Council & City

Declaration of result

The final result for the Palmerston North City Council elections held on Saturday 12 October.

Mayoralty

One mayor elected from six candidates.

Candidate

Affiliation

Status

Smith, Grant Independent Elected
     
Tuiono, Teanau Green Excluded
Asquith, Andy Independent Labour Group Excluded
Kikhounga-N’Got, P. Hussein   Excluded
Engu, Maruna (Donut Man)   Excluded
Barber, Ross Easton Team God, Theosophical Society Excluded

Grant Smith is declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 10,145. There were 46 informal votes and 837 blank votes.

Councillors: City-wide (at large)

Fifteen councillors elected from 27 candidates.

Candidate

Affiliation

Status

Utikere, Tangi   Elected
Findlay, Lew Independent Elected
Barrett, Brent Green  Elected
Bowen, Rachel Independent Elected
Naylor, Karen   Elected
Dennison, Vaughan   Elected
Baty, Susan   Elected
Handcock, Patrick (Pat)   Elected
Rutherford, Aleisha   Elected
Hapeta, Leonie Independent Elected
Johnson, Lorna Labour Elected
Meehan, Billy   Elected
Petrenas, Bruno   Elected
Dingwall, Renee Green Elected
Butt, Zulfiqar Labour Elected
     
Asquith, Andy Independent Labour Group Excluded
Lockwood, Latham  Independent  
O’Fee, Marty   Excluded
McCann, Duncan Independent Excluded
Kikhounga-N’Got, P. Hussein   Excluded
Byrnes, Nick   Excluded
Rahim, Atif Free Hearing Aids Campaign Excluded
Butler, Mel Vote For Mel, She’ll Serve You Well Excluded
Lane, David Independent Excluded
Te Papa, Nola   Excluded
Wilson, Nathan   Excluded
Dianu, Iulian Have A Voice Excluded

Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Zulfiqar Butt, Vaughan Dennison, Renee Dingwall, Lew Findlay, Patrick (Pat) Handcock, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Billy Meehan, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 1,209.89. There were 402 informal votes and 199 blank votes.

The voter return was 37.32%, being 20,836 voting papers, excluding special votes.

Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer
Palmerston North City Council
17 October 2019