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K Gurunathan elected Mayor of Kāpiti Coast District

K Gurunathan elected Mayor of Kāpiti Coast District

8 OCTOBER 2016


Preliminary election results show K Gurunathan has been elected Mayor of the Kāpiti Coast District for the 2016-2019 triennium.


He is elected ahead of next highest polling candidates Ross Church and Gavin Welsh.


The preliminary results show a voter turnout of 18,295 - 47.26 percent of eligible voters.


The following candidates are elected to the Council:

Ōtaki James Cootes (elected unopposed)
Waikanae Michael Scott
Paraparaumu Mark Benton
Fiona Vining
Paekākāriki-Raumati Janet Holborow
Districtwide Angela Buswell
Districtwide Mike Cardiff
Districtwide Jackie Elliott
Districtwide John Howson
Districtwide David Scott

The membership of the Kāpiti Coast’s four community boards is:

Ōtaki
(elected unopposed) Kerry Bevan
Christine Papps
Marilyn Stevens
Shelly Warwick
Waikanae Tonchi Begovich
Jocelyn Prvanov
Jeremy Seamark
James Westbury
Paraparaumu-Raumati Jonny Best
Guy Burns
Bernie Randall
Kathy Spiers
Paekākāriki
(elected unopposed) Steve Eckett
Philip Edwards
Holly Ewens
Paul Hughes

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