Mayor of Masterton

The Mayor of Masterton is the head of the municipal government of Masterton, New Zealand, and presides over the Masterton District Council. The Mayor is directly elected using Preferential Voting, commonly, but incorrectly, referred to as STV. The Mayor is assisted by the Deputy Mayor of Masterton.

Mayor of
Masterton
Incumbent
Lyn Patterson

since October 2013
StyleHis/Her Worship
Term lengthThree years
Inaugural holderR.G Williams
Formation1877

The current Mayor is Lyn Patterson, elected in October 2013.[1]

List of mayors of MastertonEdit

Name Portrait Term
1 Robert Williams   1877–1878
2 Duncan McGregor   1878–1879
3 Edwin Feist   1879–1880
4 Alfred Renall   1880–1881
5 Alfred Bish   1881–1883
6 William Lowes   1883–1884
7 Myer Caselberg   1884–1887
(4) Alfred Renall   1887–1889
8 George Heron   1889–1890
9 Charles Aylmer Pownall   1890–1893
(8) George Heron   1893–1896
(9) Charles Aylmer Pownall   1896–1898
(8) George Heron   1898–1899
(9) Charles Aylmer Pownall   1899–1902
10 Phillip Luscombe Hollings   1902–1903
11 James Moore Coradine   1903–1904
12 Joseph Renall   1904–1907
(11) James Moore Coradine   1907–1908
(10) Phillip Luscombe Hollings   1908–1910
(11) James Moore Coradine   1910–1919
(12) Joseph Renall   1919–1921
13 Orlando Pragnell   1921–1925
14 Thomas Jordan   1925–1944
15 William Kemp   1944–1953
16 Archibald Keir   1953
17 Ted Coddington   1953–1955
18 Bill Marchbank   1955–1962
19 Norm Tankersley   1962–1974
20 Frank Cody   1974–1986
21 Bob Francis   1986–2007[2]
22 Garry Daniell   2007–2013[3]
23 Lyn Patterson   2013–present[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kerry Mcbride (12 October 2013). "Masterton has a new mayor". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  2. ^ "LUSH~talks to retiring Masterton mayor Bob Francis about stepping down after 21 years in the job - Audio Player - Audio". RadioLIVE.co.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Daniell makes mayor - Wairarapa Times Age - Wairarapa Times-Age News". Nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ "First woman mayor of Masterton - Wairarapa Times Age - Wairarapa Times-Age News". Nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2015.