Peter Wethey

Peter is experienced in good governance having served as Chair of both a large grammar school and an incorporated society.

Peter Wethey is married and lives permanently at Mangawhai Heads. He and his wife, Jane, together have 5 children and 8 grandchildren.

Peter has an extensive business background having held senior executive roles in major corporates engaged in the forest products and meat processing industries.

Holding a science degree he has a keen interest in environmental issues and while working in the meat industry negotiated resource consents with four North Island Regional Councils. Latterly Peter has owned his own business and can empathise with small business owners over the issues that they must deal with on a day to day basis.

Peter is experienced in good governance having served as Chair of both a large grammar school and an incorporated society. He also represented his corporate employers on the boards of both subsidiary and joint venture companies.

Peter has served as a volunteer Community Advisor on two Kaipara District Council initiatives. The first being a study into the potential options for the future of the Mangawhai Community Wastewater Scheme (MCWWS) and the second a study into water quality of the Mangawhai Harbour.

This is the second term that Peter has served on Council, having been elected in 2016 to represent the Otamatea Ward.

Peter enjoys both golf and fishing and is a member of the Mangawhai Golf and the Boating & Fishing Clubs.

Committees

  • Pou-tu Te Rangi/Harding Park
  • Audit, Risk and Finance (Deputy Chair)
  • Awards and Grants Committee (Chair)
  • Remuneration and Development Committee