Waipā District Council

Maungatautari General Ward

The Waipā District Council provides local services and facilities, such as public transport, rubbish and recycling, libraries, parks, and recreation facilities. It also makes decisions about building and planning, local regulations, and infrastructure, such as water supply and sewerage. The council is made up of 11 councillors and the mayor. Councillors are elected to represent wards (areas in the district). One councillor will be elected from the Maungatautari ward. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Waipā District Council election.

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Mike Montgomerie

Mike Montgomerie

Why I'm standing

I believe in local democracy. I believe I have skills to offer. I am standing to give the people of Maungatautari a choice in who represents them.

My priorities
  1. Help our council to operate at the highest level possible.
  2. Ensure Waipā is a progressive, vibrant and caring community.
  3. Ensure the people of Waipā feel they are engaged and informed members of a good local democracy.
About me

I have a deep understanding of our rural community and the attributes, skills and experience to be effective around the council table. Before farming, I had a career in law. My other experiences include serving on the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust, the Fonterra Co-operative Council, Tamahere School Board and the Cambridge Community Board.

Current role

Cambridge Community Board Member

Before politics

Farmer

Residence

Maungatautari

Age

52

Why I'm standing

I believe in local democracy. I believe I have skills to offer. I am standing to give the people of Maungatautari a choice in who represents them.

My priorities
  1. Help our council to operate at the highest level possible.
  2. Ensure Waipā is a progressive, vibrant and caring community.
  3. Ensure the people of Waipā feel they are engaged and informed members of a good local democracy.
About me

I have a deep understanding of our rural community and the attributes, skills and experience to be effective around the council table. Before farming, I had a career in law. My other experiences include serving on the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust, the Fonterra Co-operative Council, Tamahere School Board and the Cambridge Community Board.

Current role

Cambridge Community Board Member

Before politics

Farmer

Residence

Maungatautari

Age

52