A District Councillor :
Is an elected member who represents the whole community at a local government level.
The tasks of an elected member are:
* Representing the community
* Setting policy
* Monitoring and review
Since moving to Fairlie several months ago, Caley has heavily involved himself in the community. He has joined the Fairlie District Promotions Association (FDPA), been involved in fundraising for community groups and organised and run local events including Christmas comedy charity events coming up in December throughout the Mackenzie Country. He recently enjoyed labouring for a couple of mornings with the Fairlie playground group who are establishing a new playground in town. Caley is an ideas man, with passion and enthusiasm for all he becomes involved in. He loves to get his hands dirty and get involved in community projects at a grass-roots level.
Caley plans to immerse himself in local government, using his skills to ensure the people of the Mackenzie country have their views represented.
Top 5 Issues
- The setting up of more family and tourist activities in Fairlie. This will involve harnessing what already exists as well as giving local businesses more support from the council and community boards.
- Prudent financial management of community owned assets and infrastructure.
- Networking within community groups to assist with putting ideas into action.
- Council representation on promotions boards and community groups.
- Networking within local and national tourism, arts, culture and historical companies and groups to increase tourist visits to the Mackenzie Country.
Caley Hall has a passion for art, and recently opened the contemporary Dawson & Hall Art Gallery in Fairlie. He is an intelligent, deep thinking, outgoing and friendly man. He has worked in tourism and hospitality at different levels over the last 16 years, more recently in upper management roles. Caley still works for a few companies, organising promotions, marketing and advertising in Otago, Southland and Canterbury. Caley was born in Invercargill and spent most of his adult life in Queenstown. He recently left a high profile position in Auckland in order to follow a long-held dream of owning an art gallery on the tourist route in the MacKenzie Country. Caley feels right at home in Fairlie and views it as very similar to Arrowtown twenty years ago: a quiet friendly community with fantastic weather patterns and amazing views.
Coming up to the election, Caley sees the 1800-plus voters in the Opuha ward and 4000 in the Mackenzie District as his potential employers; he wants to impress them with his ability to adapt to complex situations, while remaining a sensible, friendly people person. Caley is an enthusiastic community man who deserves the community representative role of District Councillor. He will be present at as many local community meetings as possible and travel to represent the Mackenzie Country at conferences and seminars.
Caley is looking forward to the training involved with newly elected members and has already studied on-line web resources and various printed resources. He is not afraid to ask questions to get to the point of any issue.
Vote Caley Hall for Opuha Ward on the 9th of October.
Authorised by Caley Hall of 6 Hamilton Street, Fairlie 7925.
Results - Final
- Graeme Page
- Graham Smith
- Evan Williams
- Ron Joll
- Peter A Bell
- Caley Hall
- Noel Jackson