Results of Community Board By-election Confirmed

The results of the Hanmer Springs Community Board by-election have been confirmed, with Graham Frith receiving 218 of the 322 votes received resulting in his election as a new member of the Board.

A by-election was held on Saturday 17 February 2018 to fill an extraordinary vacancy for one member of the Community Board.  Nominations for the position opened on 23 November 2017, and two were received, triggering a formal election process.

Graham says he is looking forward to bringing his knowledge and thoughts about how he would like to see Hanmer Springs develop further to the Board.

“I am honoured that the Hanmer Springs community has chosen me to represent them on the Community Board.  As they know, I am passionate about our area of the Hurunui, and I will continue to work towards ensuring the village retains the values we all love.

Hanmer Springs Ward Councillor, Jason Fletcher, has passed on his congratulations to Graham on behalf of the council.

“We welcome Graham to the Hanmer Springs Community Board and look forward to working with him in order to get positive results for our Hanmer Springs community.  I’m sure he will serve his community well.”