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THE HAURAKI GULF FORUM


The Hauraki Gulf Forum was established under the Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park Act 2000 and generally meets quarterly.

Membership comprises three councillors, an elected representative from each local authority bordering the Gulf and Environment Waikato, representatives from relevant government departments and ministries and Tangata Whenua representatives appointed by the Minister of Maori Affairs.

Of particular relevance to us is the inclusion of government departments such as the Department of Conservation (DoC) and the Ministry of Fisheries (Mfish).

Forum meetings are held at the Auckland Regional Council chambers, Vodafone House, 21 Pitt St, Auckland City. Meetings are at 1pm on the day scheduled.

 

Background Information

option4 remembers George Mason and the "locals" of Great Barrier Island at the Forum meeting

10 Dec 03

option4 explain their Third Principle - The Planning Right. Address given to the Hauraki Gulf Forum by Trish Rea.

17 Sept 03

option4 report on the meeting attended 17 September. Included is the address from DoC's Auckland Conservator, Rob McCallum, on the strategy for the protection of marine biodiversity in the Hauraki Gulf

Sept 03

Auckland City Council presentation to the Forum supporting a strategic approach to marine protection in the Hauraki Gulf

17 Sept 03

Full agenda from ARC for meeting on 17 September

Sept 03

(470Kb)

DoC agenda item for the meeting held on 18th June 2003 relating to marine reserve proposals within the Auckland region. Includes reports on Great Barrier Island, Tiritiri Matangi and Tawharanui proposals

June 03

option4 report on the meeting attended 18th June. Included are quotes from Rob McCallum, Auckland Conservator of DoC relating to the above proposals. Forum members ask Rob some hard questions, read his response

June 03

The full agenda for the Forum meeting from ARC in pdf format

June 03

(231Kb)

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