Purpose

The Regional Transport Committee is responsible for preparing the Regional Land Transport Plan, or any significant variation to it.

It also:

  • Monitors implementation of the regional land transport plan.
  • Makes recommendations in support of land transport activities that are eligible for national funding and align with the regional land transport plan.
  • Co-ordinate, integrate and adopt regional transport and land-use strategies and plans
    g. sub-regional spatial plans.
  • Provides advocacy on strategic regional and inter-regional transport matters to CentralGovernment and other key stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Provides the Regional Council with any advice and assistance the Regional Council may request in relation to its transport responsibilities.
  • Approves submissions to Central Government, local authorities and other agencies on Regional Transport Committee matters.
  • Monitors and provides advocacy on regional road safety matters.

Membership

Organisation Representative(s) Alternate
Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Cr Lyall Thurston (Chair)

Cr Jane Nees (Deputy Chair)

Cr Norm Bruning
Kawerau District Council Mayor Malcolm Campbell  Deputy Mayor Faylene Tunui
Ōpōtiki District Council Mayor Lyn Riesterer Cr David Moore 
Rotorua Lakes Council Mayor Steve Chadwick Deputy Mayor David Donaldson
Tauranga City Council Commission Chair Anne Tolley Commissioner Stephen Selwood
Western Bay of Plenty District Council Mayor Garry Webber Deputy Mayor John Scrimgeour
Whakatāne District Council Mayor Judy Turner Deputy Mayor Andrew Iles
New Zealand Transport Agency David Speirs, Director Regional Relationships Cole O’Keefe

External Advisors

  • Glen Crowther - Environmental Sustainability Advisor
  • John Galbraith - Freight Advisor
  • Inspector Brent Crowe, Road Policing Manager - Road Safety Advisor
  • Dan Kneebone, Property and Infrastructure Manager - Port Advisor

Meetings, agendas, and minutes

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima
Location/Wahi Agenda and Minutes

Friday 19 February

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Tuesday 13 April

RLTP Hearings

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Wednesday 14 April

RLTP Hearings

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Mataatua Room, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatāne Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Thursday 15 April

RLTP Hearings

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Cancelled

 

Tuesday 11 May

Postponed

Due to the availability of RLTP Hearings Subcommittee members, we have unfortunately had to postpone the Regional Land Transport Plan Sub-Committee Deliberations meeting on 11th May on short notice.  

The meeting will be rescheduled at a date yet to be confirmed, but within the next two weeks.

 

Friday 28 May

Regional Land Transport Plan Hearings Subcommittee – Deliberations Rescheduled from 11 May 2021

Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Wednesday 9 June

Regional House Chambers, 1 Elizabeth St, Tauranga

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Friday 6 August

Cancelled

 

Tuesday 14 September

Rescheduled meeting

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Due to Covid 19 level restrictions, the meeting will be live streamed and made available following the meeting on the BOPRC YouTube Channel.

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Friday 5 November

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Mataatua Room, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatāne

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Note: Meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Meetings August to December 2020

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima

Location/Wahi Agendas and minutes

Friday 7 August

9.30am - 2:00pm

Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Thursday 3 December

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga

Obtain agenda, minutes and relevant documents here.

Note: Meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Meetings January to July 2020

 

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima

Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Friday 21 February

9.30am - 2:00pm

Mauao Rooms, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga

 

Agenda
Minutes

Friday 8 May

9.30am - 2:00pm

This meeting is open to the public through live streaming on the BOPRC website.

Agenda Minutes

Presentations

 

Note: Meeting date or venues may change - please check this page regularly.

Agenda

 

Date/Te ra
Time/Taima
Location/Wahi Agenda Minutes

Friday 15 March

9:30am

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mauao Rooms, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga

Agenda Minutes

Friday 24 May

9:30am

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mauao Rooms, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga

Agenda

Minutes

Tabled items:

  1. Public form (Carole Gordon) BOP longevity charts
  2. Hamilton to Auckland shared statement of spatial intent

Presentations:

  1. Hamilton to Auckland Corridor Partnership
  2. Transforming Public Transport (Carole Gordon)
  3. BOP Passenger and Freight Rail Investigation 
  4. NZTA Presentation
  5. Final Engagement Report (Carole Gordon – not circulated at the meeting) 

Friday 6 September

9:30am

Council Chambers, Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua

Agenda Minutes

Friday 20 December

Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Mauao Rooms, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga

 

Agenda

 

Minutes

Tabled Documents:

  1. Bernice Elvy (Public Forum)
  2. Glen Crowther - NZ Transport emissions reduction targets

Presentations:

  1. NZTA Update
  2. RLTP 2021 development
  3. UFTI presentation
  4. Freight flow research summary

 

 

 

 

Date/Te ra Agenda Minutes
Friday 2 February 

Agenda

Minutes

Regional Transport Subcommittee

Tuesday 10 April 

Wednesday 11-Thursday 12 April 

RLTP All Submissions Full V1

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 11 Full List of Submitters

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 11 Longer Documents

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 12 Full List of Submitters

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 12 Longer Documents (Part 1)

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 12 Longer Documents (Part 2:1)

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 12 Longer Documents (Part 2:2)

RLTP 2018 Hearing Tauranga April 12 Longer Documents (Part 3)

 

 

Minutes

 

 

 

 

Extraordinary Meeting

Tuesday 24 April 

Agenda Minutes

Regional Transport Subcommittee

Friday 25 May 

 

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 15 June 

 

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 14 September 

Agenda

Minutes
Friday 23 November 

Agenda

Minutes
Date/Te ra Agenda Minutes

Thursday 30 March

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 30 June

Agenda

Minutes

Friday 15 September

Agenda Minutes

Wednesday 22 November

Agenda

Minutes

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