Cr Marian Hobbs


Dunedin Constituency


Cr Hobbs is Chairperson of 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 and Zone 6 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.



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