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New Transport Appointments - Williamson

Transport Minister Maurice Williamson has today announced the appointment of
five new members to the boards of Transport agencies, including a new
chairperson of the Land Transport Safety Authority.

Founding partner of Brown and Thomson Consulting Engineers Wayne Brown becomes
the new chairperson with his term expiring on June 30, 2001. Mr Brown is also
chairperson of Northland Health Ltd, a director of TVNZ and a former director of
NZ Rail.

"I'm sure with these excellent credentials, Mr Brown will contribute a great
deal to the LTSA. He's a strong strategic thinker and manager of change in
complex environments and, to this end, is ideally suited to chair the board of
the LTSA," said Mr Williamson.

"I thank former chairperson Michael Morris for his time at the LTSA, during a
time when we have seen a significant reduction in the national road toll."

Engineer Gretchen Kivell has also become a new board member while Graham
Malaghan has been reappointed for a further term.

The Maritime Safety Authority board members Peter Jones, deputy chairperson John
Milne and chairperson Robert Cooper have been reappointed for further terms.
They have been joined by Tower Corporation director Susie Staley who becomes a
member for three years.

The Civil Aviation Authority has a new member. Tom Ryan has wide international
and regional aviation experience covering aviation finance, marketing,
information technology, communications and operational management to CEO level.

Rebecca Gilroy has been appointed youth representative on the Road Safety Trust.
She has a strong interest in road safety issues and is currently national
co-ordinator of Students Against Driving Drunk, and a member of both the
Wellington City Council Road Safety Sub-Committee and Christchurch Alcohol
Action Project Working Group.

Transfund New Zealand chairperson Michael Gross has been reappointed for a
further three years along with board member Robert Browne, while Transit New
Zealand member Nicola Shadbolt is also back for another term.

"I'm delighted with all these appointments and I'm sure they will all contribute
a great deal to the transport sector in their respective roles, " said Mr


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