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Napier City Council Local Body Elections

The local authority elections are held every three years, and give you the chance to vote for the Mayor, local council, and District Health Board. The last election was held on 8 October 2016 and the next election will be held on 8 October 2019.

View the final results here.

The final nominations for Napier City Council 2016 Triennial Elections are:

Position Name Email
Mayor (1 vacancy) Bill Dalton bill@dalton.nz
Ahuriri Ward (1 vacancy) Larry Dallimore (Independent) larryd@xtra.co.nz
  David George david.george.napiernz@gmail.com
  Mark Herbert (Independent) markhh@xtra.co.nz
Onekawa-Tamatea Ward (1 vacancy) Annette Brosnan (Working for us) brosnan.annette@hotmail.co.nz
Nelson Park Ward (2 vacancies) Maxine Boag (Working Together) m.boag@xtra.co.nz
  Mark Hamilton mark@alexanderconstruction.co.nz
  Grant Hammond (Independent) granthammond2115@gmail.com
  Api Tapine (Working Together) apiata.tapine@gmail.com
Taradale Ward (2 vacancies) Graeme K Taylor (Independent) gm@ndmt.co.nz
  David Trim david@dtaonline.co.nz
  Tania Wright (Independent) yeahwright@maxnet.co.nz
Council at Large (6 vacancies) Steve Gibson stay@fernmotel.co.nz
  Martin Good martin@thehits.co.nz
  Claire Hague clairehague7@gmail.com
  David Hannay (Forward Together) hangingtree@slingshot.co.nz
  Tony Jeffery tonyjeffery@xtra.co.nz
  Richard McGrath krmcgrath@xtra.co.nz
  Maryanne Marsters maryrubenmarsters@gmail.com
  Andy Mason (Representing Napier's Youth) andy-mason@hotmail.com
  Keith Price (Independent) keithamy13@gmail.com
  Michelle Pyke (Independent) pyke.michelle@gmail.com
  Faye White faye_white@xtra.co.nz
  Kirsten Wise (Independent) kirsten@bwaccounting.co.nz

 For information about each candidate and voting go to the Candidate Information Booklet.

Mayor Bill Dalton has been elected unopposed and Councillor Annette Brosnan is unopposed for the Onekawa-Tamatea Ward.

The Election timetable is listed below.

Election Day - voting closes at 12 noon.
Preliminary results announced.
Saturday 8 October
Declaration and Public notice of results Between 13 - 19 October
Return of election expenses and donations forms By Wednesday 14 December

Special Voting

Special Votes are available to electors:

  • whose names do not appear on the Final Electoral Roll, but who qualify as electors, ie the elector has enrolled after the closing of the roll
  • who did not receive a voting paper previously posted to them
  • who spoil or damage a voting paper previously posted to them
  • who are on the unpublished roll

Special Votes can be posted directly out to electors. Requests for the voting papers can be made at Napier City Council. The completed voting papers however, must be returned to the Electoral Officer in the envelope supplied.

Special Votes require the completion of a statutory declaration. This is a legal requirement and a protection for electors against possible duplicate voting.

If an elector requests a Special Vote and is not on the Parliamentary Roll (e.g. just turned 18 years of age), the person must enrol at any Post Shop during normal business hours. Special Vote Declarations are forwarded to Registrars of Electors for verification that the elector is eligible and has enrolled as a Parliamentary elector.

NOTE: Special Votes cannot be collected by candidates or their assistants for distribution to electors.

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