The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.
Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?
21.2% Rates21.2% Complete
15% Housing15% Complete
14.2% Roads14.2% Complete
17% Public transport17% Complete
2.3% Water2.3% Complete
4.8% Waste4.8% Complete
7.5% Climate + environment7.5% Complete
13% Infrastructure13% Complete
4.9% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)4.9% Complete
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Wow! A huge thankyou to everyone who has given me their support! I have been re-elected to the Kaipātiki Local Board and the Shore Action team has been given a majority on the Board and a strong mandate.
A big congratulations to my Shore Action team mates Danielle Grant, Paula Gillon and Adrian Tyler who have been re-elected! And a warm welcome to Melanie Kenrick who will be a fantastic new board member!
Unfortunately the news is bitter-sweet as our team mate and great friend Anne-Elise Smithson hasn't made it back. This has been a huge shock to us and is a great loss for our team and the Local Board :(
Also congratulations to the other three members of the Local Board - Ann Hartley and newcomers Cindy Schmidt and Andrew Shaw who we are looking forward to getting to know better :)
Below are the Kaipātiki Local Board preliminary results. These include all votes except the special votes, which will be included in the final count on Thursday.
1. John Gillon (Shore Action), 11525 votes
2. Danielle Grant (Shore Action), 11245 votes
3. Paula Gillon (Shore Action), 10135 votes
4. Melanie Kenrick (Shore Action), 9473 votes
5. Cindy Schmidt (Kaipātiki Voice), 9324 votes
6. Ann Hartley (Kaipātiki Voice), 9323 votes
7. Adrian Tyler (Shore Action), 8842 votes
8. Andrew Shaw (Kaipātiki Voice), 7039 votes