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Hawke's Bay Reorganisation Poll

Published: Fri 18 Sep 2015 03:44 PM
Hawke's Bay Reorganisation Poll
Binding poll to decide on the proposal to establish a single
Hawke’s Bay Council for the Hawke’s Bay Region.
FINAL RESULT
I declare the result for the Hawke's Bay Reorganisation Poll held on Tuesday 15 September. I confirm that the
official result was determined after the scrutiny of the roll was completed, the validity of all special votes was
determined and all valid votes were counted.
Hawke's Bay Reorganisation Poll Votes Received %
FOR 23,359 33.43%
AGAINST 46,318 66.30%
INFORMAL 15
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 173
The voter return was 62.18%, being 69,865 voting papers.
The majority of those electors who voted in the poll voted AGAINST the proposal.
I therefore declare that the proposal to establish a single Hawke’s Bay Council for the Hawke’s Bay
Region was DEFEATED.
Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer
Hawke's Bay Reorganisation Poll
18 September 2015
The following analysis by component Council is provided:
Napier City
FOR 4,632 15.83%
AGAINST 24,553 83.92%
INFORMAL 5
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 67
The voter return was 67.29%.
Hastings District
FOR 15,639 51.54%
AGAINST 14,614 48.16%
INFORMAL 8
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 84
The voter return was 56.71%.
Wairoa District
FOR 457 11.62%
AGAINST 3,465 88.12%
INFORMAL 0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 10
The voter return was 69.35%.
Central Hawke’s Bay District
FOR 2,629 41.55%
AGAINST 3,684 58.23%
INFORMAL 2
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 12
The voter return was 65.50%.
Rangitikei District
FOR 2 50.00%
AGAINST 2 50.00%
INFORMAL 0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 0
The voter return was 33.33%.
Taupo District
FOR 0
AGAINST 0
INFORMAL 0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS

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