Elections


2018 Maori Ward Poll

Information about the Poll

The final result for the Manawatu District Council Maori Representation Poll that closed on Tuesday 15 May 2018 is: 

Proposal to establish a Maori Electorate
Ward for the Manawatu District Council:
Votes Received Percentage
 AGAINST

7,268

77.04

 FOR

 2,147

 22.76

 INFORMAL

 1

 0.01

 BLANK VOTING PAPERS

18

 0.19

The majority of those electors who voted in the poll voted AGAINST the proposal.

I therefore declare that the proposal to establish a Maori Electorate Ward for the Manawatu District Council was DEFEATED.

The voter return was 44.47%, being 9,434 votes.

Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer - Manawatu District Council
0800 666 924

16 May 2018