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.