Queenstown Lakes District
Council infrastructure services general manager Mark Kunath
has resigned from the council after six years in the
Mr Kunath will work in the consulting firm Pope Kunath Ltd.
QLDC chief executive Debra Lawson praised Mr Kunath's
contribution to the community.
"We wish him all the very best in his new endeavours. He will
be missed," she said.
The council will advertise the role within the next few
Mr Kunath came to the QLDC in 2005 from the Auckland City
Council, where he oversaw the $100 million CBD upgrade.
Beginning his local government engineering career as an
assistant engineer with the Wellington Regional Council in
1988, Mr Kunath was employed by the Rodney District Council
and the Auckland City Council in engineering and management
positions before becoming a partner in Pope Kunath Ltd in
2003, contracted to the Auckland City Council as CBD projects