This one day workshop is focused on those involved in plan drafting. Using a range of teaching techniques, it is designed to provide you with a good understanding of how to prepare effective s32 evaluations and draft plans that are easy to understand, structurally sound and achieve their intended outcomes in practice.
The workshop learns on lessons affirmed by the Supreme Court through the King Salmon decision. The workshop takes you step-by-step through the plan drafting process, showing how using s32 throughout the process is best practice and results in clearly drafted provisions and reflecting on the lessons that we have learnt through case law.
Including are techniques for determining if the outcomes were achieved and potential barriers to plan quality using a case study examining the landscape and ecology provisions in three different plans through a series of 24 case studies. It draws on Gina’s extensive experience, and covers the 2017 amendment to the RMA, treaty legislation, case law and case studies from plan drafting, including:
EDS vs King Salmon 2014
Suburban Estates Ltd vs Christchurch CC 2001
Long Bay’s Okura Great Park Society Inc vs ARC 2008
Kapiti Coast District Council
Hutt and Upper Hutt City Councils
Wellington City Council
Auckland City Council
Porirua City Council
Ministry for the Environment oversight
Gina is an experienced planner with a wide range of experience, having worked for over 28 years in local and central government and currently private practice. She has a strong knowledge of all aspects of the RMA, with particular strengths in policy review and development, training, planning for Maori values, statutory planning and implementing best RMA practice into everyday practice. Gina is also an experienced accredited Hearings Commissioner (Chairs endorsement), Government appointed Freshwater Commissioner and Development Contributions Commissioner and NZPI Distinguished Service Award recipient.
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Thursday 23 June.
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