Manurewa is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate in southern Auckland. Louisa Wall has represented the electorate since the 2011 election.
An electorate is a geographical constituency used for electing members to the New Zealand Parliament. In informal discussion, electorates are often called seats. The most formal description, electoral district, is used in legislation. The size of electorates is determined on a population basis such that all electorates have approximately the same population.
Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of around 1,628,900. It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,695,900. Auckland is a diverse, multicultural and cosmopolitan city, home to the largest Polynesian population in the world. A Māori-language name for Auckland is Tāmaki or Tāmaki Makaurau, meaning "Tāmaki with a hundred lovers", in reference to the desirability of its fertile land at the hub of waterways in all directions.
Louisa Hareruia Wall is the New Zealand Member of Parliament for Manurewa, having stood for the New Zealand Labour Party. She has represented New Zealand in both netball as a Silver Fern and rugby union as a member of the Black Ferns.
The electorate is based around the suburb of Manurewa. It includes Wiri, Manukau Central, Manukau Heights and Goodwood Heights in the north. It stretches south to Clendon Park and Weymouth.
Manurewa is a major suburb in South Auckland, New Zealand. It was part of Manukau City before the creation of the Auckland super city in 2010. It is located 6 km (3.7 mi) south of the Manukau City Centre, and 26 km (16 mi) southeast of Auckland CBD.
Wiri is a mostly industrial-commercial focused suburb in Auckland, New Zealand. It was formerly part of Manukau City until the merger of all of Auckland's councils into the 'super city' in 2010.
Manukau, or Manukau Central, is a suburb of South Auckland, New Zealand, centred on the Manukau City Centre business district. It is located 23 kilometres south of the Auckland Central Business District, west of the Southern Motorway, south of Papatoetoe, and north of Manurewa. The industrial and commercial suburb of Wiri lies to the east and south.
In boundary changes in 2002, some areas moved to Clevedon and Manukau East electorates. In the 2007 boundary review, Wattle Downs and parts of Manurewa East moved to Papakura electorate.Boundary changes for the 2008 election made Manurewa even safer for Labour, although some party loyalists were apparently upset that this had the effect of making the neighbouring seat of Papakura less marginal and more inclined towards National.
Clevedon was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate from 1987 to 1993 and then from 2002 to 2008. For the first six-year period the electorate was represented by Warren Kyd. For the second six-year period, the electorate was represented by Judith Collins.
Manukau East is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate that returns one member of parliament to the House of Representatives. It was first formed for the 1996 election. Since the 2014 election it has been held by Jenny Salesa, a member of the Labour Party.
Wattle Downs is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.
The 2013/14 redistribution did not change the boundaries further.
Manurewa is generally regarded as a safe Labour seat. Louisa Wall won the Manurewa electorate in the 2011 election and was returned to the 50th New Zealand Parliament;she had opted not to be on Labour's party list that time. She was back on the list (in position 12) for the 2014 election but won her electorate comfortably.
The 2011 New Zealand general election on Saturday 26 November 2011 determined the membership of the 50th New Zealand Parliament.
The 50th New Zealand Parliament was elected at the 2011 general election. It had 121 members, and was in place from December 2011 until September 2014, followed by the 2014 general election. The first sitting of the 50th Parliament was held on 20 December 2011, where members were sworn in and Lockwood Smith was elected Speaker of the House. This was followed by the speech from the throne on 21 December. John Key continued to lead the Fifth National Government. Following the resignation of Smith, David Carter was elected Speaker.
The 2014 New Zealand general election took place on Saturday 20 September 2014 to determine the membership of the 51st New Zealand Parliament.
Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at general elections.
|1963 election||Phil Amos|
|1975 election||Merv Wellington|
|1978 election||Roger Douglas|
|1990 election||George Hawkins|
|2011 election||Louisa Wall|
Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Manurewa electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and ended at general elections.
1Calder became an MP on the resignation of Richard Worth in June 2009.
Richard Westwood Worth is a former New Zealand politician, who served as Minister of Internal Affairs from 2008 to 2009. He was a member of the National Party parliamentary caucus until he resigned on Friday 12 June 2009.
