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Attendance at meetings

​Governing Body and Committee attendance records

These tables show the attendance of Auckland’s mayor and councillors at the Governing Body meeting, committee meetings and workshops.

Forums, working parties and meetings with co-governance entities are not included.

Absences during the period shown may include prearranged leave, illness and bereavements. Absences from meetings while on council business are recorded separately.

Three week-long meeting breaks are scheduled each year, during school holiday periods. Members often take additional leave during these times.

We publish these attendance records monthly, with three months’ worth of records being shown at any one time.


Committee attendance April - June 2019

​Appointment, Performance Review and Value for Money Committee83%92%
​Auckland Domain Committee85%100%
​Audit and Risk Committee67%67%
​Civil Defence and Emergency Committee88%n/a
​Community Development and Safety Committee69%n/a
​Environment and Community Committee81%62%
​Finance and Performance Committee79%72%
​Governing Body90%58%
​Hauraki Gulf Forum72%n/a
​Planning Committee80%64%
​Regulatory Committee84%n/a
​Strategic Procurement Committee71%69%


Meeting attendance per member April - June 2019

​Governing body member​Meeting attended ​Absent on council business​Total
​Mayor Phil Goff89% 0%89%
​Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore79%10%88%
​Alf Filipaina81%0%81%
​Cathy Casey91%​0%91%
​Chris Darby91%6%97%
​Christine Fletcher75%4%79%
​Daniel Newman84%1%85%
​Desley Simpson93%2%95%
​Fa'anana Efeso Collins61%​15%76%
​Greg Sayers65%​0%65%
​John Watson87%8%​95%
​Josephine Bartley57%0%57%​
​Linda Cooper91%​0%91%
​Mike Lee65%​​0%65%​
​Paul Young95%4%99%​
​Penny Hulse77%14%92%
​Richard Hills96%0%​​96%
​Ross Clow89%0%89%
​Sharon Stewart86%1%​87%​
​Sir John Walker64%0%64%​
​Wayne Walker89%0%​89%