Cr Margaret Cousins has been a resident of the city and of Normandale for over 30 years, including serving for most of that time on the Normandale Residents Association.
She is also a long serving councillor on the Hutt City Council, has served a term (1986-89) on the Wellington Regional Council and was in the New Zealand delegation to the UNESCAP Summit of Women Mayors and Councillors in 2001.
As well as being a Certified Independent Resource Management Commissioner.
Married to Jim who is a keen tramper, they have three adult daughters. Her interests include keeping in touch with a wide range of friends around the world, knitting and taking time out with family.
- City Development Committee
- Finance and Performance Committee
- Policy and Regulatory Committee (Chair)
- District Plan Committee (Deputy Chair)
- Community Plan Committee
- District Licensing Committee (Chair)
- Civic Honours Committee
- Chief Executive’s Employment Subcommittee
- Traffic Subcommittee (Chair)
- CBD Making Places Taskforce
- Councillor Leadership Group (Wellington Region Natural Hazards Management Strategy)
- Regional Climate Change Working Group (Alternate)
- Western Community Panel
T: 04 586 2135