The regional council is made up of 12 councillors elected democratically by the Southland public. They represent six constituencies.
Nicol Horrell (Western), Paul Evans (Fiordland), Jeremy McPhail (Eastern-Dome), Alastair Gibson (Eastern-Dome), Peter McDonald (Hokonui), Jon Pemberton (Southern), Eric Roy (Invercargill), Lyndal Ludlow (Invercargill), Maurice Rodway (Invercargill), Neville Cook (Invercargill), Phil Morrison (Invercargill), Robert Guyton (Invercargill).
Your locally elected councillors represent you to ensure that local needs are met by making decisions and setting the direction for the sustainable use of resources. The members of the current council were elected in October 2022 for a three-year term.
To find out who is representing your area, check out our interactive constituency map.