Paul Kenneth Matheson, QSO JP, (born in 1947), was Mayor of Nelson, New Zealand from 1998 to 2007. He was elected as a City councillor in 2010. Matheson's wife, Juliana, died of cancer just six weeks before he took office as Mayor and since that time he has been a fundraiser for the Nelson Cancer Society's Daffodil Day appeal. He has three adult children.
Matheson was once[when?] a National Party candidate for the Sydenham electorate, and Chairman of the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs in New Zealand. He has also assisted in various community and sports organisations, including Nelson Cricket.
- New Zealand Herald 31 December 2007
- "Paul Matheson". The Marlborough Express. 10 September 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
- End of an era for mayoral minder, Nelson Mail, 12 October 2007
- Mayor reflects on Daffodil Days, Nelson Mail, 31 August 2007
- The Press, Christchurch New Zealand, 31 August 1998
- Nelson Evening Mail 6 April 2011
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