lambie

Cashmere Stream

Ken Rouse – Chair

Arapata Reuben

Herewini Banks

Les Wanhalla

Liaison with community groups

Styx Living Laboratory

Avon /Ōtakaro Network

Heathcote/Ōpāwaho network

Estuary Ihutai Trust

Suzanne Furkert

Groundwater/Drylands

Chris Kelliher – Chair

Robert Wynn-Williams

Kevin Brown

Communication/Engagement

Arapata Reuben – Chair

Suzanne Furkert

Biodiversity - Immediate Steps

Lance Kenyon – Chair

Les Wanhalla

Tom Lambie

(Note Arapata Reuben stepped down from this working group)

 

* The Committee received advice following the meeting that Les Wanhalla accepted the nomination to the Regional Committee.

Member Wynn-Williams/Member Kelliher                                                                                                      Carried

 

8.   Ōtākaro/Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan

Comments

Robb Kerr and Eric Hennephof from Regenerate Christchurch spoke about the process underway to develop a plan for the redevelopment of the residential red zone along the Ōtākaro /Avon River corridor.

 

The Zone Committee can add value by holding a workshop with Regenerate Christchurch and communities of interest along the river.

 

Regenerate Christchurch will be providing material to the Zone Committee to review and provide comment on http://www.regeneratechristchurch.nz/residential-red-zone/.

 

There will be a number of events organised by Regenerate Christchurch for the Zone Committee to identify a representative for.

 

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00004

Joint Committee Decision

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Notes the process underway to develop the Ōtākaro/Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan.

Councillor Cotter/Member Kelliher                                                                                                                     Carried

 

9.   Improving Recreation and River Health in the Lower Avon/Ōtākaro River

 

Comments

A memo from Nicolas Head to John Benn, Department of Conservation, was tabled and read at the meeting about Canadian Geese being beneficial in helping to maintain lake edge turf communities.

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00005

Joint Staff and Committee Decision

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

2.1       Note the report on issues, possible solutions and actions currently underway or planned to improve recreation and river health in the lower Avon River/Ōtākaro.

2.2       Agree to the following recommendations to the Christchurch City Council for short to medium term actions:

·    Multi-agency and community approach to getting rid of flag iris and other invasive weeds, and replacing with long exotic grass and native plantings in suitable locations.  Provide advice on how volunteers can be involved effectively with removing these weeds.

·    Quick removal of large debris in river.  Have a Christchurch City Council ranger, contractor or volunteer (if appropriate) go out 1-2 times a week in a motor boat and drag/lift the islands/debris and remove from the water (to above high tide mark or dispose appropriately).

·    Advertise “Snap Send and Solve” with recreational users.

·    Reduce weed in bottom of river, and floating on the top, to a greater extent and during more of the year so that the impact it has on water recreation is significantly reduced.

·    Support creation of a transitional dual cycle and walkway from Barbadoes Street to the Estuary.  Include some park benches where possible.

·    Add public toilets at Kerrs Reach and at the Mahinga Kai exemplar site.  These could be transitional facilities such as portaloos or container toilets that can be moved.

·   Provide more education to the public that Canadian Geese are a pest, like the possums of our rivers.

 

2.3       Agree that the Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee ask the Christchurch City Council to provide a report by 1 June 2017 of what is required to achieve these actions, including annual and long-term planning and budgeting requirements.

 

2.4       Agree that the Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee actively search for opportunities to support the above actions.

Member Furkert/Member Kenyon                                                                                                                     Carried

 

10. Update Working Groups

 

The Committee received updates on the following Working Groups:

·    Urban Contaminant

 

·    Rural Catchment

o   A map was tabled showing the land affected by the Port Hills fire to March 2017 and Lesley Woudberg provided a verbal update about the affected areas

 

·    Groundwater/Drylands

o   A map of the Selwyn District Council water races was tabled at the meeting and will be emailed to the Committee members

 

·    Communication and Engagement

 

·    Biodiversity – Immediate Steps Funding

o   The Working Group has received around 12 applications to the Immediate Steps Funding

 

·    Regional Committee

 

·    Liaison with Community Groups

 

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00006

Joint Staff and Committee Decision

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receives the information in the report.

2.         Provides feedback on the activities of each Working Group.

3.         Provides guidance on the next steps proposed by each Working Group.

Councillor Cotter/Member Brown                                                                                                                       Carried

 

11. Facilitator Update

 

The Annual Report was reviewed and the following comments made:

·    Suzanne Furkert requested an addition under Key Milestones to refer to work relating to brake pads that is being undertaken; and an addition under Key work programmes underway about brake pads and heavy metals.

