Māngere (spelled Mangere before 1997) is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate, returning one member of parliament to the Representatives of New Zealand. The current MP for Māngere is William Sio,elected for the Labour Party. He has held this electorate since 2008.
Through an amendment in the Electoral Act in 1965, the number of electorates in the South Island was fixed at 25, an increase of one since the 1962 electoral redistribution.It was accepted that through the more rapid population growth in the North Island, the number of its electorates would continue to increase, and to keep proportionality, three new electorates were allowed for in the 1967 electoral redistribution for the next election. In the North Island, five electorates were newly created (including Mangere) and one electorate was reconstituted while three electorates were abolished. In the South Island, three electorates were newly created and one electorate was reconstituted while three electorates were abolished. The overall effect of the required changes was highly disruptive to existing electorates, with all but three electorates having their boundaries altered. These changes came into effect with the 1969 election.
Māngere is based around the South Auckland suburbs of Mangere, Mangere Bridge, Favona and Mangere East. It has existed as an electorate since 1969; its boundaries were extended ahead of the introduction of mixed-member proportional (MMP) voting in 1996, swallowing up a section of the former Papatoetoe electorate.
In the 2007 boundary redistribution, Papatoetoe and Middlemore were transferred to the Manukau East electorate.The 2013/14 redistribution did not change the boundaries further.
Māngere, and all of South Auckland, forms the safest part of the Labour Party's core vote. Even during landslide elections in the National Party's favour, such as in 1975 and 1990, no Labour candidate for Māngere was seriously troubled.
Māngere was first represented by Colin Moyle of the Labour Party in 1969. Moyle represented the electorate until his resignation in 1977 over what became known as the 'Moyle Affair', and a subsequent by-election was won by a young barrister named David Lange, who would become Prime Minister after Labour's 1984 election victory. Lange retired in 1996 and the nomination was handed to Taito Phillip Field, at the time the MP for Otara. Field was returned with a high share of the vote in subsequent elections, but following his expulsion from the Labour caucus in 2007, his former party nominated former Manukau City deputy mayor William Sio in his place, who won the seat with a majority of over 7,000 votes in the 2008 election.In the 2011 and 2014 elections, Sio's majority was circa 15,000 votes.
Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and started at general elections.
Labour National Independent
|1969 election||Colin Moyle|
|1977 by-election||David Lange|
|1996 election||Taito Phillip Field|
|2008 election||William Sio|
Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Māngere electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and ended at general elections.
|2005 election||Clem Simich|
|2017 general election: Māngere|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|NZ First||Mataroa Paroro||1,097||4.01||—||1,447||5.10||−2.18|
|Communist League||Felicity Coggan||48||0.18||—|
|Total Valid votes||27,363||28,297|
|2014 general election: Māngere|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|National||Misa Fia Turner||3,975||14.95||+2.35||4,281||15.51||+1.15|
|Green||Muamua Sofi Strickson-Pua||1,190||4.47||+0.17||1,084||3.93||+0.08|
|Total Valid votes||26,596||27,597|
|2011 general election: Māngere|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|NZ First||Olivia Ilalio||597||2.49||+2.49||1,466||5.86||+2.55|
|Total Valid votes||23,949||25,007|
Electorate (as at 26 November 2011): 39,534
|2008 general election: Māngere|
|Family Party||Galumalemana Jerry Filipaina||999||4.14||297||1.18|
|Green||Muamua Sofi Strickson-Pua||541||2.24||511||2.04|
|United Future||Pulotu Selio Solomon||443||1.84||218||0.87|
|Independent||Lemalu Talia Matatumua||63||0.26|
|Bill and Ben||75||0.30|
|Total Valid votes||24,141||25,074|
Note: lines coloured beige denote the winner of the electorate vote. Lines coloured pink denote a candidate elected to Parliament from their party list.
|2005 general election: Mangere|
|NZ First||Toa Greening||831||2.99||1,189||4.15|
|United Future||Neville Wilson||573||2.06||467||1.63|
|Family Rights||Susie Po'a Williams||305||1.10||184||0.64|
|Direct Democracy||Paul Teio||56||0.20||7||0.02|
|Total Valid votes||27,793||28,674|
|2002 general election: Mangere|
|United Future||Bruce Settle||754||3.07||889||3.55|
|Christian Heritage||Steven Panapa||442||1.80||345||1.38|
|Total Valid votes||24,599||25,022|
|1999 general election: Mangere|
|Christian Heritage||Steven Aotearoa Panapa||573||2.47||396||1.68|
|NZ First||Jerry Nuia Hohepa||571||2.47||688||2.92||-7.21|
|ACT||Adrian Jon Dixon||458||1.98||544||2.31||+0.26|
|Independent||Kelvyn Glen Alp||389||1.68|
|Natural Law||Grant Bilyard||89||0.38||0.00||66||0.28||+0.04|
|Mana Wahine Te Ira Tangata||Te Aroha Wepiha Reo||71||0.31|
|Total Valid votes||24,106||24,106|
|1996 general election: Mangere|
|Labour||Taito Phillip Field||13,277||55.94||13,118||54.77|
|NZ First||Thomas Moana||1,972||8.31||2,426||10.13|
|Christian Coalition||James Ward||563||2.37||728||3.04|
|Advance New Zealand||Afamasaga Rasmussen||180||0.76||88||0.37|
|United NZ||Francis Ifopo||94||0.40||105||0.44|
|Natural Law||Grant Bilyard||90||0.38||57||0.24|
|Ethnic Minority Party||55||0.23|
|Asia Pacific United||9||0.04|
|Superannuitants & Youth||7||0.03|
|Total Valid votes||23,735||23,952|
|NZ First||Bryan Archer||2,037||13.45||-8.92|
|National||Hinu Te Hau||1,120||7.39|
|Christian Heritage||Clark Nemeth||135||0.89|
|Communist League||Karen Davis||84||0.55|
|McGillicuddy Serious||Alister Webb||77||0.50|
|Natural Law||Grant Bilyard||53||0.35|
|Mana Motuhake||K K Pene||156||1.25|
|NZ Party||John Meyer||1,096||7.47|
|Social Credit||T J Brooks||584||3.98|
|Social Credit||John Petit||2,933||20.89|
|Social Credit||H J Meiklejohn||1,655||12.04|
|Values||V A Strachan||144||1.04|
|Social Credit||Bill Owens||1,026||6.10||-0.07|
|Worker's Labour||Barry Moss||28||0.17|
|Alpha||P B Magoffin||18||0.11|
|Independent Labour||Barry Shaw||17||0.10|
|Socialist Action||Brigid Mulrennan||7||0.04|
|Social Credit||Bill Owens||1,057||6.17|
|Socialist Unity||Ella Ayo||14||0.08|
|Socialist||T A Gribble||14||0.08|
|Social Credit||G F Logan||982||6.67|
|New Democratic||P J Quinn||96||0.65|
|National||Neville Charles Slater||4,733||31.63|
|Social Credit||Ernest Richard James||905||6.04|
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