Cr Marian Hobbs

Chairperson

Dunedin Constituency

Marian.Hobbs@orc.govt.nz

 

Cr Hobbs is Chairperson of the Otago Regional Council and the Employment Committee, co-chair of the Strategy and Planning Committee, and a member of the Otago Mayoral Forum, Connecting Dunedin, Way to Go, and the LGNZ Regional Sector Group.

   

Marian Hobbs is a former cabinet minister and member of parliament, and the current Chair of Heritage New Zealand. She has also worked as a high school principal in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Her priorities at the ORC include reducing greenhouse gases by increasing public transport use; ensuring Otago lakes, rivers and wetlands are healthy for humans, animals and the wider ecology; and ensuring Otago plays it part to look after air quality.

Cr Hobbs has two adult children and three young grandchildren living in the USA, leaving her “time to chair the ORC and the incentive to do so!”

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