2019 Wellington local elections

The 2019 Wellington local elections are part of the wider 2019 New Zealand local elections, to elect members to sub-national councils and boards. The Wellington elections cover one regional council (the Greater Wellington Regional Council), eight territorial authority (city and district) councils, three district health boards, and various local boards and licensing trusts.[1]

2019 Wellington local elections

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Greater Wellington Regional CouncilEdit

Councillors standing downEdit

By July 2019 four councillors had announced that they would not be standing for re-election to the Wellington Regional Council; Sue Kedgley, Chris Laidlaw, Ian McKinnon and Paul Swain. The GWRC has been "under fire" for changes to the bus services, particularly in Wellington city.[2]

Kapiti Coast constituency (1)Edit

  • Penny Gaylor
  • Neil Mackay

Te Awa Kairangi ki Uta/Upper Hutt constituency (1)Edit

  • Ros Connelly
  • Mark Crofskey
  • Bill Hammond
  • Steve Pattinson

Wairarapa constituency (1)Edit

  • Pim Borren
  • Richard Moore
  • Adrienne Staples

Porirua-Tawa constituency (2)Edit

  • Jenny Brash
  • Barbara Donaldson
  • Chris Kirk-Burnnand
  • Vaughn Liley
  • Phillip Marshall (Labour)
  • Natalie Repia
  • Roger Watkin

Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai/Lower Hutt constituency (3)Edit

  • Leonie Dobbs
  • Peter Glensor
  • Ken Laban
  • Pue Lamason
  • David Ogden
  • Josh van Lier

Poneke/Wellington constituency (5)Edit

  • Roger Blakeley
  • Gavin Bruce
  • Tony de Lorenzo
  • Jill Ford
  • Alexander Garside
  • Glenda Hughes (Wellington Party)
  • Tony Jansen
  • John Klaphake
  • Anand Kochunny
  • David Lee
  • Yvonne Legarth
  • Troy Mihaka (Wellington Party)
  • Deane Milne
  • Thomas Nash (Green)
  • Philip O'Brien (Wellington Party)
  • Bryce Pender
  • Daran Ponter (Labour)
  • Phil Quin
  • Victoria Rhodes-Carlin
  • Helene Ritchie
  • Lesleigh Salinger
  • Sam Somers
  • Ray Wilson

Kapiti Coast District CouncilEdit

Porirua City CouncilEdit

Upper Hutt City CouncilEdit

Mayor (1)Edit

  • Wayne Guppy
  • Angela McLeod
  • Steve Taylor

Councillors (10)Edit

  • Michael Anderson
  • Dylan Bentley
  • Chris Carson
  • Luke Cooke
  • Ted Cooper
  • Blair Griffiths
  • Michael Hurle
  • Harry Dale Kent
  • Paul Lambert
  • Rebecca Macann
  • Glenn McArthur
  • Angela McLeod
  • D J McNicholas
  • Heather Newell
  • Michael Newell
  • Hellen Swales
  • Steve Taylor
  • Paul Thompson
  • Tracy Ultra
  • Dave Wheeler

[3]

Hutt City CouncilEdit

Mayor (1)Edit

  • James Anderson
  • Campbell Barry (Labour)
  • George MacKay
  • David Smith
  • Ray Wallace

Councillors – at-large (6)Edit

  • James Anderson
  • Campbell Barry (Labour)
  • Josh Briggs
  • Brady Dyer
  • Simon Edwards
  • Michael Gray
  • Deborah Hislop
  • Tesh Kells
  • Michael Lulich
  • George MacKay
  • Chris Norton (Green)
  • Ashok Neil Parbhu
  • Joshua Peauafi
  • Shazly Rasheed
  • Naomi Shaw
  • Phil Sprey
  • Kamiria Mid Thomas-Savelio
  • Gabriel Tupou
  • Karen Yung

Councillor – Central ward (1)Edit

Incumbent councillor David Bassett was re-elected unopposed.

