Mayoral Forum News
Following each meeting of the Mayoral Forum, the secretariat circulates a one-page newsletter to member councils for chief executives to share with their staff. These newsletters highlight key decisions and matters discussed at the meeting.
At right are links to newsletters from meetings held since February 2016.
June 2017: Advocating for Canterbury
Mayors ‘stand together for Canterbury’ and advocate for the interests of our communities. In the first half of 2017, this advocacy has covered a wide range of issues: broadband and cellphone coverage, certainty for the Lincoln Hub, central government’s Clean Water regulatory proposals, the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill, the Lyttelton Port cruise ship berth, proposed immigration policy changes, and the timing of National Land Transport Programme funding announcements. Contact us for further information.
26 May 2017: Mayoral Forum meets in Timaru
For the first time, the Canterbury Mayoral Forum met in Timaru on 26 May 2017, which coincided with anti-bullying Pink Shirt Day. The event was covered by the Timaru Herald: ‘First Timaru mayoral forum discusses Canterbury’s future‘.
30 January 2017: Submission on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill
At its meeting on 27 January 2017, the Canterbury Mayoral Forum agreed to make a regional submission to the Health Select Committee reflecting the views of the nine district councils in Canterbury and the regional council. The Forum also supported the individual (and different) submission of the Christchurch City Council, in recognition of Christchurch’s unique circumstances.
27 January 2017: New chair of the Canterbury Mayoral Forum
The Canterbury Mayoral Forum has elected Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch City, as its chairperson for 2017–19. The Deputy-Chair is Damon Odey, Mayor of Timaru District.
Mayoral Forum news, August 2017
Mayoral Forum news, May 2017
Mayoral Forum news, Feb 2017
Mayoral Forum submission on water fluoridation
Christchurch City submission on water fluoridation
Mayoral Forum news, Jan 2017
Mayoral Forum news, Jun 2016
Mayoral Forum news, Apr 2016
Mayoral Forum news, Feb 2016
Mayors standing together for Canterbury
Timaru District Council • Waimakariri District Council • Waimate District Council • Waitaki District Council