Your Mayor and Councillors

Last updated: 21 Dec, 2021 04:43pm

Get to know your elected members!

Find out a bit about them, their appointments, and how to get in touch!

  • Governance Statement: Information about the functions, powers, and key processes of a Council.  Download/View
  • Standing Orders for Council and Committees for the 2019-22 Triennium.  Download/View
  • Elected Members Code of Conduct: The Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected from elected members in the exercise of their duties Download/View

Elected Representative Profiles

 

Greg Lang, Mayor

Greg Lang CDC

027 898 1618mayor@cdc.govt.nz

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Rebecca Vergunst, Deputy Mayor
Robyn Cherry-Campbell, Councillor

Greg Lang CDC

021 155 6821
robyn@cdc.govt.nz

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Steve Cretney, Councillor

Greg Lang CDC
021 796 401
steve@cdc.govt.nz
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Brian Deller, Councillor

Greg Lang CDC
027 444 5340
briand@cdc.govt.nz
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Jill Greathead, Councillor

Greg Lang CDC
027 488 4376
jillg@cdc.govt.nz
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Russell Keys, Councillor

Greg Lang CDC
027 454 0860
russell@cdc.govt.nz
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Dale Williams, ONZM JP (Accredited) NZTCMCE fMTA, Councillor

Councillor Portfolios

Sports and Recreation

Councillor Cretney (leader), Deputy Mayor Vergunst (deputy)

Climate Change and Environment

Councillor Greathead (leader), Councillor Cretney (deputy)

Community Development

Deputy Mayor Vergunst

Economic Development

Mayor Lang (leader), Councillor Cherry-Campbell (deputy)

Community Engagement

Councillor Greathead (leader), Councillor Cretney (deputy)

Rural

Councillor Deller (leader), Councillor Williams (deputy)

Finance

Councillor Cherry-Campbell (leader), Councillor Williams (deputy)

Committee Membership

Audit and Risk Committee

P Jones (Chair) Councillor Cherry-Campbell (Deputy Chair), Williams, Deputy Mayor Vergunst, Mayor Lang, Marae Representatives C Kawana, M Sebire (alternate).

Infrastructure and Services Committee

Councillors Keys (Chair), Deller (Deputy Chair), Cretney, Marae Representative R Smith

Policy and Strategy Committee

Deputy Mayor Vergunst (Chair), all other Elected Members, Marae Representatives Rīhi Reiri

Hearings Committee

Councillors Greathead (Chair), Deller (Deputy Chair), Cherry-Campbell

Water Race Committee

Councillors Deller (Chair), Cherry-Campbell, Greathead

Rural Travel Fund Committee

Councillors Cretney (Chair), Deller, Keys

Community Grants Committee

Councillors Cherry-Campbell (Chair), Deputy Mayor Vergunst (Deputy Chair), Greathead

Advisory Group Membership

Economic Development Advisory Group

Mayor Lang (Chair), Councillors Cherry-Campbell (Deputy Chair)

Place Making Advisory Group

Deputy Mayor Vergunst (Chair), Councillors Greathead (Deputy Chair), Cretney

Walking and Cycling Advisory Group

Councillors Cherry-Campbell (Chair) Deputy Mayor Vergunst (Deputy Chair), Keys

Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Group

Councillors Cretney (Chair), Cherry-Campbell, Marae Representative F Reiri-Smith and R Smith