Te Tira Kāhikuhiku

Christchurch Red Zones Transformative Group

MINUTES

 

 

Date:                                    Tuesday 22 February 2022

Time:                                   5pm

Venue:                                 Audio/ Visual Link

 

 

Present

Chairperson



Community members - Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor

 

Community member - Youth

 

Community Board Representatives

 

Chrissie Williams

 

 

Ashley Campbell

Adam Parker

Hannah Watkinson

 

Jazmynn Hodder-Swain

 

Tyrone Fields, Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū/Banks Peninsula Community Board

Jo Zervos, Waitai/Coastal-Burwood Community Board

Tim Lindley, Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board

Keir Leslie, Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brenden Winder

Manager Residential Red Zone

941 6462

brenden.winder@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

 

To view copies of Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/meetings-agendas-and-minutes/

 


Te Tira Kāhikuhiku

22 February 2022

 

 

Karakia Tīmatanga: Given by Adam Parker.    

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies Ngā Whakapāha

 

Committee Decision

The apologies received from Bill Simpson, Bebe Frayle and Gail Gordon for absence and Jo Zervos for early departure were accepted.

 

Jo Zervos left the meeting at 6.30pm before item 11 was considered.

 

2.   Declarations of Interest Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Deputations/Presentations by Appointment Ngā Huinga Whakaritenga

3.1

Belinda Nicholls - Ōtautahi Beekeepers

Belinda Nicholls spoke on behalf of Ōtautahi Beekeepers regarding a group of passionate beekeepers (6 people) who are interested in working bee hives and developing a community space to be used as an educational/workshop space to share skills, knowledge and build social interactions.  Focus will be on sustainable, regenerative and cultural practices. The group provided information and suggested Ōtautahi Beekeepers work with others with bee hives in the red zone.

 

3.2

Hayley Guglietta – Avon- Ōtākaro Network

Hayley Guglietta spoke on behalf of Avon- Ōtākaro Network to update Te Tira Kāhikuhiku on the projects that funding has been provided towards and regarding future projects that the group wish to undertake. Hayley raised concern about security in the ŌARC, and the frustration of the continuation of 6-month leases.

 

4.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes Te Whakaāe o te hui o mua

        

Committee Decision

The minutes of the Te Tira Kāhikuhiku meeting held on Thursday, 9 December 2021 were confirmed.

 

5.   Update from LINZ

LINZ provided a verbal update to the group on past and current expressions of interest and applications for Transitional Land Use; on leases and licenses that are due to expire; and on the progress with surveying land trenches in preparation for the land being handed to Council.

6.   Staff Update

Staff provided an update on the three bridges project and the planned individual bridge opening ceremonies. Staff discussed the challenges around anti-social behaviour within the red zone and the need to reintroduce security; staff are currently looking into costings. The group was apprised of progress on the co-governance entity, and on the current staff provision for the red zones.

 

7.   Temporary Land Use Application Report - Life in Vacant Spaces - Avondale Community Garden

 

Recommendation to Land Information New Zealand

Te Tira Kāhikuhiku recommends that Land Information New Zealand extends the licence granted to Life in Vacant Spaces for the Avondale Community Garden in Scoular Place for six months, to 19 July 2022, or until such time as the land transfers to the Council

 

 

8.   Temporary Land Use Application Report - Ao Tawhiti - Climate Action Campus

 

Recommendation to the Christchurch City Council

1.       Te Tira Kāhikuhiku recommends that Christchurch City Council extends the lease granted to Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery School for the Climate Action Campus, for six months, to 31 July 2022, and that the lease is varied to include Bee hives within the ‘permitted use’ of their lease.  

 

2.       Before the lease expires in July 2022, its renewal is fully reviewed under the CCC Policy regarding use of RRZ land – September 2020.

 

 

9.   Temporary Land Use Application Report - Avon Ótākaro Network - Avon Loop Block

 

Recommendation to Land Information New Zealand

Te Tira Kāhikuhiku recommends that Land Information New Zealand extends the licence granted to the Avon Ōtākaro network in Avon Loop (410-468 Oxford Terrace, even numbers 14-60 Bangor Street (excluding 44 Bangor Street) and Rees Street) to continue planning for a child-led project to enhance the area in conjunction with the Avon Loop Planning Association, and that the lease is extended for six months, to 30 June 2022, or until such time as the land transfers to the Council.

 


 

 

10. Temporary Land Use Application Report - EPNZ - The Eden Project

 

Recommendation to Land Information New Zealand

Te Tira Kāhikuhiku recommends that Land Information New Zealand extends the licence granted to Eden Project New Zealand to continue planning for the Eden Project Establishment in the Avonside Loop area north of Cowlishaw Street, excluding the five properties with leases to Avon-Ōtākaro Forest Park, and that the lease is extended for six months, to 28 July 2022, or until such time as the land transfers to the council.

 

 

11. Temporary Land Use Application Report - Berry Community Garden Lease - 7,9 & 11 Richmond Hill Road

 

Recommendation to the Christchurch City Council

Te Tira Kāhikuhiku recommends that Christchurch City Council grants a lease to Paul Cragg for a community berry garden for the Sumner Community to share, educate and connect, noting that:

a)      This application is being considered under the CCC Policy regarding use of RRZ land (September 2020).

b)      Because of the low significance of this application the length of engagement at 14 days is less than the month recommended in the policy.

c)       This lease formalises the berry garden activity on this site that has been underway since October 2021 with informal approval from Council.

d)      The lease is granted for a term of two years to February 2024.

e)      The site is for a lease at 7, 9 and 11 Richmond Hill Road east of a line designated by the Council geotech staff to avoid the parts of the sites with higher geotechnical risk.

f)        The applicant has Public Liability insurance to conduct activities on the site, secured under the umbrella of the Sumner Residents and Community Association.

g)      The applicant as lessee will maintain the area of the lease.

 

 

12. Te Tira Kāhikuhiku 2022 Meeting Dates

 

Te Tira Kāhikuhiku Group Comment

The Group agreed to adopt the following meeting schedule:

5.00pm – Tuesday 15 March 2022

5.00pm – Tuesday 19 April 2022

5.00pm – Tuesday 17 May 2022

5.00pm – Tuesday 21 June 2022

5.00pm – Tuesday 19 July 2022

5.00pm – Tuesday 16 August 2022

 

 

13. Members’ Information Exchange

Members exchanged information on various matters of interest.

Appreciation was expressed for the liaison occurring with the Brooklands community.

Brenden Winder advised that on 11 March 2022 he will finish in his role as Red Zone Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

Karakia Whakamutunga: Given by Adam Parker

 

Meeting concluded at 6.50pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 15TH DAY OF MARCH 2022.