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Public notice: Decision on the representation arrangements for the election of the Christchurch City Council to be held on 8 October 2022

Date: 6 December 2021

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 Christchurch City Council to be held on 8 October 2022.

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

The Council will comprise a mayor and 16 councillors elected as follows:

 

Ward

Councillors

Harewood Ward

1

Waimairi Ward

1

Papanui Ward

1

Fendalton Ward

1

Innes Ward

1

Burwood Ward

1

Coastal Ward

1

Hornby Ward

1

Halswell Ward

1

Riccarton Ward

1

Spreydon Ward

1

Central Ward

1

Cashmere Ward

1

Linwood Ward

1

Heathcote Ward

1

Banks Peninsula Ward

1

 

There will be community boards as follows:

 

Community Board

Ward/

Subdivision*

Elected members

Appointed members

Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula Community Board

Akaroa Subdivision

2

The councillor elected from the Banks Peninsula Ward

Lyttleton Subdivision

2

Mt Herbert Subdivision

2

Wairewa Subdivision

1

Waitai Coastal-Burwood-Linwood Community Board

Burwood

2

The councillors elected from the Coastal, Burwood and Linwood Wards

Coastal

2

Linwood

2

Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

Fendalton

2

The councillors elected from the Fendalton, Waimairi and Harewood Wards

Harewood

2

Waimairi

2

Waipuna Hornby-Halswell-Riccarton Community Board

Halswell

2

The councillors elected from the Hornby, Halswell and Riccarton Wards

Hornby

2

Riccarton

2

Waipapa Papanui-Innes-Central Community Board

Central

2

The councillors elected from the Papanui, Innes and Central Wards

Innes

2

Papanui

2

Waihoro Spreydon-Cashmere-Heathcote Community Board

Cashmere

2

The councillors elected from the Spreydon, Cashmere and Heathcote Wards

Heathcote

2

Spreydon

2

 

The Commission’s decision differs from the Council’s proposal:

  • The part of the Hornby Ward located south-east of the Southern Motorway (the Copper Ridge subdivision) has been moved into the Halswell Ward;
  • The part of the Harewood Ward located between Old West Coast Road and West Coast Road has been moved into the Hornby Ward.

 

Copies of the Commission’s determination may be obtained by contacting the Commission through the following:

 

Phone: (04) 460 2228

email: info@lgc.govt.nz

PO Box 5362, Wellington, 6145.

 

The determination is available on the Commission’s website: www.lgc.govt.nz

 

Penny Langley

Chief Executive Officer