Candidates

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Overview

Candidate nominations closed at noon on Friday 12 August 2022.

2022 Candidate report and contact details(PDF, 172KB)

Notice of day of election for the 2022 elections of Whangarei District Council - Nominations received(PDF, 86KB)

See who's standing for Council in this year's elections and read their candidate profiles by clicking on 'Next' below. 

Mayor (one vacancy)

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Name Affiliation
BUDD, Mike(PDF, 141KB) Independent
COCURULLO, Vince(PDF, 164KB)
COUPER, Ken(PDF, 137KB)
FLOWER, Brad(PDF, 148KB) Independent
GREEN, Fiona(PDF, 146KB)  
JACOB, Nick(PDF, 114KB) Independent
SHORTLAND, Shaquille(PDF, 146KB)

Bream Bay General Ward (two vacancies)

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Name Affiliation
BEAN, Steve(PDF, 137KB) Independent
COUPER, Ken(PDF, 136KB)
HALSE, Phil(PDF, 127KB)  
SHIRKEY, Shilane(PDF, 118KB)  

Hikurangi - Coastal General Ward (two vacancies)

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Name Affiliation
BENNEY, Gavin(PDF, 161KB)
FLOWER, Brad(PDF, 147KB) Independent
JEEVES, Greg(PDF, 124KB) Independent
MARTIN, Greg(PDF, 125KB)
McKENZIE, Scott(PDF, 136KB)
THOMASSON, Tracey(PDF, 157KB)

Mangakahia - Maungatapere General Ward (one vacancy)

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Name Affiliation
REID, Simon John(PDF, 127KB) Independent
ROBERTSON, Iain James(PDF, 130KB)

Whangārei District Māori Ward (two vacancies)

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Name Affiliation
HARDING, Deb(PDF, 158KB)  
HOPA, Pauline(PDF, 133KB)  
MITCHELL, Simon(PDF, 161KB)  
RUKA, Phoenix(PDF, 162KB) Te Pāti Māori
TANA, Zhairn Zee WITHDRAWN  
WAKEFIELD, Nicki(PDF, 157KB)  

Whangārei Heads General Ward (one vacancy)

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Name Affiliation
BLACKLEY, David(PDF, 152KB) Independent
HOLMES, Patrick(PDF, 152KB) Independent