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Moving ahead with a new look Council

Statement from Mayor of Wairoa Craig Little:

I would like to thank the people of Wairoa for voting me back in as Mayor for a third term.

I appreciate the support I received, and as always, I will do my best for the people of the Wairoa district.

I am humbled to have received such a strong mandate from the people of Wairoa with 75% of the voter turnout voting for me.

I believe our Council has made significant progress over the past few years. This has been confirmed by the fact all three incumbent councillors, Denise Eaglesome-Karekare, Hine Flood and Jeremy Harker have been returned to Council.

To those councillors who did not seek re-election, Mike Bird, Min Johansen and Charlie Lambert, thank you for your efforts. During your time on Council you have each played a vital part in progressing our community.

Also, to Charlie, congratulations on winning the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Wairoa seat. I would also like to acknowledge the work of previous Wairoa representative Fenton Wilson

To the new candidates, a big congratulations. I am excited that each of you will bring a new fresh dimension to council and I look forward to working with you.

To those candidates who were unsuccessful, I admire your courage in being prepared to stand up and help our community.

I am looking forward to the next three years. Wairoa is moving forward; we have turned around our population decline, and we are working with central government to progress a number of areas where historically Wairoa has been left behind.

I have a real passion for our district and our people, and I look forward to working with our new Council to help make Wairoa the best it can be.

14 October 2019

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