Mayor of Lower Hutt

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Now known as Hutt City, the borough and, subsequently, city of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, was first proclaimed a borough on 1 February 1891. Prior to this it had been part of Hutt County, initially as a Roads Board and from 1881 as a Town Board.[1] Since 2010, the mayor has been Ray Wallace.[2]

List of mayors[edit]

Name Term National affiliation Notes
1 William Fitzherbert 1891–1898 [3][4]
2 Walter George Foster 1898–1900 [3]
3 Edmund Percy Bunny 1900–1901 [3]
4 Orton Stevens 1901–1905 [3]
5 Col. Thomas William McDonald 1905–1907  Liberal   [3][5]
6 Thomas Alexander Peterkin 1907–1909 [3]
3 Edmund Percy Bunny 1909–1914 2nd period[3]
7 Henry Baldwin 1914–1918 [3]
8 Edward Percival (Percy) Rishworth 1918–1921 [3]
9 William Thomas Strand 1921–1929 [3]
10 Sir Alexander Fowler Roberts 1929–1931 [3]
9 William Thomas Strand 1931–1933 2nd period[3]
11 John William Andrews 1933–1947  National   [3]
12 Ernst Peterson Hay 1947–1949 [3]
13 William Gregory 1949–1950 [3]
14 Percy Dowse 1950–1970  Labour   [3]
15 Sir John Kennedy-Good 1970–1986  National   [3]
16 Glen Evans 1986–1995 [6]
17 John Terris 1995–2004  Labour  
18 David Ogden 2004–2010
19 Ray Wallace 2010–present  National  

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGill, David (1991). Lower Hutt - The First Garden City. Petone, New Zealand: The Lower Hutt City Council. pp. 119–120. ISBN 1-86956-003-5. 
  2. ^ "Ray Wallace". Hutt City Council. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q McGill, David (1991). Lower Hutt - The First Garden City. Petone, New Zealand: The Lower Hutt City Council. p. 212. ISBN 1-86956-003-5. 
  4. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1897). "General". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Wellington Provincial District. Wellington: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "A Clash of The Clans". NZ Truth (1204). 27 December 1928. p. 4. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Your Regional Councillors" (PDF). Greater Wellington Regional Council. 2002. p. 11. Retrieved 2 May 2012.