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Mix of new faces and returning members lead local boards

Published: 15 November 2019

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New local board leaders take their place

Returning members and several new faces are among those elected to lead your local boards for the 2019-2022 term.

Five newly-elected members have been appointed chairs and 10 chairs from the last term have been returned to those roles. Eleven local boards have decided to have split terms for chairs, deputy chairs or both.

Four local board chairs from last term have been elected as ward councillors to the Auckland Council's Governing Body. 

There are a total of 65 new local board members out of 149 across 21 local boards.

Elected chairs and deputies

Local Board

Chair

Deputy Chair

Split terms ​ ​

Chair​

Deputy Chair ​

​Change date

Albert-Eden*

TBC

TBC

 

 

 

Aotea / Great Barrier

Izzy Fordham

Luke Coles

 

 

 

Devonport-Takapuna

Aidan Bennett

George Wood

Ruth Jackson

Jan O'Connor

28 April 2021

Franklin

Andrew Baker

Angela Fulljames

 

 

 

Henderson-Massey

Chris Carter

Will Flavell

Vanessa Neeson

Brenda Brady

28 April 2021

Hibiscus & Bays

Gary Brown

Victoria Short

 

 

 

Howick*

Adele White

TBC

 

 

 

Kaipātiki

John Gillon

Danielle Grant

 

 

 

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu

Lemauga Lydia Sosene

Togiatolu Walter Togiamua

 

Tauanu'a Nick Bakulich

27 April 2021

Manurewa

Joseph Allan

Melissa Atama

 

 

 

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki

Chris Makoare

Debbie Burrows

Maria Meredith

TBC

28 April 2021

Ōrākei

Scott Milne

Sarah Powrie

 

Troy Elliot

30 April 2021

Ōtara-Papatoetoe

Lotu Fuli

Ashraf Choudhary

Apulu Reece Autagavaia

Dawn Trenberth

28 April 2021

Papakura

Brent Catchpole

Jan Robinson

 

 

 

Puketāpapa

Harry Doig

Julie Fairey

Julie Fairey

Harry Doig

30 June 2020

Rodney

Phelan Pirrie

Beth Houlbrooke

 

 

 

Upper Harbour

Margaret Miles

Lisa Whyte

Lisa Whyte

Margaret Miles

28 April 2021

Waiheke

Cath Handley

Bob Upchurch

 

TBC

 

Waitākere Ranges

Greg Presland

Saffron Toms

Saffron Toms

Greg Presland

28 April 2021

Waitematā

Richard Northey

Kerrin Leoni

Alexandra Bonham

28 April 2021

Whau

Kay Thomas

Susan Zhu

 

 

 

*Albert-Eden Local Board deferred the election of its chair and deputy until the 25 November when it will reconvene its inaugural meeting. Howick Local Board deferred selecting its deputy chair until its first business meeting on 9 December.

 

About local boards

Local boards represent the communities in their area and make decisions on local issues, activities, and facilities and provide input into regional strategies, policies, plans and decisions.

Each of the 21 local boards has between five and nine members, elected by voters from the area they represent.

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