Simon Spark


Arrowtown ward (one seat)

Age: 39 

Job: Owner of S.J Allen Waste Management 

Family: Wife Lisa, 38. Children are Charley Mae, 20, Devoney, 14, and Brittany, 11 

Number of years in the Wakatipu: 10 

Main claim to fame in the resort: No fame, just a regular bloke wanting to serve his community 

Main reason for standing: Frustration with QLDC’s performance 

Single biggest issue: QLDC accountability to the rate payer 

Biggest gaffe: Initially filling in my councilor nomination form incorrectly – thank you Jane Robertson for saving me