Mana is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate north of Wellington. It has been held by Barbara Edmonds of the Labour Party since the 2020 election.
The electorate includes the following population centres:
In the 2007 boundary redistribution, parts of Paraparaumu located east of State Highway 1 were added to the electorate's area. The 2013/14 redistribution did not change the boundaries further.
The electorate was created for the introduction of mixed-member proportional (MMP) representation in 1996 from the Porirua electorate, and from the southern part of the Kapiti electorate, consisting of Paraparaumu south of the airport, Raumati South and Raumati Beach. The 1996 election was won by Labour's Graham Kelly, who was member for the former Porirua electorate. He retired ahead of the 2002 election, Luamanuvao Winnie Laban became the new MP.
After the resignation of Laban 10 August 2010,Faafoi on the resulting by-election with 10,980 votes (46.4%), becoming the first MP of Tokelauan descent. Hekia Parata from the National Party was placed second and received 9,574 (41.6%), giving Faafoi a margin of 1,080 votes (4.82%). This was a significant decrease of Laban's majority of 6,155 (17.7%) at the 2008 general election. Faafoi more than doubled the margin in the 2011, and had a 7,953 votes margin in the 2014.
Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at a general election.
Labour National Green
|1996 election||Graham Kelly|
|2002 election||Winnie Laban|
|2010 by-election||Kris Faafoi|
|2020 election||Barbara Edmonds|
Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Mana electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at general elections.
|2005 election||Chris Finlayson|
|2008 election||Hekia Parata 1|
|2011 election||Jan Logie 1|
|2014 election||Jan Logie|
|2017 election||Jan Logie|
1 Also contested 2010 by-election
|2020 general election: Mana|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|New Conservative||Roy Barry||522||1.21||—||425||0.98||+0.84|
|Advance NZ||Edward Ponder||369||0.86||—||349||0.80||—|
|Progressive Aotearoa||Michael Walker||120||0.28||—|
|Not A Party||Richard Goode||69||0.16||−0.13|
|Total Valid votes||43,127||43,442|
|2017 general election: Mana|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|United Future||Kelleigh Sheffield-Cranstoun||219||0.57||—||41||0.10||−0.21|
|Not A Party||Richard Goode||112||0.29||−0.81|
|Total Valid votes||38,258||39,076|
|2014 general election: Mana|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|Legalise Cannabis||Richard Goode||403||1.11||+0.14||173||0.47||-0.02|
|Total Valid votes||36,245||36,793|
|2011 general election: Mana|
|Legalise Cannabis||Richard Goode||332||0.99||+0.80||168||0.49||+0.10|
|Total Valid votes||33,582||34,425|
Electorate (as at 26 November 2011): 44,393
|2010 Mana by-election|
Notes: Blue background denotes the winner of the by-election.
|ACT||Colin du Plessis||136||0.58||-1.26|
|Legalise Cannabis||Julian Crawford||112||0.48||-|
|Total Valid votes||23,277|
|2008 general election: Mana|
|Labour||Luamanuvao Winnie Laban||18,070||53.06||-0.16||15,209||43.91||-6.07|
|United Future||Robin Gunston||472||1.39||-2.45||458||1.32||-2.88|
|Pacific||Tim Salele'a Manu||282||0.83||—||189||0.55||—|
|Bill and Ben||213||0.61||—|
|Total Valid votes||34,056||34,636|
|2005 general election: Mana|
|Labour||Luamanuvao Winnie Laban||16,763||53.22||+2.76||16,016||49.98||+2.46|
|United Future||Robin Gunston||1,207||3.83||-1.92||1,346||4.20||-4.70|
|Direct Democracy||Jason Anderson||56||0.18||—||7||0.02||—|
|Total Valid votes||31,495||32,046|
|2002 general election: Mana|
|United Future||Graham Butterworth||1,663||5.76||+4.97||2,623||8.91||6.10|
|ACT||Simon Anthony Ewing-Jarvie||801||2.77||0.82||1,821||6.18||+0.85|
|Christian Heritage||Renton Maclachlan||520||1.80||-0.03||359||1.22||-0.64|
|One NZ||Janet White||152||0.53||—||47||0.16||+0.12|
|Anti-Capitalist Alliance||Paul Hopkinson||74||0.26||—|
|Total Valid votes||28,881||29,454|
|1999 general election: Mana|
|Alliance||Moira Ann Lawler||1,590||5.30||2,351||7.80||-3.11|
|Mauri Pacific||Api Malu||1,011||3.37||75||0.25|
|Future NZ||Lance Huxford||566||1.89||549||1.82|
|Christian Heritage||Renton Maclachlan||549||1.83||-1.44||559||1.85|
|Legalise Cannabis||David Moore||479||1.60||388||1.29||-0.22|
|NZ First||Nigel Jones||354||1.18||694||2.30||-6.32|
|United NZ||Graham Butterworth||237||0.79||309||1.02||0.00|
|McGillicuddy Serious||John Creser||113||0.38||58||0.19||-0.12|
|Asia Pacific||Lutena Mulitalo Mano'o||10||0.03|
|The People's Choice||6||0.02|
|Total Valid votes||29,984||30,152|
|1996 general election: Mana|
|NZ First||Graham Harding||3,128||11.33||2,393||8.62|
|Christian Coalition||Renton Maclauchlan||902||3.27||1,098||3.95|
|Progressive Green||David Green||297||1.08||60||0.22|
|McGillicuddy Serious||Grant Prankered||277||1.00||85||0.31|
|Natural Law||Wayne Shepherd||53||0.19||25||0.09|
|Asia Pacific United||35||0.13|
|Superannuitants & Youth||18||0.06|
|Advance New Zealand||6||0.02|
|Ethnic Minority Party||5||0.02|
|Total Valid votes||27,606||27,774|
|Labour win new seat||Majority||3,622||13.12|
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