Topic: Kawerau Borough and District Councillors

Topic type:

A chronological reference guide of Commissioners, Councillors, Advisory Committee members and leadership team members for the Kawerau Borough and District Councils.

Advisory Committee 24/10/1955 - 1957

Mr F (Frank/Francis) Prideaux – Advisory Commissioner

Mr CB (Clive) Boyce

Mr C (Cecil) Ellis

Mr WJ (Bill) Firmin

Mr RC  (Rolf) Adams

Mr BJ (Bruce) Godfrey

Advisory Committee 1957 - 1959

Mr F (Frank/Francis) Prideaux – Advisory Commissioner

Mr CB (Clive) Boyce

Mr C (Cecil) Ellis

Mr WJ (Bill) Firmin

Mr RC  (Rolf) Adams

Mr BJ (Bruce) Godfrey

Changes:       

  • Cecil Ellis resigned in June 1958 and was replaced by Ken Gatfield.
  • Rolf Adams resigned in December 1958 and was replaced with Arthur Western.
  • Bill Firmin resigned in March 1959 and Roy Stoneham replaced him.


Board of Commissioners 1959 – 1962

Mr J (Joe) Windley – Borough Foreman

Mr DJ (Doug) Wilson – Town Clerk

Mr JS (Stuart) Ruck – Health & Building Inspector

Commissioners:

Mr CB (Clive) Boyce – Mayor

Mr HW (Harold) Ion – Deputy Mayor

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr F (Frank/Francis) Prideaux

Mr DW (Don) Forbes

Mr RW (Reg) Boss

Mr MH (Maurie) Kjar – Tasman appointee

Mr BJ (Bruce) Godfrey – Tasman appointee

Mr AW (Arthur) Western – Tasman appointee

Mrs M (Margaret) Flower

Changes:

  • In September 1961 Margaret Flower left the district so was replaced by Miss MA (Meryl) Neely through a by-election. 
  • Arthur Western was replaced by Mr RD (Bob) Wilson in April 1960.   
  • Maurie Kjar was replaced by Mr JW (Jim) Syme in March 1962

 

Board of Commissioners 1962 – 1965

Mr J (Joe) Windley – Borough Foreman

Mr DJ (Doug) Wilson – Town Clerk

Mr JS (Stuart) Ruck – Borough Inspector

Commissioners:

Mr CB (Clive) Boyce – Mayor

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr JAW (Jack) Okeby

Mr GW (George) Markland

Mr AJ ( known as Snow) Skinner

Mr F (Frank/Francis) Prideaux

Mr DW (Don) Forbes

Mr HW (Harold) Ion

Mrs MC (Monika) Lanham

Mr RW (Reg) Boss

Changes:

  • Mr RN (?) Mason was originally on the board but was replaced by Jack Okeby in June 1964.  
  • George Markland  and AJ Skinner were replacements for Reg Boss and Harold Ion

 

Board of Commissioners 1965 – 1968

Mr J (Joe) Windley – Borough Foreman

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Borough Inspector

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones – Assistant Town Clerk

Commissioners:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr JAW (Jack) Okeby

Mr F (Frank/Francis) Prideaux – Advisory Commissioner

Mrs MC (Monika) Lanham

Mr RW (Reg) Boss

Mr RD (Bob) Wilson

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mr DG (Grahame) Bryce

Kawerau Borough Council 1968 - 1971

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr J (Joe) Windley – Borough Foreman

Councillors:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr FWJ (Fred) Davison

Mr GW (George) Markland

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mrs MC (Monika) Lanham

Mr RW (Reg) Boss

Mr JH (Joe) Kidd

Mr EET (Eric) Moore

Kawerau Borough Council 1971 - 1974

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr RL (Ron) Bluett – Works Supervisor

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

 

Councillors:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr ME (Monita) Delamere

MR CP (Pat) Baker

Mr GW (George) Markland

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mr DB (Don) McFarlane

Mr RR (Russell) Gulliver

Mrs MC (Monika) Lanham

Kawerau Borough Council 1974 - 1977

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr RL (Ron) Bluett – Works Superintendent

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr MH (Martin) Cole – Assistant Town Clerk

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones – Administration Officer

Councillors:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr ME (Monita) Delamere

MR CP (Pat) Baker

Mr GW (George) Markland

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mr DB (Don) McFarlane

Mrs MC (Monika) Lanham

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

Kawerau Borough Council 1977 - 1980

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr RL (Ron) Bluett – Works Superintendent

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones – Administration Officer

MR MH (Martin) Cole – Assistant Town Clerk

Councillors:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr ME (Monita) Delamere

Mr KO (Kevin) Wilson

Mr RE (Ron) Wells

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

MR CP (Pat) Baker

Mr GW (George) Markland

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr JW (Jim) Syme

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Changes:

  • Jim Syme and Monita Delamere left the district towards the end of 1980 and in a by-election Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley and Mr RE (Bob) Krause were the successful candidates.

Kawerau Borough Council 1980 - 1983

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr RL (Ron) Bluett – Works Superintendent

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones – Administration Officer

MR MH (Martin) Cole – Assistant Town Clerk

Councillors:

Mr RC (Roy) Stoneham – Mayor

Mr KO (Kevin) Wilson

Mr RE (Ron) Wells

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

Mr CP (Pat) Baker

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mrs EN (Rangi) Delamere

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley


Changes:

  • Roy Stoneham died in May 1983 and Ron Hardie was unanimously invited by Council to serve the remainder of term as Mayor.


