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Labour candidate for Tamaki Community Board

Labour candidate selected for Tamaki Community Board by-election

23 August 2005

Last night Tamaki ward Labour Party members selected Mike Murray as the Labour candidate for the Tamaki Community Board by-election to be held from late September to mid-October this year.

Mike Murray has lived in Panmure for 16 years. He is an intermediate school Assistant Principal and has taught in senior positions at Panmure District, Ruapotaka Primary, Stanhope Road, Tamaki Intermediate and College.

Mike is a life member of the Pakuranga Athletic Club, and still participates after over 30 years. He is a life member of the NZ Children’s and the Auckland Masters athletic associations.

Mike is currently an elected member of the Mt Wellington Licensing and Charitable Trusts.
Mike is excited about the chance to stand for election on the Tamaki Community Board. “I want to utilise my energy and experience for the continued success of the Board. I believe in listening to all people, striving for a united and safe community, showing respect and being reliable and responsible to ensure our community and people get positive results.”

“I look forward to the development of the Panmure rail station and support all initiatives to increase public transport use.”

Kate Sutton Tamaki Community Board, Acting Chair is thrilled to have someone as capable and experienced as Mike running as part of the team.
“We currently have a committed and competent Labour team working hard for Tamaki and we hope that the community will support Mike to make our team stronger.”

Key dates for the Tamaki Community by-election

Nominations close: Thursday 25 August
Ballots posted: Thursday 22 September
Voting closes: Midday, Thursday 14 October

ENDS

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