Taupō District Councillor, Karam Fletcher, has been appointed the new deputy chair of the Tongariro Representative Group.
Mr Fletcher said he was excited by the prospect of working closely with the community in the future.
Chairperson Sandra Greenslade welcomed Mr Fletcher to the role and said the Representative Group was looking forward to engaging more closely with the southern lake settlements.
“Meetings are held every two months,” Mrs Greenslade said. “Just like the Tūrangi Tongariro Community Board, the public are welcome to attend and there is a public forum at the beginning for anyone who wishes to speak.”
Information on upcoming Tongariro Representative Group meetings can be found on the Taupō District Council website under ‘Meetings.