Grant Smith



Do you want to talk to the Mayor about an issue?

The Mayor holds public sessions in Council's Customer Service Centre on The Square each week and once a month in Ashhurst. If you would like to come along and chat, just phone and ask for available times.

Invite the Mayor to attend your event

Committee membership

  • Arts, culture and heritage
  • Chief Executive's Performance Review Panel
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Finance and Audit
  • Manawatū District/ Palmerston North City joint strategic planning committee (Deputy Chair)
  • Planning and Strategy
  • Rangitāne o Manawatū
  • Sport and Recreation

Appointments to outside organisations

  • Caccia Birch Trust Board - Trustee (Nov 21 - Jun 22)
  • Horizons Regional Council Land Transport Committee
  • Local Government New Zealand zone 3
  • Manawatū River Accord
  • Manawatū-Whanganui Civil Defence Emergency Management Group
  • Palmerston North Performing Arts Trust
  • Palmerston North Public Transport Services Advisory Group
  • Regional Interagency Network
  • Te Apiti Governance Group
  • Wastewater Project Steering Group (ex-officio)

Mayor Smith is also a Justice of the Peace.