·    Robert Wynn-Williams requested under CWMS targets – “what have we achieved”, to be changed to “what has been achieved in the zone”.

·    Any further comments about the Annual Report are to be provided to Lesley by Monday 27 February 2017.

A copy of the Ōpāwaho/Heathcote Stormwater Management Plan was tabled at the meeting and a copy will be made available to members if requested by them.

Paul Hulse advised the Committee that he has taken on the role of Zone Delivery Manager for a one year period.  He introduced James Tricker to the meeting.  James will be acting as Zone Committee Manager during that period.

 

Committee Resolved CWZC/2017/00007

Joint Staff and Committee Decision

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.    Notes the upcoming events.

2.    Agrees that the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee approves the Christchurch West Melton Annual Report 2016 (Attachment A) subject to amendments as agreed at this meeting subject to the edits requested.

 

3.    Notes that the Annual Report will be presented by the Zone Committee Chair to the:

a.    Christchurch City Council - 23 March 2017

b.    Environment Canterbury (Date TBC)

 

4.    Notes landowners in the Selwyn Waihora Zone have been reminded of their responsibility to meet nutrient management limits and apply for consent to farm (7 February 2017).

 

5.    Notes the area affected by the fires last week.



6.    Notes the update on the Ōpāwaho/Heathcote Stormwater Management Plan.

Member Reuben/Member Kenyon                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Teoti Jarden closed with a mihi/karakia.

 

   

Meeting concluded at 8.12PM.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 23RD DAY OF MARCH 2017

 

Arapata Reuben

Chairperson

 


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7.        Water Races - Selwyn District Council

Reference:

17/272525

Contact:

Murray England

murray.england@sdc.govt.nz

03 347-2800

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report provides information on the water race system managed by Selwyn District Council.

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receive the report on the water race system managed by Selwyn District Council.

 

 

3.   Report

We estimate that the water race system accounts for approximately 0.3 cubic meters per second of the water coming into the Christchurch groundwater system.  Total inputs are estimated as 13.4 cubic meters per second.

 

The water race network in central Canterbury began over 120 years ago and was established to provide reliable water source for agriculture.  The primary purpose of the water race network today is essentially the same, although the network faces pressure from other resource users such as recreational, cultural, fisheries and wildlife users.

 

The Selwyn District Council manages and maintains three networks.  Uses of the network pay for the service and management/maintenance of the system.

 

The Paparua network service 2,965ha with the Christchurch City Council boundary.  Christchurch City Council contributes (approximately $80,000/yr) to the management/maintenance of the Paparua water race network in recognition of the environmental and amenity values provided.

 

With changing water use and supply the Selwyn District Council continually reviews the management of the water race networks it is responsible for.

 

http://www.selwyn.govt.nz/my-property/5waters-services/water-races

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INPUTS (RECHARGE) in cubic meters per second
LSR = land surface recharge (seepage through soil)

 

Urban LSR
 


Waimakariri RiverWater RacesRural LSR0.710.71.70.3

 

 

 

 

 

Attachments

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Water Races attachment

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8.        Groundwater/Drylands Working Group

Reference:

17/273704

Contact:

Groundwater/ Drylands Working Group – Chris Kelliher

chris.kelliher@rabobank.com

Enter phone.

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report is to inform the Zone Committee of the progress the Working Group has made to achieve its objectives which are:

·        Know how much water is available for use

·        Understand the landownership pattern within the “protection zone”

·        Understand the threats to Christchurch’s groundwater system

·        Identify how the Working Group can protect this resource for future generations.

 

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receives the Groundwater/Drylands Working Group report.

2.         Agrees as the next step to safeguard the groundwater quality and flows for multiple uses (as per the Christchurch West Melton Zone Implementation Programme Priority Issue 4.1).

 

 

3.   Report

The Working Group has undertaken a number of field trips to ground truth the Agribase land use maps.  The Group now has a good understanding of current land use and the nutrient load. The Group also has checked (using the Overseer model) some of the nutrient budgets of landholdings, including Environment Canterbury land.

Information about key findings and next steps will be tabled at the meeting.

 

 

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9.        Port Hills Fire - Recovery

Reference:

17/276300

Contact:

Lance Kenyon
Cr Tom Lambie
James Tricker
Lesley Woudberg

lesley.woudberg@ecan.govt.nz

027 706 4273

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report is to provide the Zone Committee with an:

·        update on the fire recovery work underway on the Port Hills

·        opportunity to discuss the role of Immediate Steps biodiversity funding in the fire recovery.

 

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receives the report on the Port Hills Fire - Recovery.

2.         Agrees to make the fire affected catchments in the Christchurch West Melton zone a priority for 2017/18 Immediate Steps allocation ($100,000) for the zone.

