Mayor of Hastings, New Zealand

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The Mayor of Hastings is the head of the municipal government of Hastings, New Zealand, and presides over the Hastings District Council. The first mayor was Robert Wellwood (1886–1887),[1] and the current mayor is Sandra Hazlehurst.

The mayor is directly elected using a First Past the Post electoral system.[2]

List of Mayors of Hastings[edit]

References[edit]

  • From Swamp to City: A History of Hastings, New Zealand. Hastings: Heretaunga Intermediate School. 1961. pp. 103–106. 
  1. ^ a b Bale, Derek. "Robert Wellwood". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Voting and Becoming a Councillor". Department of Internal Affairs. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Webb, Brendan (20 September 2010). "No Sign of Mayors". BayBuzz. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Cyclopedia Company Limited (1908). "Hastings Corporation". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Boyd, Mary. "Algernon Instone Rainbow". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Yule to run for re-election as Hastings mayor". The New Zealand Herald. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Hastings elects first woman mayor". 25 November 2017.