Hanmer Springs by-election 2017-2018
A by-election will be held on Saturday 17 February 2018 to fill an extraordinary vacancy for one member of the Hanmer Springs Community Board. The vacancy has arisen from the recent resignation of Chris Preston.
23 November 2017 - nominations open / electoral roll opens
22 December 2017 - nominations close at 12noon / electoral roll closes
- 2 nominations have been received and these will be publicly notified in January 2018. Click here for further information.
27 December 2017
- If only one candidate and election not required, then a public notice declaring the election result will be published
- If more than one candidate and election required, then a public notice of the day of election and candidates’ names will be published
26 - 31 January 2018 - delivery of voting papers
17 February 2018 - Polling day - voting closes at 12noon / announcement of preliminary results
20 February 2018 - declaration and public notice of final results
Nominations for the above position open on Friday 24 Novemberand must be made on the official nomination form available from the Hurunui District Library, 111 Carters Road. Amberley or the Hanmer Library/Service Centre, Cnr Amuri Ave and Cheltenham St, Hanmer Springs or online here
Completed nomination documents must be received by the Electoral Officer no later than 12 noon on Friday 22 December 2017. Each nomination must be accompanied by a deposit of $200 incl GST, payable by eftpos, cash, cheque or on-line banking. Candidates are encouraged to submit a candidate profile statement and recent photograph for sending out with voting documents to electors if an election is required. The requirements for profile statements and photos are set out in a candidate information sheet which is available with the nomination forms. All documents must be lodged together with the nomination form.
A preliminary electoral roll for the by-election can be inspected at the Hurunui District Council office, 66 Carters Road, Amberley, or the Hurunui Memorial Library, 111 Carters Road, Amberley or the Hanmer Library/Service Centre, Cnr Amuri Ave and Cheltenham St, Hanmer Springs during normal business hours from Friday 24 November to Friday 22 December 2017.
Electors may enrol or amend their enrolment details on the residential electoral roll by:
- Calling 0800 ENROL NOW (0800 36 76 56)
- Visiting the Elections website (www.elections.org.nz)
- Completing an enrolment form available at any PostShop
Updates to the preliminary electoral roll close at 4pm on Friday 22 December 2017.
Applications for registration as a ratepayer elector are to be made on the non-resident ratepayer elector enrolment form available from the Hurunui District Council office or online and must be returned to the Electoral Officer before 4pm Friday 22 December 2017.
If an election is required to fill this vacancy, it will be conducted by postal voting under the First past the Post electoral system. Candidate names will be listed in alphabetical order on the voting papers.
Electoral Officer – Hurunui District Council
0800 666 937
Local Government Elections 2016
2016 Triennial Elections
DECLARATION OF RESULT
The final result for the Hurunui District Council elections held on Saturday 8th October is as follows.
Amuri-Hurunui Ward (3 vacancies) Votes Received
BLACK, Marie 857
ANDERSON, Nicky 751
DAVISON, Dick 664
TURNBULL, Sue 407
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 3
Nicky Anderson, Marie Black and Dick Davison are declared elected.
Amberley Ward (3 vacancies) Votes Received
MCLEAN, Julia 940
SHIER, Geoff 875
WARD, Michael 698
ROCHE, Kevin 675
COSTER, Julie 595
MCKENDRY, Judith 488
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 4
Julia Mclean, Geoff Shier and Michael Ward are declared elected.
Hanmer Springs Community Board (5 vacancies) Votes Received
HUGHEY, Chris 276
SMITH, David Joseph 259
HOLLOWAY, Mary 243
ENSOR, Rosemary 234
PRESTON, Chris 201
RUTHERFORD, Richard 101
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 1
Rosemary Ensor, Mary Holloway, Chris Hughey, Chris Preston and David Joseph Smith are declared elected.
The voter return was 41.24%, being 3,512 votes, excluding special votes.
Hurunui District Council
13 October 2016
Elected unopposed for the Hurunui District were:
Mayor ~ Winton Dalley
Hanmer Springs ~ Jason Fletcher
Glenmark ~ Fiona Harris
Cheviot ~ Vince Daly
Cheviot Licensing Trust
Sue Harrison, Gordon Hewett, Steve Coleman, Murray Crampton, Sandy Nesbitt, and Murray Burnett
Hawarden Licensing Trust
Tim Elms, Gavin Cattermole, Barry O'Carroll, and Geoff Olorenshaw
|15 July 2016||Nominations open|
|12 August 2016||Nominations close|
|16-21 September 2016||Delivery of Voting Papers|
|16 September - 8 October 2016||Voting Period|
|8 October 2016 - 12 noon||Voting Closes|
|As soon as possible after 12 noon on 8 October 2016||Preliminary Results Announced|
|Expected to be Thursday, 13 October 2016||Official Declaration|
Results for CDHB, Environment Canterbury and other councils in NZ can be found here.
Phone: 0508 440 020
Deputy Electoral Officer
Phone 03 314 0070 / 0272589576