Minutes of a meeting of the Hearings Panel - Other

Held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

On Wednesday 10 June 2020, commencing at 9.04a.m.


Present:             Councillors G Noonan (Chairperson), T Skinner and Y Bowater

In Attendance:    Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison), Manager Property Services (A Hobbs) and Governance Adviser (J Brandt)

Apologies :         Nil



1.       Apologies


           There were no apologies.

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There were no changes to the order of business.

3.       Interests

There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.

4.       Public Forum 

There was no public forum.

5.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1      There were no minutes to confirm.


6.       Te Manu Reserve Stormwater Easement - Deliberations Report

Document number R15908, agenda pages 5 - 10 refer.

Manager Property Services, Antony Hobbs, tabled a plan of the Te Manu Reserve (A2329393), which had been omitted from the agenda papers due to an oversight.

In response to a request, Mr Hobbs further tabled a copy of a letter (A2352758) to residents seeking objections or submissions on Council’s proposal to grant the easement over Te Manu Reserve for the storm water channel. The Chairperson expressed her thanks to the officers for the letterbox drop undertaken.

Mr Hobbs presented the report. It was noted that no objections or submissions had been received.

Mr Hobbs answered questions about the conservation aspects of the land.

Resolved HEA/2020/014


That the Hearings Panel - Other

1.    Receives the report Te Manu Reserve Stormwater Easement - Deliberations Report (R15908) and its attachment (A2329363); and

2.    Grants the easement in gross, meaning granting the easement to Nelson City Council, in favour of Nelson City Council over the area shown in blue on the plan (A2329363) of Te Manu Reserve (Lot 1 DP 4341), subject to final consent of the Council (acting as the Minister of Conservation’s delegate).


Bowater/Skinner                                                                       Carried



1    A2329363 - Te Manu Reserve Plan

2    A2352758 - Letter to residents - Te Manu reserve easement

Recommendation to Council HEA/2020/015


That the Council

1.    Consents to the easement in gross in favour of Nelson City Council over the area shown in blue on the plan (A2329363) of Te Manu Reserve (Lot 1 DP 4341) under section 48(1) of the Reserves Act 1977, acting pursuant to a delegation from the Minister of Conservation.


Bowater/Skinner                                                                       Carried




There being no further business the meeting ended at 9.08a.m.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:




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