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Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-Election Candidates Announced

MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday 5 June 2013
Electoral Commission
Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
IKAROA-RĀWHITI BY-ELECTION CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED

The Electoral Commission has released the candidate and voting place details for the Saturday 29 June by-election in the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti electorate.

Seven candidates are seeking election as the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti Member of Parliament, and 110 voting places will be open on Election Day.

Nominations for the by-election have closed, and the following candidates have been confirmed:

Candidate NameParty
APPLEBY, MichaelAotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
DAVIDSON, MaramaGreen Party
HOLLAND, AdamIndependent
NIKORA, Te HāmuaMana
RAIHANIA, Na RongowhakaataMāori Party
WAIRAU, MauriceIndependent
WHAITIRI, MekaLabour Party

“Now that nominations have closed, the Electoral Commission will begin printing and distributing ballot papers, to be ready for the start of advance voting on Wednesday 12 June,” says Robert Peden, Chief Electoral Officer.

“Ikaroa-Rāwhiti voters who will be outside their electorate on Saturday 29 June should vote in advance, because voting places will only be available inside the electorate on Election Day,” says Mr Peden.

Advance voting will be available from Wednesday 12 June for the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti electorate.

“Advance voting places are in many places throughout the electorate, and people can also vote at the offices of Registrars of Electors throughout the country and at the Electoral Commission in Wellington,” says Mr Peden. “Full information about where, when and how to vote in advance is available on our website www.elections.org.nz or by calling 0800 36 76 56.”

The following advance voting places will be open in the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti electorate:

Ikaroa-Rāwhiti Advance Voting Places
SuburbAddressHours
DannevirkeThe Hub, Allardice StreetWed 26 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
FeatherstonFeatherston Public Library, 74 Fitzherbert StreetWed 26 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
FlaxmereFlaxmere Public Library, 9 Swansea RoadWed 12 Jun - Fri 14 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 4pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 2pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
GisborneTreble Court Mall (McDonald's entrance)Wed 12 Jun - Fri 14 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 20 Jun 5pm - 8pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 27 Jun 5pm - 8pm
Hastings CityHastings Baptist Church, 205 Lyndon RoadWed 12 Jun - Fri 14 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 4pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 27 Jun 4pm - 8pm
MakauriMakauri School, 120 King RoadWed 26 Jun 1pm - 3pm
MastertonGround Floor Departmental Building, 31-35 Chapel StreetMon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 4pm
Sat 22 June 10am - 2pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
NaenaeNaenae Community Library, Hillary CourtMon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 5pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 3pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 5pm
NapierOld Big Save Furniture Building, 107 Carlyle StreetWed 12 Jun - Fri 14 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 4pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 4pm
Mon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 27 Jun 4pm - 8pm
NorsewoodNorsewood School, Coronation StreetMon 24 Jun 10am - 4pm
OrmondOrmond School, 45 Whitmore RoadWed 26 Jun 10am - 12pm
PongaroaPongaroa School, 9 Makomako StreetTue 25 Jun 10am - 4pm
RereRere School, 3294 Wharekopae RoadThu 27 Jun 10am - 12pm
RuatoriaTe Kura Kaupapa Māori O Te Waiu O Ngati Porou, 13 Tuparoa RoadMon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 27 Jun 5pm - 8pm
Stokes ValleyKoraunui Marae, 146 Stokes Valley RoadMon 24 Jun - Wed 26 Jun 10am - 5pm
Thu 27 Jun 12:30pm - 5pm
Fri 28 Jun 10am - 5pm
TaradaleTaradale Town Hall, corner Meeanee & Lee RoadsMon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
TinirotoTiniroto School, 14 School RoadTue 25 Jun 1pm - 3pm
Upper Hutt177-179 Main Street (next to Pizza Hut)Wed 12 Jun - Fri 14 Jun 10am - 5pm
Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 5pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 3pm
Mon 24 Jun - Wed 26 Jun 10am - 5pm
Thu 27 Jun 10am - 7pm
Fri 28 Jun 10am - 5pm
Waerenga-o-KuriWaerenga-o-Kuri School, 1763 Tiniroto RoadWed 26 Jun 10am - 12pm
WainuiomataWainuiomata Community Library, Queen StreetMon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun 10am - 5pm
Sat 22 Jun 10am - 3pm
Mon 24 Jun - Wed 26 Jun 10am - 5pm
Thu 27 Jun 10am - 7pm
Fri 28 Jun 10am - 5pm
WaipukurauWaipukurau Public Library, Kitchener StreetWed 26 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
WairoaAge Concern Centre, 8 Lahore StreetMon 24 Jun - Fri 28 Jun 10am - 4pm
Late night: Thu 27 Jun 5pm - 8pm

