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Public Notice: Decision on the representation arrangements for the election of the New Plymouth District Council to be held on 8 October 2022

Date: 31 March 2022

Decision on the representation arrangements for the election of the New Plymouth District Council to be held on 8 October 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 New Plymouth District Council to be held on 8 October 2022.

In order to provide effective representation of communities of interest and fair representation for electors of New Plymouth District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 14 councillors elected as follows:

Ward/At-large

Councillors

Te Purutanga Mauri Pūmanawa Māori Ward

1

North General Ward

1

Kaitake-Ngāmotu General Ward

6

Kōhanga Moa General Ward

1

At-large

5

There will be community boards as follows:

Community Board

Elected members

Appointed members

Clifton Community Board

4

1, representing either the Te Purutanga Mauri Pūmanawa Māori Ward or the North General Ward

Waitara Community Board

4

1, representing either the Te Purutanga Mauri Pūmanawa Māori Ward or the North General Ward

Puketapu-Bell Block Community Board

4

1, representing the Kaitake-Ngāmotu General Ward

Inglewood Community Board

4

1, representing the Kōhanga Moa General Ward

Kaitake Community Board

4

1, representing the Kaitake-Ngāmotu General Ward

The Commission’s decision differs from the Council’s proposal by adjusting the boundary between the Clifton and Waitara Community Boards.

 

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

Penny Langley

Chief Executive