Candidates make a successful stand for local government


Six candidates we profiled for our Stand Together campaign have earned a place within their local Government and DHBs.

Stand Together successfull election candidates

Top row: Jake McLellan (Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board, Christchurch); Zoe Brownlie (Auckland DHB); Mike Tana (Mayor of Porirua City)

Bottom row: Lorna Johnson (Palmerston North City Council); Steve Walker (West Harbour Community Board, Dunedin); and Eileen Brown (Capital and Coast DHB).

Huge congratulations on the election results to Jake McLellan (Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board, Christchurch); Zoe Brownlie (Auckland DHB); Mike Tana (Mayor of Porirua City); Lorna Johnson (Palmerston North City Council); Steve Walker (West Harbour Community Board, Dunedin); and Eileen Brown (Capital and Coast DHB).

These six were amongst the candidates that we profiled as part of our Stand Together campaign ahead of the local body and DHB elections.

Our thanks also to Jo Wrigley, Dianne Khan, Nick Johnston, Pam Jemmett, Peter Humphreys, Henry Smith, Erin Hodgson, Sheryll Hoera, Zulfiqur Butt, David Chisholm, Grant Brookes, Lisa Wall, Steve York, Chris Peel and Anna Casey-Cox. While you may not have been elected, you can be proud of yourself for speaking out about the issues that matter, and for having the courage to put yourself forward as a candidate.