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Dunedin City Council – Kaunihera-a-rohe o Otepoti

This page provides profile and contact information for Councillor Damian Newell.


Damian’s voice is a familiar one to Dunedin citizens and families; as a morning broadcaster in local radio, Damian is in touch with the issues and the community’s vision of this great small city. Elected in his first term as a Dunedin City Councillor in 2016, Damian ran for the love of “our wee city”  on a platform of: Transparency and accountability, South Dunedin’s much needed rejuvenation and having clear decisive planning for our future generations so families and communities can be safe, well catered for and they can join him in being proud to call Dunedin home.

Committee Membership

Councillor Newell is a member of the following Committees:

  • Council
  • Community and Culture Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Infrastructure Services and Networks Committee
  • Planning and Environment Committee - Deputy Chair
  • Digital Community Trust
  • Dunedin Gasworks Museum Trust
  • Keep Dunedin Beautiful
  • Masters Games Trust Board
  • Tertiary Precinct Planning Group
Damian Newell

Cr Damian Newell

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