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Public Notice: Decision on the representation arrangements for the election of the Hastings 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 Hastings 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 Hastings District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 15 councillors elected as follows:

Ward

Councillors

Takitimu Māori

3

Mohaka General

1

Heretaunga General

2

Flaxmere General

1

Hastings-Havelock North General

7

Kahurānaki General

1

There will be one community board as follows:

Community Board

Area

Subdivision

Elected members

Appointed members

Hastings District Rural

Mohaka and Kahurānaki  General Ward areas

Tūtira

Kaweka

Maraekākaho

Poukawa

1

1

1

1

3, being councillors representing the Mohaka General, Kahurānaki General, and Takitimu Māori Wards

 

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