Other election results

I will update as they come in:

  • Tim Shadbolt has been re-elected in Invercargill with three times as many votes as Suzanne Prentice
  • Roly Ellis is the new Mayor of Tararua (the district not the cheese) with twice the votes of the closest rival
  • Winston Grey elected Kaikoura District Mayor easily
  • Kerry Burke failed to even make Council in Christchurch
  • Maureen Push elected Mayor of Westland District
  • David Ayers elected Mayor of Waimakariri
  • Aldo Miccio elected Mayor of Nelson
  • Angus McKay (well done Angus) elected Mayor of Ashburton, beating the incumbent by 1,300 votes
  • Julie Hardaker has beaten Bob Simcock by 800 votes to become Mayor of Hamilton – Simcock had a 30% lead at the end of August.Lisa Lewis got 951 votes – were they all men?
  • Barbara Arnott returned as Mayor of Napier
  • Peter Butler Mayor of Central Hawke’s Bay District
  • In Taupo incumbent Rick Copper leads Mark Burton by 139 votes with 300 to count. Should be okay – thank God. And congrats to Anna Kirk for getting elected to Council.
  • Les Probert wins in Wairoa
  • In Stratford Roger Hignett beats John Campbell 651 to 649. Recount I suspect!
  • Harry Duynhoven has been elected Mayor of New Plymouth by 1,700 votes
  • Ray Wallace has beaten David Ogden by 5,000 votes in Lower Hutt
  • Kevin Winters re-elected in Rotorua by 4,400 votes
John Key’s smile only goes so far.
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