The Mayor of Dunedin is the head of the local government, the city council of Dunedin, New Zealand. The Mayor's role is "to provide leadership to the other elected members of the territorial authority, be a leader in the community and perform civic duties".The Mayor is directly elected, using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system from 2007.
The current mayor is Aaron Hawkins who was elected in 2019.
The mayor has always been elected at large,with the inaugural election in 1865. Up until 1915, the term of mayor was for one year only. From 1915 to 1935, the term was two years. Since the 1935 mayoral election, the term has been three years. The role of deputy mayor was established in 1917.
Independent Citizens' Association Labour Green Greater Dunedin
|#||Name||Portrait||Term of Office|
|2||John Hyde Harris||1867||1868|
|7||Henry John Walter||1875||1876|
|9||Richard Henry Leary||1877||1878|
|(7)||Henry John Walter||1878||1879|
|10||Archibald Hilson Ross||1880||1881|
|12||John Bryce Thomson||1882||1883|
|13||William Parker Street||1883||1884|
|(9)||Richard Henry Leary||1886||1887|
|20||Charles Robert Chapman||1891||1892|
|26||George Lyon Denniston||1901||1902|
|27||James Alexander Park||1902||1903|
|29||Thomas Reid Christie||1904||1905|
|34||James Hamlin Walker||1909||1910|
|38||William Downie Stewart Jr||1913||1914|
|46||Edwin Thoms Cox||1933||1938|
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The 2022 Dunedin mayoral election will begin on 16th Sept 2022 and end at noon on Sat 8 October 2022. The Mayor's role is 'to provide leadership to the other elected members of the territorial authority, be a leader in the community and perform civic duties'. Voting will be by Single Transferable Vote (STV) and be available up to noon 8th Oct by postal or dropping off completed voting papers. Elections for Dunedin City Council, Community Boards, and Otago Regional Council are also being held.