On 26 June 2018 the Otorohanga District Council reviewed its representation arrangements, and resolved that the following proposal apply for the Council and its community boards for the elections to be held on 12 October 2019.
The Council will comprise seven (7) members elected from five wards, and the Mayor.
The names of the wards and the number of members to be elected by the Electors of each ward are:
Kawhia / Tihiroa Ward 2
Kiokio / Korakonui Ward 1
Otorohanga Ward 2
Waipa Ward 1
Wharepuhunga Ward 1
Community Board Representation
It is proposed that two community boards will be elected. The two community boards will be:
Community Board Members
Kawhia Community Board Four elected Members and one appointed Member.
Otorohanga Community Board Four elected Members and two appointed Members.
The Kawhia Community Board will be subdivided for electoral purposes. The two subdivisions reflect the following communities of interest:
Submissions on the proposal were invited. As no submissions were received in respect of the proposal it became the basis of election for the Otorohanga District Council for the elections to be held on 12 October 2019.
Any queries regarding the Council’s decision should be directed to the Council’s Corporate Services Manager Graham Bunn on 07 873 4374