Information Day for Election Candidates

The Local Body Elections, for District and Regional Councils, Community Boards and the Taranaki District Health Board will be held by postal vote on 12 October 2019. Nominations for candidates open on 19 July and close at 12 noon on Friday 16 August 2019. If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate... Continue Reading →

South Taranaki Mayoralty: What we know?

Current South Taranaki Mayor, Ross Dunlop announced he wouldn't be running for another term after 12 years in May and said it's been an absolute privilege to have represented his community, but the time is right to stand aside and spend more time with his family and get stuck into those projects he's been putting... Continue Reading →

Deputy bids for South Taranaki Mayor role

Phil Nixon, a South Taranaki dairy farmer turned deputy mayor has put his name forward for the top job and plans to share the younger people's voice if elected in October. Mayor Ross Dunlop, who has served four terms and was unopposed at the 2016 election, announced on Wednesday he was standing down. He hopes... Continue Reading →

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