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Nominations

2022 Gisborne District Council elections

42 nominations received in the 2022 local body elections for Gisborne District Council.

Mayor - 1 vacancy elected at large

  • Darin Brown
  • Rehette Stoltz
  • Rhonda Tibble
  • Colin Alder

Tairāwhiti General Ward - 8 vacancies for councillors

  • Larry Foster
  • Frank Murphy
  • Tina Karaitiana
  • Andy Cranston
  • Dennis Pennefather
  • Debbie Gregory
  • Peter Jones
  • Tony Robinson
  • Jen Brown
  • Rachel Lodewyk
  • Josh Wharehinga
  • Moera Brown
  • Daniel (Teddy) Thompson
  • Meredith Akuhata-Brown
  • Hine Moeke-Murray
  • Mike Page
  • Leighton Packer
  • Ben Florance
  • Charlie Reynolds
  • Alistar McKellow
  • Robert Telfer
  • Colin Alder
  • Gareth Mill
  • Julian Tilley
  • Jordan Walker

Tairāwhiti Māori Ward - 5 vacancies for councillors

  • Ani Pahuru-Huriwai
  • Rawinia Parata
  • Darin Brown
  • Nick Tupara
  • Aubrey Ria
  • Agnes Walker
  • Ian Procter
  • Rhonda Tibble
  • Chris Haenga
  • Harawira Craig Pearless
  • Marijke Warmenhoven
  • Athena Emmerson
  • Jody Toroa

As there are (for each office) more candidates than there are vacancies to be filled, an election will be held between the listed candidates on Saturday 8 October 2022 under the single transferable voting electoral system by postal vote.

Order of candidate names

The Gisborne District Council has resolved under regulation 31 of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 to adopt the random order of candidate names to appear on the voting documents.

See the public notice

Election information