Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Friday 12 October 2018

Time:                                    10.34am

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Environment Canterbury, 200 Tuam Street






Bill Wasley                                         

Chairman Steve Lowndes , Environment Canterbury        

Councillor Cynthia Roberts , Environment Canterbury      

Councillor Peter Skelton , Environment Canterbury           

Mayor Sam Broughton , Selwyn District Council      

Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall , Selwyn District Council       

Councillor Mark Alexander , Selwyn District Council           

Deputy Mayor Kevin Felstead , Waimakariri District Council        

Councillor Neville Atkinson , Waimakariri District Council 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel , Christchurch City Council      

Councillor Sara Templeton , Christchurch City Council       

(Non-Voting Member) Jim Harland , New Zealand Transport Agency 

(Non-Voting Member) Anne Shaw , Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet

(Non-Voting Member) Ivan Iafeta , Regenerate Christchurch   



11 October 2018






Aidan Kimberley

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee

12 October 2018




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Committee Resolved GCPC/2018/00024

Committee Decision

That the apologies from Councillor Clearwater, Dr Te Maire Tau, Jane Huria, Gail Gordon, Tā Mark Solomon and Mayor David Ayers be accepted.

Mayor Sam Broughton/Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall                                                                                  Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Committee Resolved GCPC/2018/00025

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee meeting held on Friday, 10 August 2018 be confirmed.

Councillor Mark Alexander/Councillor Peter Skelton                                                                                   Carried



5.   Adoption of a draft Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update (Future Development Strategy) for public consultation


Committee Comment

The Committee discussed the importance of ensuring any relevant matters raised during the consultation and development of the Regional Public Transport Plan are also shared with the Hearings Panel when deliberating on the final Future Development Strategy.


Committee Resolved GCPC/2018/00026

Part C

That the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee:

1.         Approves the draft Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update (Future Development Strategy) for the purposes of public consultation.

2.         Delegates authority to the Independent Chair to authorise any amendments of minor effect or to correct minor errors in the document ahead of the commencement of the public consultation period.

3.         Notes the consultation period will be a four week period from 1 November to 30 November 2018.

4.         Notes the consultation process, associated supporting documents and previous resolutions of this Committee outlined in this report.

5.         Notes that a final Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update, incorporating changes recommended by the Hearings Panel following consideration of submissions, will be presented to this Committee for endorsement in 2019, with subsequent ratification by the constituent local authority partners responsible for implementing the requirements of the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity.

6.         Requests the Chief Executives Advisory Group to consider how the Greater Christchurch Partnership can support and assist the Christchurch City Council in achieving its intensification outcomes to support a vibrant and prosperous central city, and report back to the Committee as soon as possible.

Mayor Sam Broughton/Councillor Neville Atkinson                                                                                      Carried



6.   Urban Development and Regeneration Update September 2018


Committee Resolved GCPC/2018/00027

Part C

That the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee:

1.         Receive the Urban Development and Regeneration Update September 2018.

Councillor Cynthia Roberts/Deputy Mayor Kevin Felstead                                                                        Carried





Meeting concluded at 10:41am.




Bill Wasley