 

 

3.   Report

 

From Monday 13 February 2017 major fires caused significant damage to private and public lands in the central and southern Port Hills areas.  They also caused damage to a number of the residences and infrastructure in the area.  The fire burnt 1645 hectares and has a perimeter of 51 kilometres.  Approximately 90% of the area affected is in private ownership.

The impact on the natural environment is significant and includes burnt pine forests, native vegetation and restoration sites, and grasslands.

There is a major concern of erosion following de-vegetation of the hills which are primarily on unstable loess soils.  The downstream waterways are likely to be impacted. 

Some recreation features are affected.  The most significant is the Canterbury Adventure Park.  Some of the infrastructure is not damaged but the Park will be closed for some time to repair damage and remove burnt trees and re-establish a vegetation cover.

The City Council has established a number of task groups to co-ordinate various aspects of the fire recovery.  One task group focuses on the natural environment and includes representatives from the Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, Selwyn District Council, Department of Conservation and Ngāi Tahu.  The purpose of the group is to work together to co-ordinate action with landowners and the community and make the best use of resources.  A focus of immediate action is the re-establishment of vegetation cover and management of erosion and sediment risk.

 

Actions to date

·      Regular meetings Natural Environment Task Group (James Tricker ECan)

·     10 March meeting with experts in revegetation, hosted by the Christchurch City Council and Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust (Lance Kenyon and Cr Tom Lambie CWMZC)

·     14 March Banks Peninsula Zone Committee agreed to direct its remaining Immediate Steps funding for 2016/17 ($35,000) to recovery of the Ohinetahi Bush Reserve and adjacent fire affected land (Lesley Woudberg)

·     15 March meeting with landowners (Helen Greenep ECan).

 

Possible approach for Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee

 

The Zone Committee may wish to reconsider its priorities for Immediate Steps funding for 2017/18 and make the fire affected catchments in the zone a priority.  This would allow staff to be proactive and encourage landowners in the catchments to actively manage their increased erosion/sediment discharge risk and plant indigenous species particularly in and around waterways.

 

 

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments to this report.

 

  


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10.    Update Working Groups - 23 March 2017

Reference:

17/274770

Contact:

Lesley Woudberg

lesley.woudberg@ecan.govt.nz

027 706 4273

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report updates the Committee on the activities of each Working Group over the last month and the next steps each group are working on.

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receives the report.

 

 

3.   Report

 

Urban Contaminant Working Group – Andrew Congalton
Priority catchments: Addington, Riccarton and Haytons

 

What are we trying to achieve in 5 years (2020)

·    Addington Brook improve catchment health – contact recreation by 2020 and swimmable by 2030 (linking to Zone Implementation Programmes (ZIP’s)

Meets agreed standards as set out by the 5 year ‘living’ Integrated Catchment Management Plan to be developed by June 2017

·    Riccarton Stream improve catchment health (linking to ZIP’s)

Meets agreed standards as set out by the 5 year ‘living’ Integrated Catchment Management Plan to be developed by 2018

·    Haytons Brook improve catchment health (linking to ZIP’s)

Meets agreed standards as set out by the 5 year ‘living’ Integrated Catchment Management Plan to be developed by 2018

What have we done since we last met?

·    The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee Office 365 shared space is now active, members will shortly receive an email on how to access and use Urban Contaminant Working Group documents that are are being populated in the space

·    Hayton’s programme ECan and CCC staff are continuing to identify and work with the higher risk businesses in the catchment to ensure practices meet minimum stormwater standards and encourage best practice

·    A Masters student from the University of Canterbury (funded by ECan) is in the early stages of a project focusing on Hayton’s catchment.

·    Meetings with key partners and stakeholders are continuing to build agreement on planned action to pull together a holistic catchment management plan for Addington

·    Further investigations into the hotspots in Addington Brook have been underway on a property by property basis and ECan is working with several businesses in this area to reduce risks to the stormwater network and consequently the Brook

Next steps

·    Prepare a plan of action involving all agencies and groups involved in the Addington catchment by June 2017.

·    Continue to work track down the main sources of contamination in the Haytons catchment and work with business to develop plans for improvement.

 


Rural Catchment Working Group – Arapata Reuben
Priority catchment – Cashmere

 

Cashmere Catchment Working Group – Arapata Reuben

 

What are we trying to achieve in 5 years (2020)

·    Reduce sediment getting into Cashmere Stream (and therefore the Heathcote/Ōpāwaho and Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai)

·    Improve ecosystem health

What have we done since we last met?

