Members of Porirua Borough and City Council from 1962

"History is never antiquated, because humanity is always fundamentally the same."

- Walter Rauschenbusch.

Porirua Borough Council

W J Brown

1962-1965 (Mayor)

Cr D S Collins

1963-1965

Cr D Macleod

1962-1965

Cr M Solomon

1962-1965

Cr W C Arnold

1962-1965

Cr J H Wilson

1962-1965

Cr M R T Down

1962-1965

Cr E A S Maxwell

1962-1965 (Deputy Mayor)

Cr C S Bell

1962-1965

Cr J J Nixon

1962-1965

Cr E A Mexted

1962-1965

Cr C W R Jane

1962-1963

Porirua City Council

Mayors

W J Brown, OBE

1965-1983

J B Burke, QSO

1983-1998

J S Brash

1998-2010

N O Leggett 2010-2016
M Tana 2016-Present

Councillors

C S Bell

1965-1965

M R T Down

1965-1965

D McLeod

1965-1965

M Solomon

1965-1965, 1968-1971

B D Hart

1965-1967

R J Archer

1965-1968

L D Ayson

1965-1968

D S Collins

1965-1968

E A S Maxwell

1965-1968
Deputy Mayor 1962-1968

J H Wilson

1965-1968

A E Mexted

1965-1968, 1971-1974, 1980-1983

J J Nixon

1965-1971
Deputy Mayor 1968-1971

T Wineera

1965-1972
Deputy Mayor 1971-1972

W C Arnold

1965-1974

M F Bannerman

1968-1974

R J Willing

1968-1974, 1980-1983

P Katene

1968-1977

E B Taylor

1968-1977

G Te H. Moke

1968-1979

H M Stuart

1968-1980, 1983-1985
Deputy Mayor (1984 - 6 weeks)

A P Dette

1971-1977

E D Nathan

1971-1977

J B Burke

1971-1983

F W Duckworth

1973-1975

K F Gray

1973-1977

A K B Maclean

1973-1977

H M Smith QSM

1973-2001

G W McCormick

1974-1976

O P Church

1974-1977

I A Hardgrave

1974-1989
Deputy Mayor (1984-1989)

M Arnold

1974-1992

J G Bennett

1975-1992

P A Jackson

1977-1978

F R Dreyer

1977-1980

A D Te Isaia

1977-1980

T P O’Brien

1977-1980

C A N Beyer

1977-1983

M E Brown

1977-1983, 1985-1986

T D Janes

1977-1986

E McKenzie

1977-1986

P J O’Connell

1978-1980

C A Sketchley

1978-1980

M J Goodman

1980-1983

W D Marshall

1980-1983

W Herewini, QSO

1980-1985
Deputy Mayor (1983-1984, died in office)

S Meredith

1980-1986

R Hunter

1983-1986

M J Nolan

1983-1986

W R J Taylor

1983-1988

C A Hudson

1983-1989

N C Peach

1983-1989

J S Brash

1983-1989, 1992-1995

E Annandale

1983-1992

G E Walpole

1985-2001

M M Herewini

1986-1989

T Tuteru

1986-1989

P White

1986-1989

K M Watson

1986-1989, 1995-2007
Deputy Mayor (2001-2004)

R J Underhill, MNZM

1986-2004
Deputy Mayor (1989-2001)

M J Henderson

1988-1992

F R Beaufort

1988-1989

M J Brooks

1989-1992

P J Quin

1989-1992

T S Arthur

1989-1995

G H Ford

1989-1995

N A Palmer

1989-2007

M J Woodhouse

1989-2001

E M Matagi

1992-1995

I D Borrie

1992-1998

L K Lepaio

1992-1998

R K Shaw

1992-1998, 2001-2010

L P Thomas

1992-1998

S M Dow

1995-2013

G I Lavery

1995-2004

D V Stanley

1995-2007

K G Douglas, ONZ

1998-2016

M A Gillon

1998-2007

J A Green

1998-2007

N O Leggett

1998-2004, 2007-2010
(Mayor) 2010-2016

L Ah Hoi

2001-2016
Deputy Mayor (2007-2010)

E N Kelly

2004-2013
Deputy Mayor (2010-2013)

D Latham

2007-2016

H Matenga

2007-March 2010

T Manu

2007-2010

T Fagaloa

2004-2010

H Smith

2007-2010

E Murrell

2004-2016
Deputy Mayor (2004-2007)

T Sheppard

2007-2016

A Baker 2010-Present
B Kropp 2010-2016
A Coffey 2010-Present
Deputy Mayor (2013-2016)
F Seiuli 2010-2013, 2016-Present
R Rangi 2004-2007, 2010-2013
W Poutoa 2010-2013
J B Burke, QSM 2013-Present
Deputy Mayor (1977-1983)
I Ford 2013-Present
R Leggett 2016-Present
Dame B Wakem, DNZM, CBE 2016-Present
D Williams, ONZM 2016-Present
M Duncan 2016-Present
K Wihapi 2016-Present

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