Former Hamilton deputy mayor and councillor Brian Impson has died.
Impson, who died on Monday, was a city councillor from 1989 to 2004 and served as deputy mayor from 1998 to 2001.
Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker said Impson was a committed and passionate councillor who worked tirelessly for the city.
Councillor Martin Gallagher said Impson passionately served the city in spite of his health challenges.
The council's flag will fly at half mast this week to acknowledge Impson's death.
- Waikato Times