Representatives Remuneration and Allowances

This page sets out the remuneration payable to the elected members of the Tararua District, as set by the Remuneration Authority.

The Remuneration Authority makes a determination setting out levels of remuneration to be paid, and requirements around the setting of allowance and expense reimbursement policies. The determination is made under the Remuneration Authority Act 1977 and clauses 6 and 7A of the Local Government Act 2002, after having regard to the matters specified in clause 7 of that schedule.

The Allowances and Expense Reimbursement policy adopted by the Tararua District applicable to its elected members is also published on this page.

Elected Members Remuneration 2023-24

OfficeAnnual Remuneration
Deputy Mayor$53,110
Committee Chairperson (3)$48,684
Committee Deputy Chair / Liaison Councillor$44,258

Community Board Members Remuneration 2023-24

Dannevirke Community BoardAnnual Remuneration
Eketahuna Community BoardAnnual Remuneration

Allowances and Expense Reimbursement Policy

A copy of the current Allowances and Expense Reimbursement Policy can be downloaded from the following link:

Elected Members Allowances and Expense Reimbursement Policy (334KB pdf)