Peter Beggs talks with Chronicle reporter Lucy Drake about his career, future council projects and a new era for the Rangitikei.

A fresh face to the region and a fresh start in his career is how you might sum up Peter Beggs' arrival in the Rangitikei.

Beggs is just two weeks into his job and says he is loving it.

Seeing diverse, passionate people striving for success and prosperity in their community had him hooked, he said.


"The aspiration of the council was the thing that led me to really pursue the Rangitikei opportunity."

He said it was an opportunity