Unions Local

Around the country union members are increasingly active in local joint activities through their Unions Local (formerly called Local Affiliate Councils). An up-to-date list of contacts is below. Any enquiries about particular local groups can be addressed to the contact people below.

How do I find out what’s happening in my area?

Each Unions Local group maintains an email list, where you can find out about combined union activities happening in your area, news and events. Email the convenor below to go on their list, or click on the name of the group below (where bold) to go straight to their Facebook page for info and events.

Unions Northland Julie Governor 027 480 1569
Unions Auckland Adam Craigie 027 238 4868
Sarah Barker 027 218 0611
Unions Waikato Shane Vugler 027 502 1957 
Georgie Dansey 021 852 061
Unions Bay of Plenty Jason Smythe 021 822 474
Paul Matthews 027 265 6080
Unions Gisborne Colleen Ryan (06) 867 1090
Unions Hawkes Bay Thomas O’Neill 027 204 6350
Unions Taranaki Dave Rush 027 277 1692
Unions Whanganui Kaye Hearfield 021 544 177
Unions Manawatu Heather Warren 021 196 9921
Dion Martin 021 776 029
Linsey Higgins 027 203 3371
Unions Wellington Ben Peterson 027 311 1989
Unions West Coast Paul Maunder (03) 732 4010
Unions Canterbury Danielle Davies 027 565 9062
Moniqua Reid 021 953 446
Unions Otago Andrew Tait 022 473 0502
Malcolm Deans 021 056 6593
Unions Southland Anna Huffstutler 027 209 7436