Advance voting places outside the electorate are available at www.elections.org.nz

On Election Day, Saturday 29 June, the following voting places will be open in the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti electorate:

Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-Election Voting Places
SuburbAddressSuburbAddress
Top of Form
AhuririPort Ahuriri School, 15 Lever StreetNuhaka Nuhaka School, Tamakahu Street
AkinaHastings Central School, 400 Karamu Road SouthOmahuOmahu School, 22 Taihape Road
Bay ViewKing George Hall, 1 Hill RoadOnekawaHenry Hill School, 13a Dick Place
Bridge PaBridge Pa School, 40 Maraekakaho RoadOnekawaOnekawa Primary School, 235 Kennedy Road
CamberleyCommunity Centre, 703 Kiwi StreetOnekawaTe Kura Kaupapa Māori O Te Ara Hou, 22 Wycliffe Street
CamberleyHawkes Bay Regional Hospital, Main Entrance, Omahu RoadOtaneOtane School, 35 Higginson Street
CartertonCarterton School Hall, corner Holloway & Dixon StreetsPahiatuaPahiatua School Staffroom, 21 Albert Street
CartertonSouth End School Library, 275 High Street SouthPakipakiPakipaki School, 316 Pakipaki Road
CliveClive Community Hall, 164 Main RoadParkvaleParkvale School Hall, 1217 Howard Street
DannevirkeDannevirke South School Staffroom, corner Stairs & Hunter StreetsParkvaleTakitimu Performing Arts School, 706 Albert Street
DannevirkeHuia Range School Hall, corner Cole & High Streets (Hall in Cole St)PatokaPatoka School, corner Hendley & Puketitiri Roads
EketahunaEketahuna School, Albert StreetPatutahiPatutahi School, 29 Atkins Street
FeatherstonFeatherston School Hall, corner Lyons & Revans StreetsPirinoaPirinoa School, Room 2, Lake Ferry Road
FlaxmereFlaxmere Primary School, 20 Henderson RoadPomarePomare School, 4 Partridge Street
FlaxmereKimi Ora Community School, 1 Boston CrescentPorangahauPorangahau School, Keppel Street
FlaxmerePeterhead School, 10 Peterhead AvenuePukehouPukehou School, 174 State Highway 2
FrasertownFrasertown School, 4 Russell ParadeRaupunga Ngati-Pahauwera Society Offices, 30 Putere Road
FrimleyFrimley School, 202 Frimley RoadRaurekaRaureka School Hall, 916 Gordon Road
GisborneAwapuni School, 129 Awapuni RoadRuatoriaTe Kura Kaupapa Māori O Te Waiu O Ngati Porou, 13 Tuparoa Road
GisborneCobham School, Lytton RoadSilverstreamSilverstream School Hall, 27 Whitemans Road
GisborneElgin School, 2 Knox StreetStokes ValleyKoraunui Marae, 146 Stokes Valley Road
GisborneGisborne District Council, 15 Fitzherbert StreetTaitaAvalon Intermediate School, 1041 High Street
GisborneGisborne Girls High School, 555 Gladstone RoadTaitaTaita Central School, 33a Churton Crescent
GisborneIlminster Intermediate, De Lautour RoadTakapauTakapau School Hall (Nancy Street entrance)
GisborneKaiti School, 517 Wainui RoadTamateaPorritt School, 36 Lyttelton Crescent
GisborneRutene Road Kindergarten, 128 Rutene RoadTamateaTamatea Intermediate, 15 Freyberg Avenue
