The Collaborative Stakeholder Group (CSG) represents stakeholders and the wider community in Healthy Rivers: Plan for Change/Wai Ora: He Rautaki Whakapaipai. It is the central channel for stakeholder and broader community involvement in the project. It will intensively review and deliberate on technical material (from the Technical Alliance) and on stakeholder and community views gathered from consultation, and ultimately propose solutions to decision makers.
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Current members of the CSG are listed below. To contact a CSG member, email email@example.com, stating your sector or the CSG member's name. Your email will be forwarded onto them.
Dr Rick Pridmore
|Horticulture||Chris Keenan||Garth Wilcox|
|Rural advocacy||James Houghton||Sally Millar|
|Energy||Stephen Colson||Tim Mckenzie|
|Industry||Dr Ruth Bartlett||Elizabeth Aveyard
|Sheep and beef||James Bailey||Graeme Gleeson|
Dr David Campbell
|Local government||Sally Davis||Tim Harty|
|Tourism and recreation||Alastair Calder||Don Scarlet|
|Forestry||Patricia Fordyce||Sally Strang/
|Māori interests||Alamoti Te Pou
|Water supply takes||Garry Maskill||Mark Bourne|
|Rural professionals||Phil Journeaux||-|
|People living in the Waikato or Waipa river catchments||Jason Sebestian||No delegates|
|Dr Gwyneth Verkerk|
The CSG composition and membership were approved by the Healthy Rivers Wai Ora committee on 16 December 2013. Read the media release.
An interim chair, Bill Wasley, was appointed in February 2014. Read the media release.
Sectors nominated their own representatives.
A selection panel, consisting of eight members of Te Rōpū Hautū (project steering group), conducted a thorough, robust process to select representatives for the three seats they allocated , the new rural professionals seat and the eight community seats.
In doing so, they sought:
These criteria were derived from: