Southland District Council 2019 Candidates

Here are the candidates for 2019 Southland District Council local election. In order to vote in the elections, you must first be enrolled. If you have moved since October 2016 make sure you are enrolled at your new address. You can do this by visiting the electoral commission on www.elections.org.nz (external link) or ring 0800 36 76 56.

Mayor (1 vacancy)

  • Gary Tong
  • Don Byars
  • Tim Hanna

Council Wards (12 vacancies)

Mararoa Waimea (3 vacancies)

  • Brian Dillon
  • Ebel Kremer
  • John Douglas
  • Rob Scott

Oreti (3 vacancies)

  • Natasha Mangels
  • Neil Paterson
  • Darren Frazer
  • Christine Menzies
  • Margot Hishon
  • Margie Ruddenklau

Stewart Island/Rakiura (1 vacancy)

  • Bruce Ford
  • Jon Ross Spraggon
  • Rakiura Herzhoff

Waiau Aparima (3 vacancies)

  • George Harpur
  • Nick Perham
  • Ron Hibbs
  • Michael Marron
  • Karyn Owen
  • Don Byars

Waihopai Toetoe (2 vacancies)

  • Paul Duffy
  • Julie Keast
  • Amanda Nally

Community boards and subdivisions (56 vacancies)

Ardlussa (6 vacancies)

  • Hilary Kelso
  • Richard Clarkson
  • Chris Dillon
  • Ray Dickson
  • Clarke Horrell

Fiordland (6 vacancies)

  • Sarah Greaney
  • Mary Chartres
  • G Lester Laughton
  • Diane Holmes
  • Nigel Humphries
  • Shaun Cantwell
  • Max Slee
  • Ben Killeen
  • Ryan Murray
  • Laura Needs

Northern (6 vacancies)

Parawa-Fairlight (1 vacancy)

  • Pam Naylor

West Dome (2 vacancies)

  • Lance Hellewell
  • Sonya Taylor

Mid Dome (3 vacancies)

  • Carolyn Smith
  • Greg Tither
  • Peter Bruce
  • Rob Scott

Oraka Aparima (6 vacancies)

  • Neil Linscott
  • Graeme Stuart
  • Sharon Ayto

Oreti (7 vacancies)

Hokonui (1 vacancy)

  • Colin Smith
  • Robina Rickard Johnston

Midlands (4 vacancies)

  • Geoff Jukes
  • Brian Somerville
  • Pete Schmidt
  • Natasha Mangels
  • Raewyn Spencer

Makarewa (2 vacancies)

no nominations have yet been received

Stewart Island/Rakiura (6 vacancies)

  • Bruce Ford
  • Jon Ross Spraggon
  • Aaron Conner
  • Aaron Joy
  • Teri McCracken
  • Steve Lawrence
  • Anita Geeson
  • Edward Small
  • Dale Chittenden
  • Gordon Leask
  • Letitia McRitchie
  • Rakiura Herzhoff

Tuatapere Te Waewae (6 vacancies)

  • Maurice Green
  • Ann Cherrie Horrell
  • Blayne De Vries
  • Margaret Thomas
  • Alistair McCracken
  • Keri Potter

Waihopai Toetoe (7 vacancies)

  • Denise Mary Fodie
  • Melanie Shepherd
  • Pani Grey-Thomas
  • Pam Yorke
  • Gay Munro

Wallace Takitimu (6 vacancies)

  • Bev Evans
  • Peter Gutsell
  • Andre John Henry Bekhuis
  • Maureen Johnston
  • Kelly Day
  • David Cowie

Source: Southland District Council as at 28th August 2019.

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