The executive officer of the Council of Social Services
Dunedin has resigned to take on a similar role in West
Sue Russell said she applied for the chief executive position
at Community Waitakere, a larger social services council,
with more staff and more activity, in West Auckland.
''The opportunity came up and I thought: 'Why not?'''Ms
Russell's last working day in Dunedin is January 18 and she
starts her new job on February 11.
Council chairman Derek King said the council would try to
replace her in the new year.