Six people want to be mayor of Napier.
By close of nominations at noon on Friday, the list was made up of John "Bertie" Cocking, Bill Dalton, Rob Lutter, Michelle Pyke, Roy Sye and David Trim.
Across the city there would be an election for every seat.
The one Onekawa-Tamatea Ward spot would be contested by Annette Brosnan and Richard McGrath. Eight people have put their hands up for the two Nelson Park Ward positions: Maxine Boag (incumbent), Dave Bosley, Mark Hamilton, David Hannay, John Hennessey, Mere Nepia, Ken Simons and Derek Williams.
Five people would compete for the Taradale Ward's two seats: David George, Judy Siers, Graeme Taylor, David Trim and Kirsten Wise.
Three people have been nominated for Ahuriri's one seat: Ailne Bradley, Mark Herbert, and Kim Mayne.
The at large seats attracted the most interest, with 14 nominations for the six seats: Hamish Jamieson, Tony Jeffery, Gavin Long, Rob Lutter, Andy Mason, Stuart McLachlan, Jude Minor, Jim Morunga, Emily Otto, Keith (Sponge) Price, Michelle Pyke, Kim Slater, Sherrise Spiller, Roy Sye, and Faye White.
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