Further Notice of Election and Declaration of Elected Candidates
Nominations have closed for the 2022 triennial local authority elections. Listed below are details of the confirmed candidates for Rotorua Lakes Council.
Where elections are required, they will be conducted by postal voting using the First Past the Post electoral system. Voting will open on Friday 16 September 2022 and will close at 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022.
Mayor (1 required)
ANANDA, Kalaadevi (Fresh Eyes Fresh Approach)
MACPHERSON, Reynold (Rotorua District Residents & Ratepayers)
SANDFORD, Ben (Independent)
TABUTEAU, Fletcher (Independent)
Rotorua General Ward (6 required)
CHETTY, John (Rotorua District Residents & Ratepayers)
DAVIS, Brendan (Rotorua District Residents & Ratepayers)
GRAY, Ryan (I think. I listen. I act.)
HOSKING, Trish (Independent)
KAI FONG, Sandra
LEE, Robert (Rotorua District Residents & Ratepayers)
O'BRIEN, Conan (Independent)
PATERSON, Don (Saving Rotorua)
TE KOWHAI, Rawiri (Rotorua District Residents & Ratepayers)
TUAKANA-Jones, Grace (Independent)
WANG, Fisher (Independent)
Rotorua Māori Ward (3 required)
Rotorua Rural Ward (1 required)
BARKER, Karen (Community Focused Leadership)
TRUMPER, Shirley (Your Independent Rural Voice of Council)
The Following nominations were also received where the number of nominations did not exceed the available vacancies.
Rotorua Lakes Community Board (4 required)
GEORGE, Stephanie (Independent)
MACMILLAN, Peter (Independent)
THOMASS, Phill (Achieving for our Lakes Communities)
As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Nick CARTER, Stephanie GEORGE, Peter MACMILLAN and Phill THOMASS are elected unopposed.
Rotorua Rural Community Board (4 required)
HANSEN, Anker (Anks)
HOLLIER, Ben (Independent)
As the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Rachel CLARK, Colin GUYTON, Anker HANSEN, Ben HOLLIER are elected unopposed.
Enrolment and Special Voting Arrangements
Rotorua Lakes Council residents who are not listed on the final electoral roll for these elections can enrol by calling 0800 36 76 56, visiting the Electoral Commission website: www.vote.nz, by texting your name and address to 3676 to get a form sent to you or by email request to email@example.com up to 4pm on Friday 7 October 2022.
Rotorua Lakes Council ratepayers who are not listed on the final electoral roll for these elections can obtain enrolment forms at Rotorua Lakes Council’s Civic Centre, 1061 Haupapa St, Rotorua up to 4pm on Friday 7 October 2022. Online applications for ratepayer elector registration can also be made online: www.electionz.com/ratepayer.
Special voting documents will be available from 16 September to 12 noon, Saturday 8 October 2022 at Rotorua Lakes Council’s Civic Centre, 1061 Haupapa St, Rotorua.
If time allows, special voting documents can be posted out directly to electors. The completed voting paper, however, must be in the hands of the Electoral Officer or the Deputy Electoral Officer by noon on election day, i.e. 12 noon Saturday 8 October 2022.
Electoral Officer – Rotorua Lakes Council
PO Box 3138 Christchurch 8140
0800 666 048