Positive leadership with proven results

My commitment to Hamilton

We have been through challenging, tough times, things are improving but some challenges remain. Hamilton needs a positive leader, who works collaboratively, empowers and unites others, to achieve more and, is a powerfully positive voice for our city.

As your Mayor I will continue to:

  • Focus on city safety alongside Police, safety organisations, social services, and local communities to progressively make Hamilton the safest city in NZ.
  • Transform how we do business to make our service  consistent, faster, easier and cost effective.
  • Balance affordability & progress, keeping a spotlight on our spending while growing the city.
  • Revitalise existing communities & community spaces for a city where all people can thrive,
  • Enhance our natural green spaces & implement our Climate Action Plan  for a healthy city.
  • Develop a safe, effective transport system for cars, bikes, buses and pedestrians.
  • Develop a city and a city centre that faces and celebrates our connection to the river.
  • Maximise  opportunities to support and attract businesses for a strong economy.
  • Attract external Government and private investment in our city for a strong future.
  • Communicate honestly & openly with you about Councils business and provide opportunities for you to shape Council decisions
  • Be out and about in the community, alongside you, NOT just in election year. 
  • Be a powerful and positive ambassador for Hamilton’s interests in all matters.
  • Ensure that Council puts people at the heart of all we do.

News & Views

Infrastructure: the biggest issue for all Councils over the next 10 years.

June 26, 2022
The biggest cost for Councils across NZ is infrastructure
"We might not always realise it but this infrastructure  is vital to our quality of life. It is at the heart of our economy, powering our industries, providing high quality jobs and helping us share ideas and information so we can trade with the world." Dr Allan Bollard Board Chair, New Zealand...
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Being Mayor of Hamilton, a city that is truly on its way to being a great city, is a privilege and an honour.

Your Opinion Matters to Me

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to talk about what you want for our city.


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