Jon Stokes

Council Member

Jon provides public relations, communications, risk and strategy advice and support to not-for-profit, commercial, and government organisations.

Appointee: Ministerial

Iwi: Raukawa, Ngāti Maniapoto

Term ends: 31 May 2023

Jon is the owner of Stokes Communications Ltd, and a former award-winning journalist. He has also had a successful career in sales and marketing management.

Jon has governance experience across a range of sectors including agribusiness, commercial development, forestry, and iwi development.

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Email Sarah-Jane Morkel – council secretary – at

Phone 0800 355 553 from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

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