Kaipara ki Mahurangi

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Kaipara ki Mahurangi is an electorate to the New Zealand House of Representatives. It was created for the 2020 election.

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Population centres

The electorate consists of a large northern section of the Auckland Region. It stretches from the border with Northland to the northwestern end of Waitematā Harbour, and consists mostly of various satellite towns north of Auckland. Population centres within the electorate include: [1]

History

The electorate was created after rapid population growth in the former Rodney electorate caused the northern section to be carved off and incorporated into Helensville, which in turn lost the Waitakere Ranges to New Lynn and an area around Coatesville and Dairy Flat to Whangaparāoa. [2] [3] Initially, it was proposed to keep the name Helensville, but after opposition from residents in the Kowhai Coast area, that name was scrapped and it was named Kaipara ki Mahurangi instead. [2] [4] The electorate draws its name from two areas of geographic importance, the Kaipara Harbour, in the west of the electorate, and the Mahurangi River, which is located on the eastern end of the constituency. Translated, the name essentially means Kaipara to Mahurangi, or Kaipara-Mahurangi.

Members of Parliament

Key  National   

ElectionWinner
2020 election Chris Penk

List MPs

Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Kaipara ki Mahurangi electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at general elections.

Key  Labour   

ElectionWinner
2020 election Marja Lubeck

Election results

2020 election

2020 general election: Kaipara ki Mahurangi [5]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Chris Penk 20,40244.7915,54733.83
Labour Marja Lubeck 15,96735.0518,45140.15
ACT Beth Houlbrooke2,9896.565,15811.22
Green Zephyr Brown2,9046.382,8876.28
NZ First Brenda Steele1,2202.681,1812.57
New Conservative Pauline Berry6861.516821.48
Independent David Ford2480.54
ONE Richard Reeves2080.461420.31
Social Credit Callan Neylon1980.43410.09
Advance NZ  6711.46
Opportunities  5911.29
Legalise Cannabis  1460.32
Māori  1260.27
Outdoors  590.13
Sustainable NZ  540.12
TEA  160.03
Vision NZ  100.02
Heartland  70.02
Informal votes730191
Total Valid votes45,55245,960
Turnout 46,094 [6] 86.82
National win new seatMajority4,4359.74

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References

  1. "Map of electorates for the 2020 and 2023 electorates". 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Report of the Representation Commission 2020" (PDF). 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  3. Whyte, Anna (17 April 2020). "New electorate revealed, as raft of boundary changes announced prior to election 2020" . Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  4. "Boundary Review 2019/20: View submissions" . Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  5. "Kaipara ki Mahurangi – Official Result (2020)". Electoral Commission . Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  6. "Party Votes and Turnout by Electorate (2020)". Electoral Commission . Retrieved 3 January 2021.