About Us

Darlene Lang Gent – Community Relationships Manager:

You can reach Darlene on: dlang@kaipara.govt.nz

Lara Stott – Community Advisor:

Another Kaipara local, Lara joined the Community Team filling in Darlene’s previous role. Being born and bred within the Kaipara, Lara has a passion to see the best for her district and the communities within it. Lara has a background in Public Service both within Ministry of Social Development from having worked frontline in both Dargaville and Te Awamutu, as well as Wellington’s Head Office and including a couple of years with Community Probation Services in Dargaville.

This role brings to the community the bridge between Kaipara District Council processes and community needs. Providing community groups and organisations the navigation tools to reaching their aspirations for the communities.

You can reach Lara on: lstott@kaipara.govt.nz or 021 438 719

Jenny Rooney – Community Funding Officer:

You can reach Jenny on: jrooney@kaipara.govt.nz

Gail Fotheringham – Community & Recreation Advisor:

You can reach Gail on: gfotheringham@kaipara.govt.nz