Judy Turner wins Whakatane District mayoralty

Judy Turner has been successful in winning the mayoralty of Whakatane District in the 2019 Local Body Elections. Judy, previously the Deputy Mayor of... Read More

Bay of Plenty Regional Council results are in

Progress election results for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council are now available. Tipene Marr has lost his Kohi Maori constituency seat to Toi Kai... Read More

Sandra Goudie wins Thames-Coromandel mayoralty

Incumbent Sandra Goudie has won the Thames-Coromandel mayoralty by nearly 3000 votes. With voting closed today at midday, progress results show that... Read More

Tenby Powell wins Tauranga Mayoralty

Tenby Powell has been elected as Tauranga city’s new Mayor, in progress results just announced on Saturday afternoon. This result is based upon... Read More

Garry Webber returns as mayor of Western Bay

Garry Webber has been successful in winning back the mayoralty for Western Bay of Plenty. Progress results for the 2019 Local Body Elections in the... Read More

When will the election results be out?

Voting has now closed for the Tauranga City Council, Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Bay of Plenty District Health Board and Bay of Plenty Regional... Read More

Vote now in person - not by post

Today is the last day to vote for Tauranga City Council, Western Bay District Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council and the Bay of Plenty District... Read More

Lots of hate around the Tauranga elections

Throughout New Zealand, local body elections for 2019 are currently taking place. In Tauranga, many people are taking to community pages on Facebook... Read More

No voting papers? Make a special vote

  Local Government New Zealand is urging anyone who hasn’t received voting papers in the mail to pop into their local council office or contact... Read More

Local election voter numbers down

People are being encouraged to hurry up and vote in the local body elections with votes closing on October 12. Tauranga City Council Electoral Officer... Read More

Event aims to inspire young voters

Young voters are being encouraged to attend a meet the mayoral candidates event. Hosted by the University of Waikato it aims to engage young people... Read More

Survey’s disappointment and delight

“Disappointed,” says Peter Malcolm of the income equality group, Closing the Gaps after a mixed response to its survey of local body candidates. “What... Read More

Let’s out vote the baby boomers

A group of driven Tauranga youth are calling on their peers to band together and outvote the older generation in upcoming local elections. The Tauranga... Read More

Disability trust grills candidates

A local trust is calling on the disabled community in Tauranga to make their voices heard at an upcoming mayoral candidate forum. Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Car, disease or voting system?

“STV? – standard traditional values, perhaps?” “STV - feel like I should know, but I don’t.” Tauranga local body... Read More