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National Council

National Council

The National Council is SCOUTS New Zealand's governing body, working in partnership with the National Board for the future of SCOUTS in New Zealand.

The National Council meets regularly and functions as a 'Parliament' adhering to a Constitution.


Chief Scout

National Chair, Stuart Francis

National Commissioner

Members of the National Board

International Commissioner

National Training Leader

National Kea Leader

National Cub Leader

National Scout Leader

National Venturer Leader

National Rover Leader

National President of GirlGuiding NZ

Immediate past National Chairman

National Guildmaster, Baden-Powell Guild NZ

Elected Reps

(any age)

(under 26)

Upper North Island


Graeme Hounsell


Raani Kelderman
Ryan Dixon

Central North Island


Andy Urquhart
Ron Dick


Tom Hutton
Kate Urquhart
Hayden Swears


Lower North Island


Morris van Voornveld
Caitlin Weich
Emily van Voornveld

Alister Bellamy
Morgan French-Stagg

Upper South Island


Steve Davis

Adam Currie
Rosie Hampton

Lower South Island


Trevor Gilder
Steven Robbie
Melanie Stanley

Ross Lewis