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

Date: 18 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 Ōtorohanga 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 Ōtorohanga District, the Commission has determined that:

The Council will comprise a mayor and 9 councillors elected as follows:

Ward

Councillors

Rangiātea Māori Ward

2

Kāwhia/Tihiroa General Ward

2

Kio Kio/Korakonui General Ward

1

Ōtorohanga General Ward

2

Waipā General Ward

1

Wharepuhunga General Ward

1

There will be community boards as follows:

Community Board Ward Subdivision Elected members Appointed members
Ōtorohanga Community Board Ōtorohanga General Ward   4 2
Kāwhia Community Board Kāwhia/Tihiroa General Ward Kāwhia 3 1
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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