Julie has lived in the Kaipara District for over 20 years, she has a background in the rural sector and strong business management skills.
West Coast/Central Ward
Known mainly as the youngest Councillor to ever be elected to the Kaipara District Council, Julie has lived in the Kaipara District for over 20 years, she has a background in the rural sector and strong business management skills. Julie has a strong sense of the Western community and has been an active member of many clubs and organisations in the district. Developing long lasting governance relationships is a key goal and one Julie excels at. Julie actively promotes and defends the ongoing training of elected members to ensure good decisions are made, this is an area she believes cannot be compromised, she also believes that to have good representation elected members should be remunerated in line with what the NZ Remuneration Authority determines. Julie is committed to ensuring good outcomes of constituent issues and will go the extra mile, travelling the backroads of the district to ensure satisfaction. This is Julies third term as a councillor for the Kaipara District, she was previously elected as the first female Deputy Mayor by her peers. She is currently council’s representative on the Regional Transport Committee.