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

Date: 30 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 Far North 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 Far North District, the Commission has determined that:

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

Ward

Councillors

Ngā Tai o Tokerau Māori Ward

4

Te Hiku General Ward

2

Kaikohe-Hokianga General Ward

1

Bay of Islands-Whangaroa General Ward

3

There will be three community boards as follows:

Community Board

Community board area covers

Subdivision

Elected members

Appointed members

Te Hiku

Te Hiku General Ward

North Cape

1

1

 

 

Whatuwhiwhi

1

 

 

 

Doubtless Bay

1

 

 

 

Kaitāia

3

 

Kaikohe-Hokianga

Kaikohe-Hokianga General Ward

North Hokianga

1

1

 

 

South Hokianga

2

 

 

 

Kaikohe

3

 

Bay of Islands-Whangaroa

Bay of Islands-Whangaroa General Ward

Whangaroa

1

1

 

 

Waipapa

1

 

 

 

Kerikeri

2

 

 

 

Paihia

1

 

 

 

Russell-Opua

1

 

 

 

Kawakawa-Moerewa

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 Officer