• Patrick McBride

Koko's Corner

A new segment for McBride Vision 'Koko's Corner'. If you have any questions you want put to the former Mayor, just get in contact.

Kokshoorn's mayoral candidacy had been unopposed for five straight terms in the Grey District. The set of three-year terms, collectively stretched from 2004 to 2019, making Kokshoorn the longest-serving mayor in the history of the region.

On 24 April 2018, Kokshoorn announced he would be retiring.

In the 2020 New Year Honours, Kokshoorn was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to local government and the community.