RESULTS

How many votes are in?

View the PDF below to see the current voting paper return rate by ward for the 2016 local body elections.

Final results

Progress results

Preliminary results
Tables of final results can be found below. 

Mayor (1)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
CATHRO, Brian Independent 101 2010
DEACON, John 102 874
HAYES, Wally 103 3453
NICHOLS, Donna Independent 104 1708
SANSON, Allan Independent 105 5383 1
INFORMAL 106 37
BLANK 107 383

Awaroa ki Tuakau Ward (2)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
CHURCH, Jacqui Independent 201 1695 1
ELLIS, Rosalie 202 589
HENDERSON, Stephanie 203 989 2
INFORMAL 204 20
BLANK 205 70

Onewhero-Te Akau Ward (1)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
MAIN, Bronwyn Independent 221 747 1
NGATAKI, Kandi 222 329
INFORMAL 223 0
BLANK 224 72

Eureka Ward (1)

Rob McGuire (Elected Unopposed)

Hukanui-Waerenga Ward (1)

Dynes Fulton (Elected Unopposed)

Huntly Ward (2)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
COTTER, Logan Friendship House 301 484
LYNCH, Shelley 302 1288 1
MCINALLY, Frank 303 983 2
STEWART, Sandra 304 721
INFORMAL 305 0
BLANK 306 58

Newcastle Ward (1)

Noel Smith (Elected Unopposed)

Ngaruawahia Ward (2)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
DEACON, John 321 496
DODDS, Charles 322 177
GIBB, Janet 323 907 2
PATTERSON, Eugene 324 950 1
SOLOMON, Moera Rose 325 684
WHETU, James 326 726
INFORMAL 327 6
BLANK 328 39

Raglan Ward (1)

Lisa Thomson (Elected Unopposed)

Whangamarino Ward (1 )

Jan Sedgwick (Elected Unopposed)

Tamahere Ward (1)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
JEPSEN, Aksel Bech 381 817 1
NICHOLS, Donna Independent 382 619
INFORMAL 383 2
BLANK 384 71

Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board (6)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
CAMERON, Bruce 461 1187 1
CONROY, Caroline 462 702 6
HENDERSON, Phillip 463 661
JACKSON, Shaun 464 976 3
PETERSEN, Lionel Independent 465 965 4
PETERSEN-BRAMBLEY, Jasmine Independent 466 572
REEVE, Vern 467 806 5
REID, Murray 468 608
WATSON, Bronwyn 469 1030 2
INFORMAL 470 2
BLANK 471 47

Huntly Community Board (6)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
BREDENBECK, Kim 481 855 3
FARRAR, Ron 482 816 5
LAMB, Denise 483 753 6
LANGLANDS, Katrina 484 974 1
MCINALLY, Frank 485 844 4
MICHIE, Tina 486 634
REES, Corey 487 861 2
STEWART, Sandra 488 713
TIMOTHY, Hine 489 592
INFORMAL 490 5
BLANK 491 20

Taupiri Community Board (6)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
CLEWLOW, Ken 501 45
GOUK, Elva 502 31
LOVELL, Dorothy 503 90 3
LOVELL, Howard 504 111 1
MORLEY, Joanne 505 64 5
ORMSBY COCUP, Sharnay 506 95 2
ROSS, Julie 507 51 6
VAN DAM, Rudy 508 77 4
INFORMAL 509 0
BLANK 510 1

Ngaruawahia Community Board (6)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
AYERS, Jack Hector 521 670
DIAMOND, Wendy 522 899 3
DODDS, Charles 523 497
KIRKWOOD, Rongo 524 840 4
MORGAN, Kiri 525 937 2
RALPH, Andy 526 584
SHERSON, Bryce Joseph 527 702 6
STEVENS, Jane 528 729 5
WHETU, James 529 1034 1
INFORMAL 530 10
BLANK 531 38

Raglan Community Board (6)

Candidate Affiliation Candidate No Votes Received Rank
HAWORTH, PJ 541 633 4
KEREOPA, Rangi 542 659 2
MACLEOD, Bob Raglan Residents & Ratepayers 543 643 3
OOSTEN, Tony 544 449 6
PARSON, Gabrielle 545 549 5
THOMSON, Lisa Independent 546 746 1
VINK, Alan 547 343
INFORMAL 548 1
BLANK 549 33

2016 candidates and electoral donations and expenses returns

Click on the candidate names below to view their electoral donations and expenses returns.

Mayor for the Waikato District Council (1 vacancy)
Brian Cathro (Independent)
John Deacon
Wally Hayes
Donna Nichols (Independent)
Allan Sanson (Independent)

Councillor for the Awaroa ki Tuakau Ward (2 vacancies)
Jacqui Church (Independent)
Rosalie Ellis
Stephanie Henderson

Councillor for the Eureka Ward (1 vacancy)
Rob McGuire (Elected Unopposed)

Councillor for the Hukanui-Waerenga Ward (1 vacancy)
Dynes Fulton (Elected Unopposed)

Councillor for the Huntly Ward (2 vacancies)
Logan Cotter (Friendship House)
Shelley Lynch
Frank McInally
Sandra Stewart

Councillor for the Newcastle Ward (1 vacancy)
Noel Smith (Elected Unopposed)

Councillor for the Ngaruawahia Ward (2 vacancies)
John Deacon
Charles Dodds
Janet Gibb
Eugene Patterson
Moera Rose Solomon
James Whetu

Councillor for the Onewhero-Te Akau Ward (1 vacancy)
Bronwyn Main (Independent)
Kandi Ngataki

Councillor for the Raglan Ward (1 vacancy)
Lisa Thomson (Elected Unopposed)

Councillor for the Tamahere Ward (1 vacancy)
Aksel Bech Jepsen
Donna Nichols (Independent)

Councillor for the Whangamarino Ward (1 vacancy)
Jan Sedgwick (Elected Unopposed)

Member for the Huntly Community Board (6 vacancies)
Kim Bredenbeck
Ron Farrar
Denise Lamb
Katrina Langlands
Frank McInally
Tina Michie
Corey Rees
Sandra Stewart
Hine Timothy

Member for the Ngaruawahia Community Board (6 vacancies)
Jack Hector Ayers
Wendy Diamond
Charles Dodds
Rongo Kirkwood
Kiri Morgan
Andy Ralph
Bryce Joseph Sherson
Jane Stevens
James Whetu

Member of Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board (6 vacancies)
Bruce Cameron
Caroline Conroy
Phillip Henderson
Shaun Jackson
Lionel Petersen (Independent)
Jasmine Petersen-Brambley (Independent)
Vern Reeve
Murray Reid
Bronwyn Watson

Member for the Raglan Community Board (6 vacancies)
PJ Haworth
Rangi Kereopa
Bob MacLeod (Raglan Residents & Ratepayers)
Tony Oosten
Gabrielle Parson
Lisa Thomson
Alan Vink

Member for the Taupiri Community Board (6 vacancies)
Ken Clewlow
Elva Gouk
Dorothy Lovell
Howard Lovell
Joanne Morley
Sharnay Ormsby CocupSharnay Ormsby Cocup
Julie Ross
Rudy Van Dam

Member for the Te Kauwhata Licensing Trust (6 vacancies)
Alastair Cullen
Gerald Jackson
Nireen Jefferis
Pip Prattley
Mohan Singh

Ward Map

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Governance structure

Not sure how all the different roles of Council fit together? Find out using our governance structure graphic.

Community boards overview

There are five Community Boards in the Waikato District. Use our Community Board Map to find where these are located.