Expert conferencing was requested by the Expert Consenting Panel. Read the joint witness statements from the experts involved in the conferencing.
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On 30 November 2021, the Drury and Paerata rail stations Expert Consenting Panel issued Minute 4, issuing the draft conditions for comment. In the Minute, the Panel suggested expert conferencing will occur between some of the parties who provided comments on the application, including a discussion on the draft conditions:
The directions in Minute 4 were amended by Minute 6:
Three sessions of expert conferencing occurred on 2 and 3 December 2021. The experts involved produced a joint witness statement for each.
Further expert conferencing occurred on between 13-15 December 2021 relating to the draft conditions for both Drury Central station and Paerata station, and two further joint witness statements were produced. The Paerata joint witness statement includes two appendices: