Rangitaiki River Forum
Rangitaiki River Forum Terms of Reference (853 KB, pdf) - confirmed at the Inaugural meeting of the Forum on 29 May 2012, adopted by Council at its meeting on 16 August 2012.
For more information on the Forum check out Rangitaiki River Forum - About Us.
The purpose of the Forum (as set out in Ngāti Manawa Claims Settlement Act 2012 and the Ngāti Whare Claims Settlement Act 2012) is the protection and enhancement of the environmental, cultural, and spiritual health and wellbeing of the Rangitāiki River and its resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
Despite the composition of the Forum as described in section 108, the Forum is a joint committee of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and the Whakatane District Council within the meaning of clause 30(1)(b) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.
Despite Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002, the Forum-
(a) is a permanent committee; and
(b) must not be discharged unless all appointers agree to the Forum being discharged.
Rangitaiki River Forum Model Standing Orders (99 KB, pdf)
Agendas and Minutes
Note: all minutes are draft until confirmed at a subsequent meeting of this forum.