Our People

Our 2016 candidates were selected in April and in addition to incumbents Julie Fairey, Harry Doig and David Holm (more on them if you scroll down) we are also running:

Anne-Marie Coury:  Current president of Grey Power's Auckland branch, and long time advocate for public transport.

Shail Kaushal:  Masters student, volunteer at the Mt Roskill Citizens' Advice Bureau

Ofisa "Junior" Tonu'u:  former All Black and local Youth Zone manager.

Roskill Community Voice currently hold 4 of the 6 elected positions on the Puketapapa Local Board of Auckland Council:

Julie Fairey:  Is the current Chair of the Puketapapa Local Board and helped to establish the Puketapapa Garden Web to support Roskill's community gardens.    She has a strong interest in helping advocate for our area's needs, in particular better access to community funding and public input to Council decision-making. LinkedInFacebookTwitterNZ Vote profile.

Harry Doig:  Has been involved with community development for a number of years - the last two in Puketapapa / Mt Roskill.  He believes that Puketapapa residents should have a greater say in how their community works and believes that the Local Board is a great way for residents to have their say. LinkedIn, NZ Vote profile.
Michael Wood:  A dad of two from Roskill South, Michael has been a member of the Puketapapa Local Board since 2010, and has wide involvement and experience in a range of community groups. He is a passionate supporter of Roskill's parks and heritage, and believes that it is time for Roskill to receive a fairer share of Council resources.  LinkedInFacebookTwitter, NZ Vote profile.
David Holm:  Has lived in the Puketapapa Board area since 1970 and sees it as a great place to bring up a family. He is keen for the Board to involve the community in initiatives to provide local employment, reduce congestion and plan for liveable housing and recreation facilities.  LinkedInNZ Vote profile.

In 2013 our candidates for the Puketapapa Local Board also included:

Garth Houltham:  A father of one son. Garth has resided in Hillsborough for sixteen years. He is committed to protecting the heritage of Roskill, improving public transport and getting a fairer deal for Roskill residents.  Facebook, Twitter, NZ Vote profile.

Shail Kaushal:  Is City Vision’s youngest candidate and brings with him fresh thinking, new ideas about leadership, and great energy. He is also committed to being a voice for Mt Roskill’s diverse ethnic communities. A proud graduate from Mt Roskill Intermediate and Grammar, he is passionate about sustainability, giving youth a fair go, putting families first and developing safer communities with better resourcing for Roskill.  LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, NZ Vote profile.

We also endorse Councillor Cathy Casey and Dr Peter Haynes for the Albert-Eden-Roskill ward seats, as part of our City Vision family, and City Vision Health for the Auckland DHB.

This page last updated 24th April 2016.