Anita Baker

Mayor, Porirua District Council

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Anita Baker is the dynamic mayor of Porirua known for her proactive approach and a knack for getting things done. Driven by a deep-seated desire to give back to her community, Anita first entered local government as a councillor in 2010. Now, as mayor, she is poised to champion the interests of all Porirua residents, particularly those facing barriers to resources and opportunities.

Anita's vision for Porirua is clear: prioritise investments in core infrastructure and essential services while advocating for critical issues such as housing, health, employment, and transportation at the national level. With her unwavering dedication and hands-on approach, Anita is committed to building a brighter future for the diverse and thriving community of Porirua.