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Elected Members

Te Hautūtaka Matua

Councillors and Community Board Members are elected on a triennial basis (every three years). Here you can find details of current elected members including the Office of the Mayor, Councillors and the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board. 

The Mayor

Mayor Glyn Lewers was elected to Council during the 2022 Local Elections having previously served as a Councillor in the term prior.

Mayor Lewers with Mayoral chains

Image: Mayor Glyn Lewers with the Mayoral chains.

Contact Details

To contact the Office of the Mayor via his Executive Assistant, Topaz River, please contact:

TEL: +64 3450 0444

To contact Mayor Glyn Lewers directly, please contact:

TEL: +64 21 244 5004


Your elected members from the triennial general election of the Queenstown Lakes District Council can be seen pictured below. 

Group photo of 2022 QLDC Elected Members

Left to right: Matthew Wong, Quentin Smith, Niki Gladding, Lisa Guy, Cody Tucker, Mayor Glyn Lewers, Craig (Ferg) Ferguson, Esther Whitehead, Neeta Shetty (resigned), Gavin Bartlett, Lyal Cocks and Barry Bruce.


Queenstown-Whakatipu Ward

Arrowtown-Kawarau Ward

Wānaka-Upper Clutha Ward

Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board

The Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board can be seen pictured below with Mayor Glyn Lewers and Deputy Mayor Quentin Smith.

Group photo of the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board

Left to right: Lyal Cocks, Barry Bruce, Deputy Mayor Quentin Smith, Simon Telfer, Linda Joll, Mayor Glyn Lewers, Chris Hadfield and Cody Tucker (John Wellington not pictured).

Your Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board:

Sector Engagement

Each Community Board Member acts as a champion and initial contact person to promote specific community wellbeing.


Linda Joll


Lyal Cocks


Chris Hadfield


Barry Bruce

Education, Knowledge & Collaboration

Simon Telfer

Sport, Recreation & Events

John Wellington


Cody Tucker