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Elections 2016

DECLARATION OF RESULTS

As Chief Returning Officer the Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust I hereby declare the results of the 2016 Trustee By-Election that closed on Tuesday 3rd of May at 12pm.

TE PAHOU BY-ELECTION – Election of one Trustee till the end of 2017

NEPE; Mere-Kingi  – 42

NEPIA-CLAMP; Te Aturangi – 30

INFORMAL – 5

Mere-Kingi NEPE is declared the elected Trustee for Te Pahou Marae.

 

MANUTUKE MARAE BY-ELECTION – Election of one Trustee till the end of 2017

WHAITIRI; Robert Tamatea – 68

HOWARD; Bobby – 48

NIKORA; Nicky – 25

INFORMAL – 2

Robert Tamatea WHAITIRI gained the most votes but declined the position of Trustee therefore HOWARD, Bobby is declared the elected Trustee for Manutuke Marae.

 

OHAKO MARAE BY-ELECTION – Election of one Trustee till the end of 2017

As only the required number of candidate nominations were received for this Marae, Lee-Roy PARDOE is declared the elected Trustee for Ohako Marae.


The voter return was 20.71%’ being 220 votes cast from 1062 eligible electors; of which 206 voted by postal ballot or at a Wahi Pooti and 14 voted by email ballot.

Congratulations to the new Trustees and thanks to all the candidates for putting their hand up for the role.