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HBRC Chief Executive Reappointed

Media Release

9 September 2016

HBRC Chief Executive Reappointed

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has reappointed Andrew Newman to the position of Chief Executive.

HBRC Chairman Fenton Wilson says in the next Council term the organisation will face ongoing challenges and scrutiny around water management and policy development, and that it is vital to front foot this with strong leadership.

“As we move out of the detailed development phase of work with the Ruataniwha Scheme and the set-up of the regional investment company, HBRIC Limited, Andrew Newman can once again focus on taking HBRC forward with his dynamic and forthright approach,” says Chairman Wilson.

Andrew Newman is expected to re-commence in his full-time role as the Chief Executive of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council shortly after the local government elections in 2016.


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