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Airport Noise Management Consultative Committee

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This page contains information about the Airport Noise Management Consultative Committee, its purpose, terms of reference and Councillor membership.
Updated: 18/12/2013 3:52 p.m.

Airport Noise Management Consultative Committee

The purpose of the committee is to monitor and manage the impact of aircraft noise on the local community and make recommendations to Council.


Independently appointed.


  • Councillor S M Glen
  • Airport Authority Representative
  • Airline Representative
  • Airport Tenant/User Representative
  • 3 Community Representatives

Terms of Reference

  • to identify community concerns regarding aircraft noise
  • to co-operatively formulate and propose methods and procedures to minimise noise impact on the surrounding community
  • to act as an advisory and complaints committee and make recommendations to the airport manager concerning noise complaints
  • to report any noise complaints with the committee’s recommendations to the Whangarei District Council
  • to assist and advise the Whangarei Airport Authority concerning the dissemination of relevant information to the community
  • to review current procedure for handling noise complaints and modify that procedure where necessary
  • to assist the Whangarei District Council in the management of the adopted Noise Management Plan which will address:
    • procedures for handling noise issues;
    • noise abatement procedures; and(c) timely provision of aircraft noise and flight path monitoring information.
  • to monitor the results of noise level monitoring and compliance with the noise abatement procedures and the Noise Management Plan
  • to access appropriate technical expertise and guidance as required.  

Delegated responsibilities, duties and powers

To make recommendations to Council.


The committee shall meet when required at least four times per year.

For each meeting attended, the Chair shall be paid a fee of $250.00 and each member of the committee $85.00




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