Mayor of Carterton

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The Mayor of Carterton officiated over the Carterton Borough of New Zealand, which was administered by the Carterton Borough Council. The office existed from 1887 until 1989, when Carterton Borough and Wairarapa South County were amalgamated to form Carterton District. The current mayor is John Booth who replaced Ron Mark after being elected as New Zealand First MP. Georgina Beyer, New Zealand's first transgender mayor, held the office from 1995 to 1999.

List of Mayors of Carterton[edit]

# Name Term
1 Richard Fairbrother 1887–1891
2 Alfred Booth 1891–1892
3 George Deller 1892–1901
4 James Baillie 1901–1904
5 George Augustus Fairbrother 1904–1905
6 James Brown 1905–1907
7 William 'Willie' Moore 1907–1909
8 Adam Armstrong 1909–1910
9 J. A. Dudson 1910–1911
10 Frank Feist 1911–1914
11 M. D. Hornsby 1914–1915
12 J. T. M. Hornsby 1916–1917
13 Gordon Hughan 1917–1921
14 William Howard Booth 1921–1927
15 William Fisher 1927–1936
16 D. L. Taverner 1936–1947
17 R. Wakelin 1947–1972
18 W. P. Chisholm 1972–1984
19 Barry Keys 1984–1995
20 Georgina Beyer[1] 1995–1999
21 Martin Tankersley 1999–2004
22 Gary McPhee[2][3] 2004–2010
23 Ron Mark[4] 2010–2014
24 John Booth[5] 2014–present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carmen and Georgina Beyer – Gender diversity – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". Teara.govt.nz. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Seven in a row for Mayor Bob - Local Vote 2004 - NZ Herald News". Nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Local Body Elections: Winners and Losers". TVNZ. Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Former NZ First MP new Carterton mayor | Radio New Zealand News". Radionz.co.nz. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  5. ^ Piers Fuller (29 October 2014). "Carterton welcomes new mayor - national". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 10 April 2015.