Topic: Leaders of the Waitomo District

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Peter McCaughan of the Te Kuiti and District Historical Society researched the history of Local Government in the Waitomo District during the Waitomo District Cententary celebrations in 2004. The following served as chairmen or mayors of the various councils in the district's history.

WAITOMO COUNTY COUNCIL CHAIRMEN:

A. Scholes (for two weeks in 1905)

D.H. Lusk (1905-1908)

Jeremiah Ormsby (1908-1909)

A. Scholes (1909-1917)

R. Were (1917-1919)

J. Wall (1919-1921)

R. Were (1921-1923)

C.K. Wilson (1923-1924)

R. Were (1924-1927)

L.R. Jones (1927-1928)

R. Were (1928-1933)

W.A. Lee (1933-1957)

TE KUITI BOROUGH COUNCIL MAYORS:

James Boddie (1910-1912)

Edwin H Hardy (1912-1913)

James Boddie (1913-1915)

Robert Somerville (1915-1917)

Sir G.P. Finlay (1917-1921)

Hubert Hine (1921-1923)

Henry Rothery (1923-1927)

Sir Walter J. Broadfoot (1927-1935)

Thomas Carroll (1935-1938)

H.T. Morton (1938-1944)

Kenneth W. Low (1944-1965)

J. Doug Bayne (1965-1974)

Claude Haines (1974-1976)

WAITOMO DISTRICT COUNCIL CHAIRMEN:

J.M. Somerville (1976-1977)

V.C. Haines (1977-1978)

J.M. Somerville (1977-1979)

J.L. Munro (1979-1989)

WAITOMO DISTRICT COUNCIL MAYORS:

J.L. Munro (1989-1995)

Dr Wallace Bain (1995-1998)

Steve Parry (1998-2001)

Allan Andrews (2001-2004)

Mark Ammon (2004-2010)

Brian Hanna (2010-

 

 

 

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