Council elections 2013

Pre-election report

The final result for the Hastings District Council elections held on Saturday 12 October is as follows:


Mayor                                                                               Votes received
YULE, Lawrence                                                                  11,516
BRADSHAW, Wayne Lindsay                                               6,119
NIXON, Simon                                                                         4,859
INFORMAL 38
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 640
Lawrence YULE is declared elected.
 
Heretaunga Ward (2 vacancies)                                 Votes received
HEAPS, Rodney                                                                     1,966
LYONS, George                                                                     1,670
REDSTONE, Ann                                                                   1,563
MCKENZIE, Richard                                                              1,161
INFORMAL 6
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 161
Rodney HEAPS and George LYONS are declared elected.

Hastings-Havelock North Ward (8 vacancies)      Votes received
BOWERS, Cynthia                                                                 8,526
HAZLEHURST, Sandra                                                        8,381
WATKINS, Kevin Victor                                                          8,260
BRADSHAW, Wayne Lindsay                                              8,033
DIXON, Malcolm                                                                     7,668
NIXON, Simon                                                                        7,631
ROIL, John                                                                              7,023
PIERCE, Adrienne                                                                 6,396
HENDERSON, Scott                                                             6,019
MILLINGTON, Sarah                                                             5,364
INFORMAL 19
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 374
Cynthia BOWERS, Wayne Lindsay BRADSHAW, Malcolm DIXON, Sandra HAZLEHURST, Simon NIXON, Adrienne PIERCE, John ROIL and Kevin Victor WATKINS are declared elected.

Kahuranaki Ward (1 vacancy)                                  Votes received
LESTER, Mick                                                                      1,063
MACKINTOSH, David                                                             846
INFORMAL 0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 105
Mick LESTER is declared elected.
 
Hastings Flouride Poll                                                Votes received
FOR                                                                                          9,947
AGAINST                                                                                  5,857
INFORMAL 7
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 584
The Hastings Fluoride Poll is declared CARRIED.
 
The voter return was 44.38%, being 22,904 voting papers, excluding special votes.

Returns of election expenses

Representation decision

To see details of the decision, view The Local Government Commission’s decision (PDF 87 KB)

Hastings District Council wards

For the 2013 and 2016 elections the Hastings District Council comprises the following wards:
  • Hastings-Havelock North Ward - 8 councillors
  • Flaxmere Ward - 2 councillors
  • Heretaunga Ward - 2 councillors
  • Mohaka Ward - 1 councillor
  • Kahuranaki Ward - 1 councillor
The boundaries are:
For further enquiries, please contact the Council’s Electoral Officer, Richard Palmer, on phone (06) 871 5000 or email richardp@hdc.govt.nz

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