Mayor of Rotorua

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Mayor of Rotorua
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Incumbent
Steve Chadwick

since 2013
AppointerElected
Inaugural holderCecil Clinkard
Formation1923
DeputyDave Donaldson

The Mayor of Rotorua officiates over the Rotorua district of New Zealand, which is administered by the Rotorua District Council (RDC). An elected borough council first came together in February 1923; prior to that, the area had effectively been under government control.[1] Rotorua has had 14 mayors so far, and the current mayor is Steve Chadwick.[2][3]

List of Mayors of Rotorua[edit]

Name Term Image
1 Cecil Clinkard 1923–1927
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2 Thomas McDowell 1927–1928
3 John N. McLean 1928–1929
4 Thomas Jackson 1929–1941
5 Harry D. Dansey 1941–1942
6 Prentice A. Kusabs 1942–1947
7 Alexander Moncur 1947–1953
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8 Murray Linton[4] 1953–1971
9 Ray Boord 1971–1977
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10 Ray Woolliams[5] 1977–1979
11 John Keaney[6] 1979–1993
12 Grahame Hall[7] 1993–2004
13 Kevin Winters[8] 2004–2013
14 Steve Chadwick[3] 2013–present
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Members of Parliament[edit]

Four mayors have also been Members of Parliament, and all of them represented the Rotorua electorate (the years in brackets give their term in Parliament):

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Rotorua's History". Rotorua District Library. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Rotorua Mayors 1923 to present". Kete Rotorua. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  3. ^ a b Martin, Matthew (12 October 2013). "Election 2013: Steve Chadwick is ready for action". Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  4. ^ "The Rotary Club of Rotorua West – Chartered August 19th, 1965". The Rotary Club of Rotorua West. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  5. ^ Martin, Matthew (2 October 2012). "Former Rotorua mayor farewelled". The Daily Post. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  6. ^ Taylor, Julie (29 January 2009). "Former Rotorua mayor dies". The Daily Post. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  7. ^ "Rotorua mayor to retire". The New Zealand Herald. 29 January 2004.
  8. ^ "Local vote: District Councils ( A to R)". The New Zealand Herald. 11 October 2004.