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Australia International Trade Association Hosts Andy Watson, Rangitikei Mayor
Andy Watson will be a Keynote Speaker at ACCS/ACBF— New Zealand and Pacific Island countries Promotion Session: .
Andy Watson moved to the Rangitikei, coming from Horopito at a very young age. He then moved away to attend University and complete a degree in Agriculture, managed a series of agricultural development properties before returning back to Marton to set up local businesses.
Andy has had an extensive history in serving his community having been on three different Boards of Trustees and a number of local organizations.
He went into local government in 2004 and served 9 years as a Councilor before being elected as Mayor in October 2013.
His business background is in education, agriculture and tourism.