Councillor – Eastern ward (1)Edit

  • Glenda Barratt
  • Andy Mitchell

Councillor – Harbour ward (1)Edit

  • Tui Lewis
  • Simon Monrad
  • Gavin Murphy

Councillor – Northern ward (1)Edit

  • Casey Diver
  • Julie Englebretsen
  • Leigh Sutton

Councillor – Wainuiomata ward (1)Edit

  • Keri Brown (Labour)
  • Anania Randell

Councillor – Western ward (1)Edit

  • Margaret Cousins
  • Chris Milne
  • Chris Parkin

[4]

Wellington City CouncilEdit

Incumbents in bold[5]

MayorEdit

Mayor (1 vacancy)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Diane Calvert
Independent Jenny Condie
Independent Andrew Cox
Independent Andy Foster
Independent Norbert Hausberg
Independent Conor Hill
Labour Justin Lester
Independent Don McDonald
Independent Ajay Rathod
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Motukairangi/Eastern WardEdit

Eastern Ward (3 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Chris Calvi-Freeman
Independent Steph Edlin
Green Sarah Free
Labour Teri O'Neill
Independent Bernard O'Shaughnessy
Independent Ajay Rathod
The Wellington Party Sean Rush
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Incumbent Simon Marsh is not running for re-election.

Paekawakawa/Southern WardEdit

Southern Ward (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fleur Fitzsimons
Green Laurie Foon
Independent Humphrey Hanley
Independent Thomas Morgan
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Incumbent David Lee is not running for re-election.

Pukehīnau/Lambton WardEdit

Lambton Ward (3 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Dawson
Independent Shan Ng
Independent Lee Orchard
Green Iona Pannett
Independent Tamatha Paul
Independent Harry Smith
Independent Nicola Young
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Takapū/Northern WardEdit

Northern Ward (3 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
The Wellington Party John Apanowicz
Independent Jenny Condie
Independent Jill Day
Labour Peter Gilberd
Independent Tracy Hurst-Porter
Independent John Peters
Independent Graeme Sawyer
Independent Malcolm Sparrow
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Wharangi/Onslow-Western WardEdit

Onslow-Western Ward (3 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Rohan Biggs
Independent Diane Calvert
Independent Ray Chung
Independent Andy Foster
Independent Conor Hill
Labour Rebecca Matthews
Green Richard McIntosh
Independent Michelle Rush
Independent Simon Woolf
Informal votes
Majority
Turnout

Masterton District CouncilEdit

Mayor (1)Edit

  • Cory Burling
  • Graeme Farr
  • Tina Nixon
  • Lyn Patterson

Councillors (10)Edit

  • Gary Caffell
  • Deborah Davidson
  • Brent Gare
  • Carys Gibbs
  • David Holmes
  • Jonathan Hooker
  • Peter James
  • Bex Johnson
  • Ronald Karaitiana
  • Donna Laing
  • John Lapslie
  • Britt Leveridge
  • Frazer Mailman
  • Graham McClymont
  • Isabella McClymont
  • Tim Nelson
  • Tina Nixon
  • Chris Peterson
  • Sandy Ryan
  • David Wright

[6]

Carterton District CouncilEdit

Mayor (1)Edit

  • Bernard Bottrill
  • Graeme Farr
  • Jill Greathead
  • Greg Lang

Councillors (8)Edit

  • Dalina Armstrong
  • Steffen Bertram
  • Bernard Bottrill
  • Roger Boulter
  • Ruth Carter
  • Robyn Cherry-Campbell
  • Steve Cretney
  • Brian Deller
  • John Fairbrother
  • Jill Greathead
  • Jenna Hagan
  • Russell Keys
  • Douge Mende
  • Hank Optland
  • Mike Osborne
  • Marty Sebire
  • Ron Shaw
  • Rob Stockley
  • Rebecca Vergunst
  • Justus Verheij
  • Dale Williams

[7]

South Wairarapa District CouncilEdit

Mayor (1)Edit

  • Beijen Alex
  • Graeme Farr
  • Dayle Harwood
  • Viv Napier

Councillors – Greytown ward (3)Edit

  • James Bicknall
  • Rebecca Fox
  • Leigh Hay
  • Alistair Plimmer
  • Warren Woodgyer

Councillors – Featherston ward (3)Edit

  • Garrick Emms
  • Colin Olds
  • Ross Vickery
  • Brenda West

Councillors – Martinborough ward (3)Edit

  • Pam Colenso
  • Daphne Geisler
  • Jason Jackson
  • Brian Jepson
  • Pip Maynard

[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About your 2019 local elections". 14 January 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Fourth Wellington regional councillor drops out of local elections". Stuff (Fairfax). 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Final Nominations for Upper Hutt City Council 2019 Triennial Elections". www.electionz.com. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Candidates". www.huttcity.govt.nz. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Nominated Candidates". Wellington City Council. 19 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Final Nominations for Masterton District Council 2019 Triennial Elections". www.electionz.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Final Nominations for Carterton District Council 2019 Triennial Elections". www.electionz.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Final Nominations for South Wairarapa District Council 2019 Triennial Elections". www.electionz.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.