·    Port Hill fire recovery has become a focus

·    Lance, Tom and staff from both councils attended and contributed to a meeting convened by Christchurch City Council and Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust that focused on developing approaches using native species to revegetation parts of the Port Hills (10 March 2017).

·    Both the Cashmere Stream Care Group and Heathcote/Ōpāwhao Network are concerned about the effects of the fire on the health of the river.

·    A joint Port Hills Fire Natural Environment Recovery working group has been convened using expertise/resources from both councils to develop a plan ready for implementation.

Next steps

·    Fire recovery could be a possible focus for Immediate Steps funding in the 2017/18.

·    Possibly look to the ZC to help facilitate a drop in session for landowners where they could access expert advice on a range of issues they are facing.

 

 


Groundwater /Drylands Working Group – Chris Kelliher

 

What are we trying to achieve in 2 years (2018)?

 

·    Know how much water is available for use.

·    Understand the landownership pattern within the protection zone.

·    Understand the threats to Christchurch’s groundwater system.

·    Identify how we can protect this resource for future generations.

What have we done since we last met?

·    Ground “truthed” the land use map, developed a nutrient budget and had access to overseer budgets for the Environment Canterbury land and well as some land in private ownership.

·    UoC/ECan are supervising a student over 2016/17 summer to investigate and map springs and drying reaches of streams.

Next steps?

·    Given what we’ve found out about the nutrient load of current land uses in the groundwater protection zone – now we can identify where the greatest risks lie and focus our attention on how we can protect the resource for future generations.

 

 


Communication and Engagement – Arapata Reuben

 

What are we trying to achieve in the next 5 years (2020)?

 

·    Raise awareness

State of the waterways, their values and issues

Actions individuals and groups can take

Individual and groups doing good stuff

·    Inspire action

 

What have we done since we last met?

 

·    Met to develop a plan for the coming year focusing on

Raise awareness and understanding of CWM water resource

Raise awareness of what rural landowners are doing – ie what is happening in the zones adjacent to CWM

Raise awareness of kool stuff happening in CWM

Raise awareness of what we can each do

Keep people informed on what is happening regarding Port Hills fire recovery

·    CCC/ECan working together on fire recovery stories

Update committee website with table of plant species with their fire rating

 

Next steps

·    Report to Christchurch City Council (6 April) on issues/progress to achieve the CWMS targets in the Christchurch West Melton Zone

·    Clear plan of action for the coming year

 

 


Biodiversity – Immediate Steps Funding – Lance Kenyon

 

What are we trying to achieve in the next 5 years (2020)?:

 

·    Increase indigenous species diversity, abundance and improved ecological health by providing funding to individuals, landowners and community groups.

·    Raise awareness of biodiversity and ecological values of the Christchurch West Melton zone


 

 

What have we done since we last met?

·    Seven applications received – now in assessment of Immediate Steps applications

·    Development of a feedback form for successful applicants

 

Next steps

·    Meet with Sub-group to prioritise applications

·    Identify biodiversity implications of the Port Hills fire and actions the ZC can take.

 

 


Regional Committee – Les Wanhalla

 

The Regional Committee’s next meeting is 11 April 2017.

 

 

 


Liaison with community groups – Suzanne Furkert  (supported by Shelley Washington)

What are we trying to achieve in 5 years (2020)?

·    Ensure we complement and build on each other’s work to improve the health of Christchurch’s water resources.

What have we done since we last met?

 

Next Steps

·    Review where we should focus our effort for greatest affect

Community Boards, network groups and other community groups and schools

 

 

Attachments

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11.    Facilitator's Update - 23 March 2017

Reference:

17/273511

Contact:

Lesley Woudberg

lesley.woudberg@ecan.govt.nz

027 706 4273

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report is to inform the Zone Committee of:

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee:

1.         Receives the Facilitator’s report.

2.         Notes the upcoming events.

 

 

3.   Report

 

3.1       Upcoming Events

 

Event

Audience

Comment

 

New Brighton Cubs Group

Water Efficiency

21 March

 

8-11yr olds

 

OECD NZ Environmental Performance Review released

21 March

 

NZ General

 

Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Community Day

25 March 10-3pm

Community

Ōtākaro Avon River

Haeata Community Campus

240 Breezes Rd, Wainoni

https://engage.regeneratechristchurch.nz/Otakaro-avon-river-corridors-community-day

Zone Committee Annual Reports to Christchurch City Council

6 April

 

Council

 

Environment Aotearoa Freshwater update MFE

April (TBC)

 

 

NZ General

 

Mother of all Clean Ups

13 May

Community

Last year 1300 people got out along the river collecting litter

 

3.2       Final Zone Committee 2016 Annual Report

 

Attached for the Zone Committee’s information.

 

 

 

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