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Public Notice: Decision on the representation arrangements for the election of the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council to be held on 8 October 2022

Date: 31 March 2022

In accordance with section 19R of the Local Electoral Act 2001, the Local Government Commission has determined the representation arrangements for the election of the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council to be held on 8 October 2022.

In order to provide effective representation of communities of interest and fair representation for electors of Manawatū-Whanganui Region, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise 14 councillors elected as follows:

Constituency

Councillors

Raki Māori Constituency

1

Tonga Māori Constituency

1

Ruapehu General Constituency

1

Whanganui General Constituency

2

Manawatū-Rangitīkei General Constituency

2

Palmerston North General Constituency

4

Horowhenua General Constituency

2

Tararua General Constituency

1

 

The Commission’s decision upholds the council’s decision.

 

The determination is available on the Commission’s website: https://www.lgc.govt.nz/representation-reviews/current-determinations/

Penny Langley

Chief Executive