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

Date: 7 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 Horowhenua 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 Horowhenua District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 12 councillors elected as follows:

Ward

Councillors

Horowhenua Māori

2

Kere Kere General

2

Miranui General

1

Levin General

5

Waiopehu General

2

There will be a Te Awahou Foxton Community Board comprising five elected members and two members appointed to the community board by the council.

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