Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Manukau City Council appoints new Chief Executive


Manukau City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Manukau City Council announced today the appointment of Leigh Auton as its new Chief Executive.

Mr Auton, currently the Director of Environmental Management within the Council, will formally take up the role following the retirement of current CEO Colin Dale in April 2006. In the period between now and April Mr Auton, as Chief Executive designate, will be able to partner Colin Dale in a transfer of responsibility for one of the most complex roles in local government.

During this period the Chief Executive designate is likely to review aspects of organisation structure and the resourcing required to maintain the Council’s role in meeting the demands and issues faced by New Zealand’s fastest growing city.

Leigh Auton joined the organisation in 1978 as a planner, rising to the role of Director of Environmental Management in 1996.

“Leigh has been at the heart of many of the major initiatives that have made Manukau the city it is today and he has the confidence of the councillors to lead the organisation into the future, said Manukau Mayor Sir Barry Curtis.

“Mr Auton has led delegations and convened many conferences raising the profile of the planning discipline and its practice in Manukau internationally.

“In moving into the next chapter in Manukau’s history we will have the opportunity to celebrate what has been achieved by the departing City Manager and look forward to an exciting future with the new Chief Executive”.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution.

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

 
 

Speaking Of Transport: Public Engagement On Wellington Scenarios

“Our work on possible solutions for Wellington’s transport future is ongoing, but has progressed to the stage where we’re ready to share our ideas with the public and seek their feedback to help guide our next steps...” More>>

ALSO:

Parental Leave: National's Time-Sharing Change Fails

National has proposed a change to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill that would allow both parents to take paid parental leave at the same time, if that is what suits them best. More>>

ALSO:

Train Free Thursday: Workers Strike To Defend Terms Of Employment

"They signed up to these conditions a year ago when they got the contract for Wellington's rail services. Now they're trying to increase profits by squeezing frontline workers." More>>

ALSO:

Seclusion: Ombudsman Emphasises Importance Of Monitoring

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says that while there have been changes to the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 to prohibit the use of seclusion, the report is an important reminder of the importance of regular monitoring of schools. More>>

ALSO:

United Future History: "All Good Things Must End"

'We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved over the past 15 years, working alongside the government of the day, both National and Labour.' Mr Light told members on Monday. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The TPP Outcome, And The Hobbit Law

Somehow the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has come lurching back from the dead – and as predicted in this column last week, the member countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory. More>>

Agreeing To Differ: Greens Maintain Opposition To TPPA
“The Green Party has long opposed the TPPA. The new proposed deal, which came out of the weekend’s talks, still contains key ISDS concessions to corporations that put our democracy at risk, so our position remains the same,” said Green Party trade spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. More>>

ALSO:

Monitoring Report: A New Chapter For Children’s Rights In New Zealand?

The Children’s Commissioner is calling on the country to embrace children’s rights to ensure their overall well-being. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election