ICM AGM 2008 - Nelson 13-15 October in association with New Zealand Association of Resource Management
Integrated Catchment Management: are we wiser than we were?
Sunday 12 October Global Citizens Workshop
1pm – 5pm
GLOBAL/LOCAL THEME – “Blessed Unrest” – how the world is changing.
A half day participatory workshop 1pm-5pm offered to conference participants and the wider community. The workshop developed by the Pachamama Alliance awakens participants to their capacities to take a global view of local issues, and develop actions at a local level that make a global difference. Glen Lauder will present with local partners from Transition Towns and Global partners http://awakeningthedreamer.org and http://www.blessedunrest.com. Followed by conversation and a local Nelson meal.
Monday 13th October
BOLD GOVERNANCE – INTEGRATING LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT
Welcome(s): Mihi Whakatau - Archdeacon Harvey Ruru QSM; Simon Stokes, President NZARM & Andrew Fenemor, Landcare Research
Keynote Address: Hon Dr Nick Smith, National Spokesman for the Environment/RMA and Conservation, MP for Nelson
- Garth Eyles ‘Were we wiser back then’ ( 42 KB)
- Ropata Taylor, Wakatu Incorporation, ‘A Wakatu view on governance of land and waters’ (KB)
- Lindsay Gow & Sue Powell, Ministry for the Environment, ‘Being brave with the RMA: new tools for land and water management’
- Philip Milne, Simpson Grierson, ‘Managing cumulative effects for land and water management under the RMA’ ( 78 KB)
- Barbara Stuart, NZ Landcare Trust, ‘Tips for ICM success with landowners’ ( 2121 KB)
- Doug Avery, Starborough-Flaxbourne Soil Conservation Group, Marlborough, ‘Engaging landowners for sustainable land management’ ( 4742 KB)
- Tina Porou, Tuwharetoa, ‘An Iwi view on working with landowners’ ( 1042 KB)
- Christine Heremaia, Christchurch City Council & Chris Phillips, Landcare Research, ‘Engaging urban communities around a Canterbury stream’ ( 2165 KB)
- Panel discussion and participatory dialogue Facilitator: Glen Lauder. Looming issues – what’s in the toolkit & what’s working well? What’s looming? Have we learnt? What changes would help at national and regional policy level? How can the community voice be heard? Strengthening kaitiakitanga
- Lead in: Rachael Miller, Environment Southland, ‘Managing land use intensification’ ( 1035 KB). Panel: Judith Earl-Goulet, Environment Canterbury; Tina Porou, Tuwharetoa; Simon Stokes, NZ Association of Resource Management
Tuesday 14th October
OUT OF THE SILOS, INTO THE LANDSCAPE – Science for ICM
Science Keynote: Mal Green, NIWA, ‘Lessons from science in dealing with land use at catchment scales’ ( 1821 KB)
- Andrew Fenemor, Chris Phillips, Will Allen, Margaret Kilvington, Motueka ICM, ‘What have we learnt about integrating people and science?’ ( 1428 KB)
- Roger Young, Cawthron; Rob Davies-Colley, NIWA and Trevor James, Tasman District Council
‘Land use and Water Quality: protecting multiple values at multiple scales’ ( 3717 KB)
- Joseph Thomas, TDC; Dean Olsen, Cawthron; Timothy Hong, IGNS & Tim Davie, ECAN
‘Linking groundwater, river dynamics and aquatic ecology in the upper Motueka’ ( 2822 KB)
- Les Basher, Landcare Research; Paul Gillespie, Cawthron; Murray Hicks, NIWA; Reid Forrest, Cawthron - ‘Linking sediment generation in the Motueka River to its impacts in Tasman Bay’ ( 694 KB)
- John Dymond, Landcare Research; Oscar Montes, Landcare Research & Ben Knight, Cawthron - ‘Modelling of catchment futures’ (KB) Google Earth visualisation (526 KB) - Note requires Google Earth to run it.
- Mary-Anne Baker & Steve Markham, ‘Towards ICM in council policy’ ( 4100 KB)
CATCHMENT FUTURES - WISDOM FOR THE TRANSITION
- Ross Abercrombie, Environment Waikato, ‘ Waikato ICM: an example for the future?’ ( 5036 KB)
- Jenny Chilcott, Waitakere City Council, ‘Reconnecting with urban nature’ ( 8424 KB)
- Garth Harmsworth, Landcare Research, ‘Kaitiakitanga in 2040‘ ( 2841 KB)
- Phillip Barker, Carl Chenery, Rata Gordon, Megan Harte - Youth Voice ( 703 KB)
- Report back from keynote listeners - Facilitator Glen Lauder. ‘Wisdom for future action’
Conference dinner, Maitai Bowling Club
Speaker: Alan Campbell, Environment Waikato, ‘International observations on good ICM practice’ NZARM Awards
Wednesday 15th October Field Trip
Field trip to visit Sherry River catchment group, and upper Motueka forestry and farming operations, including commentary Waimea & regional water, and other local land & water issues of interest to NZARM members – hosted by Landcare Research, TDC, NZ Landcare Trust and Cawthron.