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