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Deputy Mayor Tangi Utikere

Tangi Utikere is a third-term City Councillor who was appointed Deputy Mayor at the beginning of the 2016 term. He chairs the hearings committee and the Chief Executive's performance review panel, and is Deputy Chair of the committee of council.

Head and shoulders photo of city councillor Tangi Utikere.

Council portfolios

  • Education, science and innovation – lead spokesperson
  • Multicultural – lead spokesperson
  • Youth and students

Committee membership

  • arts, culture and heritage
  • audit and risk
  • committee of council
  • community development
  • economic development
  • finance and performance
  • Manawatū District-Palmerston North City strategic planning
  • planning and strategy
  • sport and recreation

Appointments to outside organisations

  • Horizons Regional Council land transport committee (Mayor's alternate)
  • Local Government New Zealand zone 3
  • Manawatū Multicultural Council

Cr Utikere is also a Justice of the Peace.

Contact details

021 251 1307

email Tangi Utikere