2016 Election Results and Expenses

The elections for New Plymouth District Council Mayor, councillors and community board members, Taranaki Regional Council and Taranaki District Health Board was held by postal vote on Saturday 8 October 2016.

Confirmed Mayor

  • Neil Holdom

Confirmed New Plymouth City Ward (10 Councillors)

  • Shaun Biesiek
  • Gordon Brown
  • Murray Chong
  • Harry Duynhoven
  • Richard Handley
  • Stacey Hitchcock
  • John Horse McLeod
  • Alan Melody
  • Mike Merrick
  • Roy Weaver

Confirmed North Ward (Two Councillors)

  • Colin Johnston
  • Craig McFarlane

Confirmed South-West Ward (Two Councillors)

  • Richard Jordan
  • Marie Teresa Pearce

Confirmed Waitara Community Board (Four Community Board Members)

  • Trevor Dodunski
  • Andrew Larsen
  • Jonathan Marshall
  • Joe Rauner

Clifton Community Board (Two members elected unopposed)

  • Ken Bedford
  • Warren Petersen

Inglewood Community Board (Four members elected unopposed)

  • Jenny Bunn
  • Karen Morati
  • Kevin John Rowan
  • Phillip Rowe

Kaitake Community Board (Four members elected unopposed)

  • Graham Chard
  • Paul Coxhead
  • Doug Hislop
  • Mike Pillette

Visit the Taranaki District Health Board website and Taranaki Regional Council website for their election results. 

2016 Election Expenses


New Plymouth City Ward

North Ward

South-West Ward

Waitara Community Board

Inglewood Community Board

Kaitake Community Board

Clifton Community Board