|2017 general election: Manurewa|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|NZ First||John Hall||1,691||6.23||−1.41||1,869||6.58||−2.84|
|Total Valid votes||27,142||28,413|
|2014 general election: Manurewa|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|NZ First||John Hall||2,015||7.64||+3.17||2,609||9.42||+2.06|
|Total Valid votes||26,365||27,687|
|2011 general election: Manurewa|
Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
|NZ First||John Hall||1,122||4.47||+1.92||1,861||7.36||+2.83|
|Mana||Richard Shortland Cooper||387||1.64||+1.64||215||0.85||+0.85|
|Total Valid votes||23,646||25,688|
Electorate (as at 26 November 2011): 39,461
|2008 general election: Manurewa|
|Pacific||Vui K Sapa'u Vitale||1,138||4.55||909||3.47|
|ACT||Michael James Bailey||879||3.51||633||2.42|
|NZ First||John Hall||707||2.82||1,187||4.53|
|Family Party||Richard Lewis||514||2.05||193||0.74|
|Progressive||Sukhdev Singh Bains||263||1.05||276||1.05|
|United Future||Jim Stowers||185||0.74||170||0.65|
|Bill and Ben||90||0.34|
|Total Valid votes||25,037||26,181|
|2005 general election: Manurewa|
|NZ First||Lindy Palmer||1,868||6.26||1,714||5.55|
|United Future||Noel Hinton||940||3.15||624||2.02|
|Family Rights||Amelia Fepulea'i||238||0.80||105||0.34|
|Direct Democracy||Kelvyn Alp||85||0.28||42||0.14|
|Total Valid votes||29,834||30,882|
|2002 general election:Manurewa|
|NZ First||John Bryce Geary||1,881||7.40||2,658||10.19||+6.85|
|United Future||Peter Collins||994||3.91||1,443||5.53|
|Christian Heritage||Daniel W Willis||546||2.15||509||1.95||-0.87|
|Progressive||Susi Pa'o Williams||329||1.29||550||2.11|
|Reform's Tahi||Dave Bergersen||55||0.22|
|Independent||Tuporo (Tommy) Maroroa||49||0.19|
|Total Valid votes||25,420||26,085|
|1999 general election:Manurewa|
|Christian Heritage||Uaita Levi||753||2.81||770||2.82|
|NZ First||Lindy Palmer||716||2.67||911||3.34||-9.74|
|Mauri Pacific||Ann Batten||304||1.13||44||0.16|
|Mana Wahine Te Ira Tangata||Lumã'ava Samuelu-Pula||38||0.14|
|Total Valid votes||26,833||27,274|
|1996 general election: Manurewa|
|NZ First||Roger Mail||2,240||8.87||3,317||13.08|
|Christian Coalition||Braden Matson||781||3.09||1,147||4.52|
|United NZ||Malcolm Hood||378||1.50||209||0.82|
|McGillicuddy Serious||Derek Craig||151||0.60||64||0.25|
|Green Society||Colin Amery||145||0.57||41||0.16|
|Natural Law||Faye McLaren||67||0.27||29||0.11|
|Ethnic Minority Party||69||0.27|
|Advance New Zealand||37||0.15|
|Superannuitants & Youth||18||0.07|
|Asia Pacific United||2||0.01|
|Total Valid votes||25,266||25,362|
|NZ First||Don Roa||2,156||12.83|
|Christian Heritage||Shane Kennedy||388||2.30|
|McGillicuddy Serious||Derek Craig||135||0.80||+0.26|
|Social Credit||Debbie Elanor Stewart||251||1.54|
|Democrats||Paumea Horton McKay||205||1.26|
|Independent||Shirley Jane Watson||164||1.00||-0.15|
|McGillicuddy Serious||Derek Craig||89||0.54|
|Communist League||Michael Treen||11||0.06|
|Democrats||John Edward Kilford||606||3.69||-1.18|
|Independent||Shirley Jane Watson||189||1.15||+0.51|
|NZ Party||W A Bercich||129||0.78|
|NZ Party||Michael Jack||2,143||11.48|
|Social Credit||John Edward Kilford||909||4.87|
|Independent||Shirley Jane Watson||120||0.64|
|Values||R A MacMillan||72||0.38||-0.44|
|Independent||R H Okesene||27||0.14|
|Social Credit||Paul Norman||4,371||21.88||+4.60|
|Values||R A MacMillan||165||0.82||-0.43|
|Social Credit||Paul Norman||3,079||17.28|
|Values||R A McMillan||224||1.25|
|Independent Labour||G H Bibb||80||0.44|
|Social Credit||Paumea Horton McKay||1,296||6.47|
|Alpha||A M Filmer||21||0.10|
|Independent||P F McCullagh||11||0.05|
|Democratic Labour||A L Hughes||8||0.03|
|Social Credit||L J Laurenson||872||5.66|
|Values||K D Hooks||287||1.86|
|New Democratic||Thomas Higham||180||1.17||-6.20|
|Social Credit||Thomas Higham||1,287||7.37||+0.79|
|Socialist Unity||Christopher Ruthe||140||0.80|
|National||B F Kimpton||7,336||37.51|
|Social Credit||Thomas Higham||1,287||6.58||+1.13|
|Social Credit||Thomas Higham||956||5.45|
|Communist||Hugh John McLeod||109||0.62|
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