Contact the Mayor or a Councillor
Find contact information for the Mayor and Councillors of Nelson City Council.
The Nelson City Council is elected every three years. Council is comprised of the Mayor and 12 Councillors who represent the residents of Nelson.
- Hon Dr Nick Smith, Mayor
- Rohan O'Neill-Stevens, Deputy Mayor
- Matty Anderson, Councillor
- Matthew Benge, Councillor
- Trudie Brand, Councillor
- Mel Courtney, Councillor
- James Hodgson, Councillor
- Kahu Paki Paki, Councillor
- Pete Rainey, Councillor
- Campbell Rollo, Councillor
- Rachel Sanson, Councillor
- Tim Skinner, Councillor
- Aaron Stallard, Councillor
The Council is responsible for the governance of, and setting the strategic direction for the city, and ensuring that the Council works towards meeting the outcomes it set for itself through the Long Term Plan (LTP).
Explore further in this section to learn more about how the city is governed, the Council committees and appointments, as well as dates and agendas or minutes of Council meetings.