Media Statement: Support for all council staff
Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement
The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a
letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors
expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay
The previous media statement is also
endorsed by all Regional Councillors and the Chairman of the
There will be no further comment in
addition to this statement.
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Greens: Russel Norman To Stand Down As Co-Leader
Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman has announced today that he will stand down as leader at the party’s Annual General Meeting in May. Dr Norman will remain as Co-leader and retain his finance and climate change portfolios until the AGM.
“After nearly a decade as Co-leader, now is a good time to find a new challenge for myself, and to spend more time with my family” said Dr Norman.
“This is my ninth year as Co-leader and I think it’s time for a change. Now is a good time for new leadership for the Party. My replacement will start from a strengthened base and will have a full parliamentary term to establish himself in the role and take the Greens into government in 2017." More>>