Dunedin City Council

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Waitaki District Council

Kaunihera ā-Rohe o Ōtepoti
Dunedin City Council coat of arms
Dunedin City Council coat of arms
Dunedin City Council logo
Dunedin City Council logo
Type
Type
HousesGoverning Body
Term limits
None
History
FoundedMarch 6, 1989 (1989-03-06)
Leadership
Structure
Seats11 seats (1 mayor, 10 ward seats)
Length of term
3 years
Elections
Single Transferable Vote
Last election
12 October 2019
Next election
October 2022
Motto
Maiorum Institutis Utendo
Meeting place
Dunedin Town Hall
Civic Centre at The Octagon
Website
dunedin.govt.nz

The Dunedin City Council (Māori: Kaunihera ā-Rohe o Ōtepoti) is the local government authority for Dunedin in New Zealand. It is a territorial authority elected to represent the 134,100 people of Dunedin.[1] Since October 2019, the Mayor of Dunedin is Aaron Hawkins, who succeeded Dave Cull. The council consists of a mayor who is elected at large, and 14 councillors elected elected at large, one of whom gets chosen as deputy-mayor. The councillors are elected under the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system in triennial elections, with the most recent election held on 12 October 2019.

2019–2022[edit]

The current composition of the council is as follows:

Name Affiliation
Aaron Hawkins (Mayor) Green Dunedin
Christine Garey (Deputy Mayor) Independent
Sophie Barker Independent
David Benson-Pope Independent
Rachel Elder Independent
Doug Hall Independent
Carmen Houlahan Independent
Marie Laufiso Green Dunedin
Mike Lord Independent
Jim O'Malley Independent
Jules Radich Independent
Chris Staynes Independent
Lee Vandervis Independent
Steve Walker Labour
Andrew Whiley Independent

2016–2019[edit]

During the 2016–2019 term the composition of the Council was as follows:[2]

Name Affiliation
David Cull (Mayor) Independent
Lee Vandervis Independent
Andrew Whiley Independent
Aaron Hawkins Green Dunedin
David Benson-Pope Independent
Chris Staynes (Deputy Mayor) Independent
Conrad Stedman Independent
Doug Hall Independent
Rachel Elder Independent
Jim O'Malley Independent
Kate Wilson Independent
Mike Lord Independent
Damian Newell Independent
Marie Laufiso Green Dunedin
Christine Garey Independent

2013–2016[edit]

During the 2013–2016 term, the composition of the Council was as follows:[3]

Mayor Dave Cull
Councillors – Central Ward Hilary Calvert
Richard Thompson
Lee Vandervis
Jinty MacTavish
David Benson-Pope
Aaron Hawkins
Chris Staynes
Neville Peat
Doug Hall
John Bezett
Andrew Whiley
Councillors – Mosgiel-Taieri ward Kate Wilson
Mike Lord
Councillor – Waikouaiti Coast-Chalmers ward Andrew Noone

2010–2013[edit]

During the 2010–2013 term, the composition of the Council was as follows:

Mayor Dave Cull
Councillors – Central Ward Bill Acklin
John Bezett
Fliss Butcher
Neil Collins
Paul Hudson
Jinty MacTavish
Chris Staynes
Teresa Stevenson
Richard Thompson
Lee Vandervis
Colin Weatherall
Councillors – Mosgiel-Taieri ward Syd Brown
Kate Wilson
Councillor – Waikouaiti Coast-Chalmers ward Andrew Noone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population estimate tables - NZ.Stat". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  2. ^ "2016 - Dunedin City Council Final Results and Returns of Electoral Donations and Expenses". Dunedin City Council. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Dunedin City Council Final Results". Dunedin City Council. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2013.

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