16 October 2019
Final results declared for the Horowhenua District Council 2019 elections
The final results were declared on Wednesday 16 October mid-afternoon, providing reassurance to the candidates who were
Horowhenua District Council Mayor-elect Bernie Wanden says he is looking forward to his new role.
“Now that we have the final results, I can start working with my fellow elected members towards our district’s exciting
Horowhenua District Council Chief Executive David Clapperton said he was delighted to see how many people in the
community got out to vote.
“Close to 13,000 people voted which is 54.57% of eligible voters and an increase of 3.57% compared to last election. As
a Council, we aim to ensure our community can have their say”.
On Tuesday Local Government New Zealand revealed Horowhenua District Council had the 13th highest voter turnout of all
the territorial authorities across the country, based on the preliminary results.
The next steps were for the new elected members to be sworn-in, at the Inaugural Council meeting on Wednesday 30 October
at 7pm, in Council Chambers.
“This will be live-streamed to Council’s website enabling our community to watch the ceremony”, Mr Clapperton said.
The Final Results for Horowhenua District Council and Foxton Community Board are below.
Horowhenua District Mayor Bernie Wanden
Kerekere Ward David Allan
Miranui Ward Robert Ketu
Levin Ward Victoria Kaye-Simmons
Waiopehu Ward Wayne Bishop
Foxton Community Board Tricia Metcalf
For the full final results please visit Council’s website www.horowhenua.govt.nz