Past Elections

The last local body election was in 2019 and voting closed on Saturday 12 October. The final results saw a voter return of 49.05%, being 11,522, excluding special votes. 

Mayoralty

  • BOULT, Jim: 6,175
  • KIDDLE, Nik: 3,999
  • ANGUS, Al: 1,344
  • Informal: 8
  • Blank: 321

Jim BOULT is declared elected

Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward (six vacancies)

  • FERGUSON, Craig 'Ferg': 3,497
  • MILLER, Valerie: 3,116
  • CLARK, Penny: 3,005
  • MACDONALD, John: 2,833
  • GLADDING, Niki: 2,346
  • LEWERS, Glyn: 2,183
  • MASON, AJ: 2,183
  • FAUL, Peter: 2,054
  • GLOVER, John: 2,021
  • SCANNELL, Grant: 1,373
  • Informal: 4
  • Blank: 127

Following a recount, the tie between Glyn LEWERS and AS MASON was decided by lot (a coin toss) on 31 October 2019 pursuant to Regulation 58(5) of the Local Electoral Act 2001.

Penny CLARK, Craig 'Ferg' FERGUSON, Niki GLADDING, Glyn LEWERS, John MACDONALD and Valerie MILLER are declared elected.

Arrowtown Ward (one vacancy)

  • COPLAND, Heath

Heath COPLAND is declared elected unopposed

Wānaka ward (three vacancies)

  • SMITH, Quentin: 3,373
  • MACLEOD, Calum: 2,663
  • SHAW, Niamh (Neeve): 2,522
  • BRUCE, Barry: 1,970
  • HAWORTH, Lincoln: 1,797
  • WALTHEW, Cherilyn: 1,166
  • Informal: 20
  • Blank: 70

Calum MACLEOD, Niamh SHAW and Quentin SMITH are declared elected.

Wānaka Community Board (four vacancies)

  • BRUCE, Barry: 2,899
  • HADFIELD, Chris: 2,778
  • BATTSON, Jude: 2,601
  • TAYLOR, Ed: 2,556
  • COCKS, Lyal: 2,322
  • EAST, Barbara: 2,186
  • Informal: 1
  • Blank: 173

Jude BATTSON, Barry BRUCE, Chris HADFIELD and Ed TAYLOR are declared elected.

NB: An 'informal' vote is when a voter has not clearly indicated the option they have voted for.


Previous elections and by-elections

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