Steve Fawcett for

Stephen Fawcett for Western Bay of Plenty

Steve's involvement with Taiohi (Youth) and Community in our region is positive, strategic, creative, collaborative and inclusive. Steve has a passion to see the Western Bay of Plenty region thrive and has creatively demonstrated this outside of any official council role.

Steve would love to further contribute in an official capacity, to positive and strategic outcomes for the Western Bay of Plenty region. Steve is a candidate for WBOP Mayor, Maketu/Te Puke Ward Councillor and Te Puke Community Board Member.

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Giving opportunity to Youth into Council!

Developing youth engagement, ethnic diverse and intergenerational strategies for improved community decision making and ownership, healthy representation and unified strategies

The Ardern Government backed ‘Screen Sector Strategy 2030’ to encourage economic growth through improved use of technology and continuing success of WBOP as a destination region for screen activity, including film, television, digital effects and post-production work.

Collaboration, to reduce overheads through and eventual merger of local bodies, bring immediate equity to rates.

Strategic Regional Growth for WBOP with priority on RANGIURU BUSINESS PARK.

Tourism, local story and our rich history.

Better planned use of the local rail infrastructure for commuters.

Bus rapid transit (BRT) to alleviate traffic, enable quick and timely commuter transport.

Lessen our carbon footprint, treasure our environment.

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Steve leads by example by listening to those around him.
The youth and community of Te Puke have experienced this first hand with many projects, collaboration and strategic/creative pursuits envisioned by Steve.

Steve's top five Clifton Strengths are






Te Puke Welcomes you

Maketu/Te Puke Ward

As a thoroughly invested member in the non-profit sector of the Maketu-Te Puke region and surrounding districts, both as an individual and as founding trustee of Vector Group Charitable Trust, Steve Fawcett is available to offer input and representation, as a potential Maketu -Te Puke Ward Councillor and Te Puke Community Board member.

'this as an opportunity to strengthen leadership, capacity, community representation and advocacy, and value-add to our district'

Current projects

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Authorised by: Steve Fawcett - 19 Bayly Road, Te Puke