Council Committees


Horowhenua District Council reviews its committee structure after each triennial election to ensure it aligns with how Council wishes to go about the business of setting strategic direction and the decision making process.

At its meeting on 13 November 2019 Council adopted the Council Committee Structure and Committee Membership for the 2019-2022 triennium.

Committee structure

Horowhenua District Council's Committee Structure for 2019-2022 can be downloaded below.

Council Committee Structure 2019-2022(PDF, 2MB)

Committee membership and appointments

Horowhenua District Council's Committee membership for 2019-2022 is:

Committee Members  Chair  Deputy Chair 
Finance, Audit and Risk (FAR) Committee Full Council Philip Jones, Independent Chair Cr Christine Mitchell
Community Wellbeing Committee   Cr Victoria Kaye-Simmons Deputy Mayor Jo Mason
Community Recognition & Funding Committee Cr Sam Jennings
Cr Todd Isaacs
Cr David Allan
Cr Robert Ketu
Cr Piri-Hira Tukapua Alternative Committee Member as required
Hearings Committee
His Worship the Mayor Bernie Wanden
Cr Sam Jennings
Cr David Allan
Cr Piri-Hira Tukapua
Deputy Mayor Jo Mason Alternative Committee Member as required
Chief Executive’s Performance Review Committee Deputy Mayor Jo Mason
Cr Ross Brannigan
Cr Wayne Bishop His Worship the Mayor Bernie Wanden
Creative New Zealand Funding Allocation Committee Cr Piri-Hira Tukapua
Cr Todd Isaacs
To be appointed by Committee To be appointed by Committee
District Licensing Committee   Cr Ross Brannigan Cr Sam Jennings

*His Worship the Mayor is a member of each committee, as per Section 41A (5) of the Local Government Act 2002.

Appointments and Liaison to Statutory Bodies, Community Groups and Associations 2019-2022(PDF, 122KB)