Councillor Malcolm Sparrow

Takapū/Northern Ward

Profile photo of Councillor Sparrow.

Malcolm Sparrow

Contact details

Phone 027 232 2320

Malcolm Sparrow is a third-term city councillor representing the Takapu/Northern ward. He was previously chair of the Tawa Community Board, to which he was first elected in 2005.

Malcolm holds the Community Resilience and Emergency Preparedness portfolio and is chair of the Regulatory Processes committee.

He and his wife, Karen, are Sparrows in an "empty nest", but have two adult daughters and a grandchild in the Wellington region. Malcolm is very involved in his local community, he enjoys amateur photography, travelling and exploring New Zealand, 'easy' off-road cycling, and regular walks in the local bush with his dog.

Committee membership

Strategy and Policy Committee
Annual Plan/Long Term Plan Committee
Regulatory Process Committee Chair
Council-Controlled Organisations Subcommittee Member

Portfolio leader

Associate Resilience

  • Community Resilience and Emergency Preparedness

External appointments

Joe Aspell Trust


Local Government New Zealand Zone 4


Tawa Community Board