Mix of Candidates Up For Election, Double Dippers, Blasts From The Past – Take Our Mayoral Poll

Aug 21, 2019
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Local body election nominations closed 12 noon on Friday.

Ten of the 12 existing Invercargill City Councillors will be throwing their hat in the ring once more, with Lesley Soper double dipping by standing for the SDHB as well.

Environment Southland councillor Neville Cook another double dipper also be standing for the SDHB.

Take our Snap Mayoral Poll.

Some familiar faces are back in on the action, with former ICC councillors Thelma Buck and Peter Kett keen on putting their best foot forward. As of August 17, 2019, there were 12 council vacancies for the Invercargill City Council 2019 Triennial Elections, and 29 nominations. The ILT also received 11 nominations for six vacancies, while there are five nominations for five vacancies on the Bluff Community Board.

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Mayor (1 Vacancy)

  • Rebecca Amundsen
  • Steve Chernishov
  • Darren Ludlow
  • Tim Shadbolt

Council (12 Vacancies)

  • Lindsay Abbott
  • Rebecca Amundsen
  • Arnold Allan
  • Toni Biddle
  • Thelma Buck
  • Steve Chernishov
  • Barry Chilton
  • Nobby Clark
  • Jay Coote
  • Waka Coughlan
  • Alex Crackett
  • Ian Edwards
  • Kari Garber
  • Wayne Harpur
  • Carol Jasperse
  • Peter Kett
  • Graham Lewis
  • Darren Ludlow
  • Alton McDonald
  • Shane Pleasance
  • Ian Pottinger
  • John Rikkerink
  • Nigel Skelt
  • Lesley Soper (Double dipper also standing for SDHB)
  • Barry Stewart
  • Russell Tempero
  • Lindsay Thomas
  • Juliana Thomson
  • Miriama Uamaki

Bluff Community Board (5 Vacancies)

  • Ray Fife
  • Gloria Henderson
  • Graham Laidlaw
  • Noel Peterson
  • Tammi Topi

Invercargill Licensing Trust (6 Vacancies)

  • Sean Bellew
  • Alan Denis
  • Tom Dowling
  • Mike Mika
  • Andrew Moreton
  • Karl McDonald
  • Steven Nally
  • Angela Newell
  • Paddy O’Brien
  • Stephen O’Connor
  • Suzanne Prentice

Environment Southland: (12 vacancies)

Eastern Dome (2 vacancies)

  • David Stevens
  • Jeremy McPhail

Fiordland (1 vacancy)

  • Roger Hodgkinson

Hokonui (1 vacancy)

  • Grant Hubber
  • Peter McDonald

Invercargill/Rakiura (6 vacancies)

  • Eric Roy
  • Neville Cook (Double dipper also standing for SDHB)
  • Lloyd Esler
  • Bonnie Mager
  • Bruce Pagan
  • Maurice Rodway
  • Jono Meredith
  • Robert Guyton
  • Chris McIntosh
  • Nathan Surendran
  • Ray France

Southern (1 vacancy)

  • LLoyd McCallum

Western (1 vacancy)

  • Nicol Horrell
  • Sera Perham
  • Gemma McGrath

Southern District Health Board

Southland Constituency (3 Vacancies)

  • Marion Poore
  • Kaye Crowther
  • Neville Cook (Double dipper also standing for Environment Southland)
  • Leanne Samuel
  • Ben Nettleton
  • Benje Patterson
  • Terry King
  • Pania Coote
  • Roland Meyer
  • John MacDonald
  • Lesley Soper (Double dipper also standing for ICC)

Otago Constituency (3 Vacancies)

  • Shannon Arnold
  • Gordon Dickson
  • Lyndell Kelly
  • Malcolm Mcpherson
  • John Chambers
  • Graham Clarke
  • Peter Rodwell
  • Lynday Rackley
  • Dave Cull
  • Ilka Beekhuis
  • Jason Bauchop
  • Bob Barlin
  • Ross Andrews
  • Craig Ashton
  • Jeanette Saxby
  • Andrew Velman
  • Rob Woodhouse
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