GisborneWaikirikiri School, 7 Pickering StreetTamateaTamatea Primary School, 10 Durham Avenue
GreenmeadowsGreenmeadows Primary Public School, 45 Osier RoadTaradaleBledisloe School, 30a Meeanee Road
GreenmeadowsSalvation Army Hall, 56 Tait Drive TaradaleTaradale Intermediate, 6 Murphy Road
GreytownGreytown School Library, 76 East StreetTaradaleTaradale Primary School, 10 Church Road
Hastings CityDistrict Courthouse, 106 Eastbourne Street WestTe AraroaTe Waha O Rerekohu Area School, 3 Arewhana Street
HaumoanaHaumoana School, 7 Raymond RoadTe AwaTe Awa School, 1a Te Awa Avenue
Havelock NorthLucknow School, 42 Elliott CrescentTe KarakaTe Karaka Area School, 5 Kanakanaia Road
Hicks BayTe Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kawakawa mai Tawhiti, 22 Wharf RoadTe Puia SpringsTe Puia Springs Service Center
Mahia Te Mahia School, 457 Mahia East Coast Road, RD8TikitikiTikitiki School, 33 Rangitukia Road
MahoraMahora School, 710 Frederick StreetTikokinoTikokino School, 43 Owen Street
MakarakaMakaraka School, 137 Main Road SouthTimberleaTimberlea Community Centre, 72 Norana Road
MangateretereMangateretere School, 314 State Highway 2Tokomaru BayHatea-A-Rangi School, 6 School Road
ManutukeManutuke School, 59 Waingake RoadTolaga BayTolaga Bay Area School, Resolution Street
MaraenuiMaraenui Bilingual School, 2a Lister CrescentTotara ParkTotara Park School, 16 California Drive
MaraenuiRichmond School, 13a Barnard AvenueTrenthamTrentham School, 2 Moonshine Road
MarewaMarewa School, 80 Latham StreetTuaiTuai Public Hall, corner Main Road & Waikare-Taheke Street
MartinboroughMartinborough School Hall, 14 Dublin StreetUpper Hutt177-179 Main Street (next to Pizza Hut)
MastertonFrank Cody Lounge, Town Hall, 64 Chapel StreetWaimaramaWaimarama School, 27 Taupunga Road
MastertonLakeview School Hall Foyer, corner Te Ore Ore & Colombo RoadsWainuiomataPukeatua School, 19 Frederick Street
MastertonMakoura College Hall Foyer, corner Makora Road & Johnstone StreetWainuiomataWainuiomata Intermediate School, 66 Konini Street
MastertonMasterton Intermediate School Hall, 38 Intermediate StreetWainuiomataWainuiomata Union Church, 106 Main Road
MatawaiMatawai School, 29 Raumati StreetWaipawaWaipawa School, Technology Centre, 6 Harker Street
MaungarakiMaungaraki Community Centre, 135 Dowse DriveWaipukurauThe Terrace School Staffroom, 164 Porangahau Road
MayfairKaramu High School, 1036 Windsor AvenueWaipukurauWaipukurau School Hall, St Marys Road
MayfairMayfair School, 1008 Willowpark Road NorthWairoaWairoa College, 20 Lucknow Street
MuriwaiMuriwai School, 1684 Wharerata RoadWestshore Westshore School, 13 Ferguson Avenue
NaenaeNaenae Kindergarten, 19 Seddon StreetWhangaraWhangara School, 44 Pa Road
Napier CityCourthouse, 251 Hastings Street WhatatutuWhatatutu School, 24 Te Hau Road
Napier SouthNelson Park School, 48 Kennedy RoadWoodvilleWoodville School Hall, Vogel Street

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