Mayor of Queenstown, New Zealand

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This is a list of mayors of Queenstown, New Zealand, and includes the former Queenstown Borough and the current Queenstown Lakes District Council. Arrowtown borough had its own mayors from 1874 to 1980.

Queenstown Borough Council[edit]

Name Term Notes
1 James William Robertson 1866–1869
2 Bendix Hallenstein 1869–1872
3 Michael Malaghan 1872–1874
4 Thomas G. Betts 1874–1877
5 William Warren 1877–1878
6 Frederick Henry Daniel 1878–1880
7 Lewis Hotop 1880–1881 [1]
(5) William Warren 1881–1882 2nd period
8 James Reid 1882–1887
9 Francis St Omer 1887–1891
(7) Lewis Hotop 1891–1894 2nd period
(9) Francis St Omer 1894–1903 2nd period
(7) Lewis Hotop 1903–1906 3rd period
10 M.J. Gavin 1906–1908
11 John Edgar Sr. 1908–1913
12 Donald F. Sutherland 1913–1917
13 Andrew Simson 1917–1927
14 W.H. Overton 1927–1939
15 W.A. Anderson 1939–1950
16 D.W. Thomson 1950–1952
17 R.C. Robins 1952–1953 Acting mayor
(15) W.A. Anderson 1953–1956 2nd period
(17) R.C. Robins 1956–1962 2nd period
18 George D. Cochrane 1962–1968
19 Warren Cooper 1968–1975
20 Jim Grant 1975–1983
21 John Davies 1983–1986

Queenstown Lakes District Council[edit]

Name Term Notes
John Davies 1986–1989
22 David Bradford 1989–1995
Warren Cooper 1995–2001 2nd period
23 Clive Geddes 2001–2010
24 Vanessa van Uden 2010–2016 [2]
25 James Boult 2016–present [3]

Place names[edit]

Some streets and places in Queenstown are named after former mayors; Robertson Street in Frankton, Hallenstein Street, Malaghan Road and Malaghan Street, Warren Park, Hotop Rise, Reid Street, St. Omer Park,[4] Anderson Heights, Robins Road, Grant Road, and Davies Place.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Cyclopedia of New Zealand (Otago & Southland Provincial Districts) Queenstown Borough Council". Nzetc.victoria.ac.nz. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vanessa van Uden honestly reflects on six years as Queenstown Lakes Mayor". Stuff. 6 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Cook, Marjorie (8 October 2016). "Jim Boult is new Queenstown Lakes mayor". Stuff. 
  4. ^ "Queenstown Lakes District Council - St Omer Park". Qldc.govt.nz. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012.