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

Date: 25 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 South Taranaki 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 South Taranaki District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 13 councillors elected as follows:

Ward

Councillors

Te Kūrae Māori Ward

1

Te Tai Tonga Māori Ward

1

Taranaki Coastal Ward

2

Eltham-Kaponga Ward

2

Te Hāwera Ward

5

Pātea Ward

2

There will be community boards as follows:

Community Board

Ward

Elected members

Appointed members

Taranaki Coastal

Taranaki Coastal

4

1

Eltham-Kaponga

Eltham-Kaponga

4

1

Te Hāwera

Te Hāwera

4

1

Pātea

Pātea

4

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