Kawerau Borough Council 1983 - 1986

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr RL (Ron) Bluett – Works Superintendent

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones – Administration Officer

Councillors:

Mr RF (Ron) Hardie - Mayor

Mr KO (Kevin) Wilson

Mr RE (Ron) Wells

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

MR CP (Pat) Baker

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mr N (Noel) Smith

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mrs EN (Rangi) Delamere

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley

 

Kawerau Borough Council 1986 - 1989

Mr RP (Ron) Rose – Health & Building Inspector

Mr R (Bob) Freeman – Town Clerk

Mr MG (Murray) Foote – Administration Officer

Mr LFR (Ray) Jones  – Administration Officer

Mr TJ (Tim) Leahy – Deputy Treasurer

Mr LK (Casey) Hill – Borough Foreman

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis –Deputy Town Clerk - Treasurer

Councillors:

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley - Mayor

Mr KO (Kevin) Wilson

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

Mr CP (Pat) Baker

Mr GR (Geoff) Tombleson

Mrs E (Emme) Allan

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mrs EN (Rangi) Delamere

Mr AD (Tony) Geor

Mr CA (Kees) Slabber

Mr NC (Nigel Clifford – known as Bill) Lockyer 



Kawerau District Council 1989 - 1992

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Mr TJ (Tim) Leahy – Manager, Finance

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr DR (David) Hall – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Councillors:

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley - Mayor

Mr KJ (Kevin) O’Brien

Mr AD (Tony) Geor

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mr CPG (Pat) Baker

Mr NC (Bill) Lockyer

Mr RTS (Bob) Manihera

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

Mr R (Roy) North

Mr RB (Rick) Roozendaal

Miss JB (Jan) Radomske

Kawerau District Council 1993 - 1995

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Mr TJ (Tim) Leahy – Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr PL (Peter) Mickleson – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Councillors:

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley - Mayor

Mr KJ (Kevin) O’Brien

Mr AD (Tony) Geor

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mrs K (Kath) Paul

Mr CPG (Pat) Baker

Mr NC (Bill) Lockyer

Mr RTS (Bob) Manihera

Mr BE (Brian) Ponting

Mr R (Roy) North

Kawerau District Council 1995 – 1998

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Mr TJ (Tim) Leahy – Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr PL (Peter) Mickleson – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Councillors:

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley - Mayor

Mr NF (Nelson) Rangi

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes

Mr DF (Dennis) Jackson

Mr KJ (Kevin) O’Brien

Mr AD (Tony) Geor

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mr JLH (Jim) Savage

Mrs K (Kath) Paul

Mr CPG (Pat) Baker

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell 

 

Kawerau District Council 1998 – 2001

Mr PL (Peter) Mickleson – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Councillors:

Mrs JL (Lyn) Hartley – Mayor

Mr DF (Dennis) Jackson

Mr JLH (Jim) Savage

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes

Mr CPG (Pat) Baker

Mrs K (Kath) Paul

Mrs MI (Maureen) Laugesen


Kawerau District Council 2001 – 2004

Mr S (Stan) Austin – Manager, Regulatory Services

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Mr R (Russell) George – Manager, Finance

Councillors:
Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell - Mayor

Mr JLH (Jim) Savage

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes – Deputy Mayor

Mrs MI (Maureen) Laugesen

Mr RJ (Russell) Chase

Mr AJ (Alistair) Holmes

Mr DF (Denis) Cotter

Mr WK (Bill) Bain


Kawerau District Council 2004 - 2007

Mr CW (Chris) Jensen – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr SJ (Stuart) Willis – General Manager

Mr RB (Russell) George – Manager, Finance and Community Services

Councillors:

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell - Mayor

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes

Mr RJ (Russell) Chase

Mr AJ (Alistair) Holmes

Mr DF (Denis) Cotter

Mr WK (Bill) Bain

Ms BJ (Berice) Julian

Mr RJ (Ron) Tuhoro

Mr DB (Dave) Cameron 

 

Kawerau District Council 2007 – 2010

Mr CW (Chris) Jensen – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr RB (Russell) George – Chief Executive Officer

Mr P (Peter) Christophers - Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Councillors:

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell – Mayor

Mr WG (Wes) Allen

Mr RJ (Russell) Chase

Mrs CJ (Carolyn) Ion

Mr AJ (Alistair) Holmes

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes

Ms BJ (Berice) Julian

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Mr SH (Stephen) Tuhoro 

 

Kawerau District Council 2010 – 2013

Mr P (Peter) Christophers - Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr RB (Russell) George – Chief Executive Officer

Mr CW (Chris) Jensen – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Councillors:

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell - Mayor

Mr RGK (Rex) Savage

Mrs CJ (Carolyn) Ion

Mr SH (Stephen) Tuhoro

Mrs AL (Anita) Moore

Ms BJ (Berice) Julian

Mr BH (Bernie) Joyes

Mr RJ (Russell) Chase

Mr AJ (Alistair) Holmes 

 

Kawerau District Council 2013 – 2016

Mr CW (Chris) Jensen – Manager, Regulatory and Planning

Mr TD (Tom) McDowall – Manager, Operations and Services

Mr P (Peter) Christophers - Manager, Finance and Corporate Services

Mr RB (Russell) George – Chief Executive Officer

Councillors:

Mr MJ (Malcolm) Campbell - Mayor

Mr AJ (Alistair) Holmes – Deputy Mayor

Ms BJ (Berice) Julian

Mr SH (Stephen) Tuhoro

Mr CB (Chris) Marjoribanks

Mr W (Warwick) Godfery

Mrs CJ (Carolyn) Ion

Mrs FKN (Faylene) Tunui

Mr RGK (Rex) Savage