Otago Daily Times

Tauranga mayor resigns


Tauranga: Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell has resigned after a meeting yesterday, effective immediatel­y.

The resignatio­n happened after a meeting yesterday, in which the troubled city council voted to bring in a Crown manager.

Tauranga City Council chief executive Marty Grenfell said the mayor had cited several reasons for his decision.

Mr Powell is also due to undergo prostate cancer treatment shortly. — RNZ

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