Council & City

Rachel Bowen

Councillor Bowen chairs the Council's Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee and is Deputy Chair of the Community Development Committee.

Head and shoulders photo of city councillor Rachel Bowen.

Council portfolios

  • Education and Students - Lead Spokesperson
  • Defence
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Inner City/ CBD
  • People and Community
  • Science, Technology and Innovation

Committee membership

  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Committee of Council
  • Community Development 
  • Economic Development
  • Hearings Committee
  • Infrastructure 
  • Planning and Strategy

Appointments to outside organisations

  • Local Government New Zealand zone 3
  • NZ Military Tattoo Steering Group
  • Palmerston North Defence Heritage Advisory Group
  • Palmerston North's 150th Sesquicentenary Steering Group
  • Wildbase Recovery Community Trust

Contact details

021 167 2267

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