Tony Appleyard

Sector Manager, Local Government.

Phone +64 4 917 1500, email

Tony AppleyardTony is the Office’s sector manager responsible for local authorities in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, Gisborne District, the Environmental Protection Authority, and the Department of Conservation.

Tony was responsible the Māori Affairs and Justice portfolios between July 2020 and July 2021.

Before joining the Office in 2014, Tony advised ministers on emergency readiness and response issues at the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment.

Tony has management, policy and regulatory experience in New Zealand and overseas, including at the Ministry for the Environment, Auckland Council, Local Government Association of Queensland, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, and the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government in the United Kingdom.

Page last updated: 20 July 2021