Cr Michael Laws

Deputy Chairperson

Dunstan Constituency

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Cr Laws is Deputy Chairperson of the Otago Regional Council, Co-Chairperson of the Governance, Communications and Engagement Committee, and is a member of Mana to Mana, LGNZ Regional Sector Group and Zone 6 Group, and Way to Go.  He is one of two FMU and rohe liaisons for Dunstan and Roxburgh.   


A former mayor, MP and DHB board member, Michael Laws was re-elected by the Dunstan Ward in 2019, and subsequently elected as deputy chairman of the Otago Regional Council. Cr Laws has had an extensive media career hosting his own radio and TV shows and is a prize-winning writer and columnist. He is married to Cheryl, has five children, and resides in Cromwell.

Cr Laws also directs an advocacy consultancy, and is engaged to promote boutique Cromwell Basin wines.


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