Tainui (New Zealand electorate)

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Tainui was a New Zealand parliamentary Māori electorate. From the 2008 election the Hauraki-Waikato electorate replaced it.

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The seat was held by Nanaia Mahuta of the Labour Party from 2002 to 2008. [1]

History

The Tainui electorate was replaced by the Hauraki-Waikato electorate in 2008.

Members of Parliament

Key

  Labour   

ElectionWinner
2002 election Nanaia Mahuta
2005 election

No candidates that contested the Tainui electorate were returned as list MPs.

Election results

2005 election

2005 general election: Ikaroa-Rāwhiti [2]
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%±%
Labour Green check.svgY Nanaia Mahuta 9,46950.88+3.3510,42154.68+1.92
Māori Party Angeline Greensill 7,60940.885,18427.20
Destiny Hayden Solomon5893.162941.54
Independent Andrew Pope3081.65
NZ First  1,1616.09-8.33
National  7744.06+0.23
Green  5182.72-7.20
Legalise Cannabis  1440.76-2.16
United Future  730.38-1.92
Progressive  530.28-0.82
ACT  490.26-0.81
Christian Heritage  110.06-0.94
Family Rights  90.05
Alliance  60.03-3.34
99 MP  50.03
Democrats  50.03
RONZ  40.02
Direct Democracy  20.01
One NZ  20.01
Libertarianz  10.01
Informal votes637343
Total Valid votes18,61219,059
Labour holdMajority1,8609.99-12.97

2002 election

2002 general election: Tainui [3]
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%±%
Labour Nanaia Mahuta 7,09847.528,00752.75
Alliance Willie Jackson 3,66824.565113.37
Mana Māori Movement Angeline Greensill 1,83912.318115.34
National Kevin Davis6394.285823.83
United Future Lee Edmonds4603.083502.31
Progressive Te Pare Joseph3962.651671.10
Christian Heritage Albert Vahaakolo2891.931510.99
MAIMikaire Tuheke Sutton1150.77
NZ First  2,18914.42
Green  1,5069.92
Legalise Cannabis  4422.91
ACT  1621.07
ORNZ  1040.69
One NZ  100.07
NMP  40.03
Informal votes432182
Total Valid votes14,93615,178
Labour win new seatMajority3,43022.96

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