Mayor and Councillors

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Council consists of 6 Councillors who are elected by ward (Waioeka -Waiotahe, Opotiki and the Coast ward) and the Mayor who is elected at large. A Coast Community Board represents the interests of the residents in the Coast ward.

Opotiki District Council 2016-2019

Photo of Mayor John Forbes ​​​​
Mayor
​John Forbes

Ward

District

​PH 07 315 7362
Mobile 029 255 7702
johnf@odc.govt.nz


​​Photo of Deputy Mayor Lyn RiestererDeputy Mayor
Lyn Riesterer

Ward
Waioeka/Waiotahe

​PH 07 315 6627 (home)
Mobile 021 1602040
lynr@odc.govt.nz​


Photo of Councillor Haki McRobertsCouncillor
Haki McRoberts

Ward
Coast

Mobile 027 668 6683
PH/Fax 07 325 2833
mcroberts833@gmail.com
Photo of Councillor Barry HoweCouncillor
Barry Howe

Ward
Opotiki​

​PH 07 315 6003 (home)
PH 07 315 6335 (work)
Mobile 027 315 6345
bazzshazz@xtra.co.nz

Photo of Councillor Shona BrowneCouncillor
Shona Browne

Ward
Opotiki

PH 07 315 7347 (home)
Mobile 027 477 3761 
shonab@xtra.co.nz

Photo of Councillor Arihia TuoroCouncillor
Arihia Tuoro

Ward
Opotiki

​Mobile 027 274 2268
arihiatuoro@gmail.com

Photo of Councillor Ken YoungCouncillor
Ken Young

Ward
Waioeka/Waiotahe

​PH 07 315 7919
Mobile 027 245 8690
kw.young@xtra.co.nz

Governance Statement 2016-2019 (PDF, 248KB)

Code of Conduct (PDF, 88KB)

Model Standing ​Orders​ (PDF, 644KB​)

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