Lex Perkins


Arrowtown ward (one seat)

Age: 70 

Job: QLDC councillor 

Family: Wife Wendy, four kids 

Number of years in the Wakatipu: 20 

Main claim to fame in the resort: I’m the longest-serving chairman of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival 

Main reason for standing: To maintain Arrowtown’s unique, historic village concept 

Single biggest issue: Arrowtown boundary 

Biggest gaffe: Developing a dark-chocolate fad