Councillor for Innes Ward.

Councillor for Innes Ward, Pauline Cotter

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Pauline Cotter

Councillor for Innes Ward, Pauline Cotter

About Pauline

Christchurch born and raised, Pauline attended Canterbury University, and is a graduate of the Christchurch College of Education. She has resided in St Albans for the past 33 years, and is a mother of four.

Pauline was elected to the Shirley/ Papanui community board in 2007, 2010, and to City Council 2013, 2016 and 2019. Her current role as Councillor for the Innes ward involves Chairing the 3 Waters Infrastructure and Environment Committee, and the Land Drainage Recovery programme working group.

She is a member of the Regional Water Management Zone Committee, and a member of the Te Waihora Co-Governance Committee.  Pauline has completed Institute of Director development modules, including Finance Essentials, Strategy and Governance.

Pauline is passionate about Christchurch water, both its quality, and conserving its quantity, and is always aware of the importance of recognising and seizing the opportunities in our rebuild to incorporate best environmental practices. She also supports the revival of active travel and the Council’s separated cycleways project, which will assist our climate change and net zero carbon targets.

Her interests include family, friends, community, gardening, reading, music, and becoming a more confident commuter cyclist.