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

Date: 6 April 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 Whakatane 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 Whakatane District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 10 councillors elected as follows:

Ward

Councillors

Rangitāiki Māori

1

Kapu te rangi Māori

1

Toi ki Uta Māori

1

Rangitāiki General

2

Whakatāne-Ōhope General

4

Te Urewera General

1

There will be community boards as follows:

Community Board

Ward area

Subdivision

Elected members

Appointed members

Rangitāiki

Rangitāiki General Ward

 

6

1

Whakatāne-Ōhope

Whakatāne-Ōhope General

 

6

1

Tāneatua

Te Urewera General

 

6

1

Murupara

Te Urewera General

Galatea-Waiohau

2

1

 

 

Murupara

3

 

 

 

Te Urewera

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