Coast Community Board(four vacancies)
Te Whanau a Apanui
As the number of candidates does not exceed the number of vacancies, Spike COLLIER, Tiaki PARATA, Linda STEEL and Allen WAENGA are duly declared elected members of the Coast Community Board.
Order of candidate names
The Ōpōtiki District Council adopted under regulation 31 of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 that candidate names appeared in alphabetical order on the voting documents.
Māori wards poll
In addition to the above elections, a non-binding poll of electors was held on whether Māori wards should be established for the Ōpōtiki District Council.
Issuing of voting documents
Voting documents were posted to electors from Friday, 16 September 2022.
Return of voting documents
Voting documents needed to be returned no later than noon, Saturday, 8 October 2022 to the electoral officer.
Voting documents could also be returned by post or hand delivered at the Ōpōtiki District Council office, 108 St John Street, Ōpōtiki between Friday, 16 September 2022 and Friday, 7 October 2022 during normal office hours, and Saturday, 8 October 2022 between 9.00am – noon.
Special voting in terms of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 was able to be exercised at the above council office and times.
A person could apply to enrol as either a residential or ratepayer elector right up to and including Friday, 7 October 2022 – the day before the close of voting.
Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer
Ōpōtiki District Council
108 St John Street, Ōpōtiki
17 August 2022