"Being Mayor is all about understanding the needs of the community, so I am always happy to meet with individuals and groups in the community or attend official functions." - Mayor Jan Barnes
Office of the Mayor
Matamata-Piako District Council
PO Box 266
Te Aroha 3342
Please contact Debbie Burge (Mayor Jan's assistant) on 07 884 0060.
Email Mayor Jan
Please use the form below to email Mayor Jan. If you want to make a general enquiry about Council services, please use the contact us form, or if you want to make a complaint please use the complaints form.
If you are inviting the Mayor to an event, please include the date, time, location and an idea of who will be attending. It would also be helpful if you include the duration of the event, how long you wish the Mayor to attend, and what you would like from the Mayor (for example, just her attendance, or a speech, or other formalities (such as a ribbon-cutting).
Addressing the Mayor
For official introductions, please use ‘Mayor Jan Barnes’ or 'Mayor of the Matamata-Piako District, Jan Barnes'. After the official introduction, she should be referred to as Mayor Jan.
Mayor Jan prefers not to use the honorific 'Her Worship'.