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Xan has been an energetic and effective advocate in the Hawke’s Bay environment sector for more than a decade.  He will make a great Councillor. – Rex Graham

I have worked with Xan as part of the waterway protection (catchment) groups in our area. Xan has a track record of science-led community engagement. He recognises the importance of working together to effect positive change and has a strong vision for a regional response to climate change. - Tania Kerr

Xan is a great choice for Councillor.  He really understands Hawke’s Bay issues and has a passion for making things better. - Leon Stallard

I have great pleasure in recommending Xan for Council.  He brings a powerful combination of in-depth water and sustainability knowledge, together with strong governance experience, integrity and passion for improving our Hawke’s Bay environment and local communities.
– Jerf Van Beek

Xan is a tireless contributor to our HB Community. He has an in-depth knowledge of our people (tāngata), environment (taiao), our local economy (kōhanga) and local government (kāwanatanga a-kāinga). – Scott Lawson
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