2022 Elections

DECLARATION OF RESULT

 

The final result for the Ōtorohanga District Council elections held on Saturday 8th October is as follows.

Mayor                                                                         Votes Received
BAXTER, Max  1,455
JEFFRIES, C.E. (Kit)   1,351
INFORMAL                                                        0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS    40

Max BAXTER is declared elected.                                                 

Kāwhia-Tihiroa Ward (2 vacancies) Votes Received
WILLIAMS, Annette   510
JEFFRIES, C.E. (KIT)   494
MAHARA, James  340
INFORMAL                                                              0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS  15

 C.E. (KIT) JEFFRIES and Annette WILLIAMS are declared elected.

Waipā Ward (1 vacancy)        Votes Received
JOHNSON, Roy 254
GADD, Neville (Getting It Done) 119
INFORMAL                                                              0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 4

Roy JOHNSON is declared elected.

Ōtorohanga Ward (2 vacancies)   Votes Received
CHRISTISON, Katrina    486
HUGHES, Steve  466
COVENTRY, Peter  367
INFORMAL                                                              0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 14

Katrina CHRISTISON and Steve HUGHES are declared elected.

Rangiātea Māori Ward (2 vacancies)   Votes Received
TAMAKI, Jaimee  190
WILLISON, Roy   190
HEMARA, Donna  119
TĀNE, Wikitoria 111
MORGAN, Gabrielle Kuiahine 88
INFORMAL                                                              2
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 12

Jaimee TAMAKI and Roy WILLISON are declared elected.

Ōtorohanga Community Board (4 vacancies) Votes Received
BUTCHER, Jo 638
MULLER, Tori (Koroheke) 554
* CHRISTISON, Katrina (Withdrawn)   533
BROWN-MERRIN, Kat  503
COVENTRY, Peter  450
GADD, Neville (Getting it Done) 398
ERIKSON, Michelle  168
INFORMAL                                                              0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 29

(*Section 88A of the Local Electoral Act provides that if a person is declared to be elected as a member of the council, and that person is also declared to be elected as a member of a community board, that person must be treated as having vacated office as a member of the community board.)

 

Kat BROWN-MERRIN, Jo BUTCHER, Peter COVENTRY and Tori (Koroheke) MULLER are declared elected.

 

The voter return was 44.05%, being 2,801 votes, excluding special votes.

 

Elections were not required for the following positions.

 

Kio Kio-Korakonui Ward (1 vacancy)

As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Rodney DOW is declared elected.

 

Aotea Community Subdivision of the Kāwhia Community Board (1 vacancy)

As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Geoff GOOD is declared elected.

 

Kāwhia Community Subdivision of the Kāwhia Community Board (3 vacancies)

As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Ken BRIGGS, Dave WALSH and Hinga WHIU are declared elected.

 

Wharepuhunga Ward (1 vacancy)

As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Cathy PRENDERGAST is declared elected.

 

Warwick Lampp

Electoral Officer

Ōtorohanga District Council

13 October 2022

 

 

Return of Electoral Donations and Expenses

Mayor Kāwhia - Tihiroa Ward Ōtorohanga Ward
Kio Kio - Korakonui Ward Rangiātea Ward Wāipa Ward
Wharepuhunga Ward    
Ōtorohanga Community Board    
Kāwhia Community Subdivision Aotea Community Subdivision