About Press Council

Council members left to right:
John Roughan, Peter Fa’afiu, Jo Cribb, Tim Watkin, Jenny Farrell, Liz Brown, Sir John Hansen, Mary Major, Vernon Small, Sandy Gill, Marie Shroff, Ruth Buddicom and Mark Stevens. Absent Chris Darlow.

Chris Darlow

Lawyer, Auckland


Hon Sir John Hansen

KNZN, Independent Chairman, Retired Judge of the High Court, Canterbury


Jenny Farrell

Editor, KiaOra Air New Zealand inflight magazine, Auckland


Jo Cribb

Independent Consultant, Wellington

John Roughan

New Zealand Herald Assistant Editor, Auckland

Liz Brown

Independent Consultant, Horowhenua


Marie Shroff

Indpendent Consultant, Wellington (Alternate Member)


Mark Stevens

Digital Editor, Fairfax Media NZ, Wellington


Mary Major

Executive Director, Wellington


Ruth Buddicom

Barrister, Christchurch

Tim Watkin

Journalist, Auckland

Tiumalu Peter Fa'afiu

Business Consultant, Auckland


Vernon Small

Journalist, Press Gallery, Wellington