Tim Shadbolt: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Politics, Wife, Net Worth, Career, Parents, Siblings, Height, Weight, Children, Education, Profession, Achievements: Sir Timothy Richard Shadbolt popularly known as Tim Shadbolt is a New Zealand politician. He was born on 19 February 1947 in the Auckland suburb of Remuera. He is currently 74 years old. Shadbolt is the Mayor of Invercargill and was previously Mayor of Waitemata City.
Tim Shadbolt Early Life
Tim Shadbolt was born on 19 February 1947 in the Auckland suburb of Remuera. He lost his father in a flying accident in 1952. He was on the school council and appointed prefect. Shadbolt was a student of Rutherford College, Auckland. He attended the University of Auckland from 1966 to 1970. He took a year off in 1967 to work on the Manapouri Power Project in Southland. Tim was a member of the Auckland University Students Association executive and in the year 1972, he was the editor of Craccum, the weekly magazine produced by the Auckland University students. He became prominent in the Progressive Youth Movement and was arrested 33 times during political protests, most famously for using the word “bullshit” during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Tim Shadbolt Career
At the 1990 New Zealand general election Tim Shadbolt stood in the electorate of West Auckland (which incorporated Waitemata as an independent. Later that year, he unsuccessfully stood in a by-election for Mayor of Auckland City, polling a distant eighth place. he stood again for Mayor of Auckland City and also for Mayor of Dunedin, where he finished third place in both elections but performed marginally better in Dunedin after two years. Later that year, he stood in the Wellington Central by-election as an independent candidate, polling less than half a percentage point. In 1993, Shadbolt ran successfully for the position of Mayor of Invercargill.
In 1994, he contested the Selwyn by-election as a candidate for New Zealand First, but was placed fourth, and remained Mayor of Invercargill. Shadbolt was re-elected to the mayoralty and has remained the mayor ever since in the year 1998. In 2001, he appeared as a contestant on a celebrity special of The Weakest Link. In 2005, New Zealand Toastmasters awarded him the Communicator of the Year award. Shadbolt appeared on the comedy gameshow 7 Days as the guest participant in the round Yes, Minister in the year 2010. In 2012, Tim Shadbolt set the Guinness World Record for the longest television interview
Tim Shadbolt Personal Life
From his early marriage, Tim has one son. In the year 1970, he met his second wife, Miriam Cameron with whom he shares two sons. He was alleged repeated domestic violence by Miriam Cameron. The couple also got divorced three years later. Tim Shadbolt’s current partner is lawyer Asha Dutt and they have one son. He was knighted in the 2019 New Year Honours List as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. In June 2021, Shadbolt revealed that he had been diagnosed with muscle tension dysphonia.
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Tim’s Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth
|Real Name||Sir Timothy Richard Shadbolt|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– Not Known
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|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– Not Known
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|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||19 February 1947|
|Age (as in 2021)||74 Years|
|Birth Place||Auckland suburb of Remuera|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Auckland suburb of Remuera|
|School||Rutherford College, Auckland|
|College/University||University of Auckland|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some lesser-known facts about Tim Shadbolt
- Tim was arrested 33 times during political protests in the early 1970s.
- In 2005, New Zealand Toastmasters awarded him the Communicator of the Year award.
- In 2012, Shadbolt set the Guinness World Record for the longest television interview.
- He was knighted in the 2019 New Year Honours List as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
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