Grants Subcommittee

Dunedin Regional Events Fund



Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Grants Subcommittee held in the Council Chamber, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Octagon, Dunedin on Wednesday 23 November 2022, commencing at 9.34






Cr Marie Laufiso


Deputy Chairperson

Cr Bill Acklin



Cr Sophie Barker

Adam Keane


Cr Cherry Lucas

Cr Mandy Mayhem


Alister Robinson

Cr Andrew Whiley




Simon Pickford (General Manager Community Services), Kat McNamara (Financial Analyst), John Christie (Manger Enterprise Dunedin), Dan Hendra (Team Leader Events), Louise van de Vlierd (Manager Visitor Centre), Tammy Jackman (Events Special Projects Coordinator)


Governance Support Officer                  Rebecca Murray



1          karakia timataka

The meeting will be opened with a karakia timataka.


2          Apologies

There were no apologies.


3          Declarations of interest

Members were reminded of the need to stand aside from decision-making when a conflict arose between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.





Moved (Cr Marie Laufiso/Cr Mandy Mayhem):

That the Subcommittee:


a)     Notes the Elected or Independent Members' Interest Register; and

b)     Confirms the proposed management plan for Elected or Independent Members' Interests.

Motion carried (GS/2022/082)



Resolution to exclude the public

Moved (Cr Marie Laufiso/Cr Bill Acklin):

That the Subcommittee:


Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, exclude the public from the following part of the proceedings of this meeting namely:


General subject of the matter to be considered

Reasons for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution


Reason for Confidentiality

C1  Dunedin Regional Events Fund Grants


The withholding of the information is necessary to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment, where the making available of the information would be likely to damage the public interest.


The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.


This resolution is made in reliance on Section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, and the particular interest or interests protected by Section 6 or Section 7 of that Act, or Section 6 or Section 7 or Section 9 of the Official Information Act 1982, as the case may require, which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or the relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public are as shown above after each item.


Motion carried (GS/2022/083)



The meeting went into non-public at and then concluded at 9.42 am and then concluded at 11.44 am.