Judy Turner has been elected Deputy Mayor on Wednesday 27 October 201 at the Council’s
Whakatane Mayor Tony Bonne proposed Mrs Turner as Deputy Mayor, saying she is the
right person for the job and will make a fantastic Deputy Mayor. Mrs Turner brings along
valuable0 leadership skills and experience gained as a Member of Parliament and as a
Mrs Turner has been actively involved in Whakatane for a very long time and this position will
allow her to represent the community in a capacity where the district can benefit and use her
Central Government experience and relationships she has built of the years.
Judy Turner, who came in second in the mayoral race and was the highest polling candidate
for the Council will be a popular choice and will complement Mr Bonne as he leads the
Council over the next three years.