The Taupō District Council election will be for the mayor and 11 councillors, including one from the newly established Taupō East Rural ward, seven from the Taupō ward and two from Turangi/Tongariro. No election is required for the Mangakino-Pouakani Ward as one nomination was received for the one vacancy.
There will also be an election for the Turangi/Tongariro Community Board which will include two members from the Tongariro subdivision. No election is required for the Turangi town subdivision as four nominations were received for the four vacancies.
Local body elections will be held on October 12 and will decide the elected members for the three following years.
The final list of candidates for the elections is shown in the tables below with names listed in alphabetical order. You can click on a candidate name to view their profile.
A list with contact details for candidates is also available to download as an Excel file.
Mayor (1 vacancy)
Mangakino-Pouakani Ward (1 vacancy - elected unopposed)
Taupō Ward (7 vacancies)
|Harding, Mowenna (Mo)||Independent|
Taupō East Rural Ward (1 vacancy)
Turangi-Tongariro Ward (2 vacancies)
|Kingi, Tangonui||Love Turangi|
|Mack, John||Love Turangi|
|New, Te Takinga||Love Turangi|