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Congratulations to Yule on Local Govt appointment

John Carter MP
National Party Local Government Spokesman

30 July 2008

Congratulations to Yule on Local Govt appointment

National Party Local Government spokesman, John Carter, is congratulating Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule on his appointment as the new president of Local Government New Zealand.

"Myself and the National Party are looking forward to working with Mr Yule in the constructive way that we have developed in the past and look forward to building on that."

Mr Carter says he is also looking forward to continuing the very good working relationship National has with Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast, who will continue in her role as vice-president of Local Government New Zealand.

"National has enjoyed a strong relationship with Kerry. I am sure she will continue to provide strong leadership alongside Mr Yule.

"I would like to wish outgoing president Basil Morrison all the best for the future. He has been a dedicated and long-serving president of LGNZ during challenging times. His contribution is greatly valued."

ENDS


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