Past Mayors of the QLDC

Past Mayors of the Queenstown Lakes District

Arrowtown Borough Council

D M Mackay (Acting Mayor)  
Samuel Goldston (First Mayor) 27 February 1874
Alexander Innes 1 August 1874
Robert Pritchard 21 July 1875
Alexander Innes 17 November 1877
E Gruber 18 December 1878
William Jenkins 17 December 1879
Robert Pritchard 22 December 1880
Henry Graham 21 December 1881
John Thomas Burrell 20 December 1882
Henry B Smith 19 December 1883
Thomas Patchett (Mayor elect) Illness struck December 1884
Robert Pritchard 20 January 1885
George Heller 16 December 1885
Henry Donaldson 19 December 1888
Henry Graham 5 January 1891
William Butler 20 December 1893
James Reid 20 December 1894
Henry Graham 23 December 1895
L H Preston 16 December 1896
D Richardson 12 July 1904
Henry McKibbin 3 May 1905
Thomas Connor 4 May 1910
Henry McKibbin 27 May 1913
William Penglase April 1919
  resigned 3 June 1919
John Reid 29 July 1919
H G Bruce 29 May 1923
Leonard Adams 30 June 1925
  resigned 15 August 1927
James Shaw 30 August 1927
William Milne 18 May 1931
W H James 28 May 1935
W B Gibb 7 November 1944
E L Thompson 26 March 1946
W J Shaw 9 November 1951
G Henderson 20 November 1956
W J Shaw August 1957
R G Ramshaw 19 October 1971
J D Reid ( Last Mayor) 14 October 1980

Lake County Council Chairpersons

J.O. McArdell 1877-78
John Edgar 1878-79
F.H. Daniel 1879-84
C.C. Boyes 1884-87
J O'Meara 1887-90
J. Elliott 1890-91
J. George 1891-93
J. Fox 1893-94
B. Rogers 1894-95
J. George 1895-96
J. Fox 1896-99
H. Graham 1899-1900
William Reid 1900-13
John Cockburn 1913-14
William Reid 1914-29
Leo Lee 1929-39
William Gordon 1939-40
David H. Cockburn 1940-53
John B Hamilton 1953-63
Thomas J. Thomson 1963-68
Cyril J. Allan 1968-71
Alexander S. Robins 1971-73
George K. Tayler 1973-75
Thomas J. Thomson 1975-86

Queenstown Borough Council

J W Robertson 1866-69
Bendix Hallenstein 1869-72
Michael Malaghan 1872-74
Thomas G Betts 1874-77
William Warren 1877-78
Fred H Daniel 1878-80
Louis Hotop 1880-81
William Warren 1881-82
James Reid 1882-87
Francis St. Omer 1887-91
Louis Hotop 1891-94
Francis St. Omer 1894-1903
Louis Hotop 1903-06
M J Gavin 1906-08
John Edgar Snr 1908-13
Donald F Sutherland 1913-17
Andrew Simson 1917-27
W H Overton 1927-39
W A Anderson 1939-50
D W Thomson 1950-52
R C Robins (Acting Mayor) 1952-53
W A Anderson 1953-56
R C Robins 1956-62
George D Cochrane 1962-68
Warren Cooper 1968-75
Jim Grant 1975-83
John Davies 1983-86

Queenstown Lakes District Council

John Davies 1986-89
David Bradford 1989-95
Warren Cooper 1995-2001
Clive Geddes 2001-2010