Local body elections
Andrew King has been confirmed as Hamilton's new mayor.
Palmerston North's new deputy mayor is 36 and half Cook Islander.
Janet Holborow looks forward to "huge" job in her new role.
New South Waikato mayor appoints her deputy with full backing of the council.
"A council that...looks for ways to achieve the outcomes our residents want." Mayor Jim Boult
Recount of votes cast in Hamilton's cliffhanger mayoral race will take place in Auckland.
Wellington now has a 'city ambassador' and a 'city scientist' after mayor Justin Lester dished out new portfolios.
Nine votes separate mayor-elect Andrew King and Paula Southgate.
Tipa Mahuta re-elected to deputy chair role.
Auckland Council staff set to move 30km further away from the CBD in cost-cutting measures.
The 13 people charged with overseeing Canterbury's environment have been told they must work together in the interests of the region.
Drink-driving conviction for controversial Auckland mayoral candidate after crash, who says "system is rigged".
Karen Yung hates the thought of being a politician.
After conceding defeat, Whanganui's ex-mayor has won a seat on the Otago Regional Council with the narrowest of margins.
Final results for the local body elections have begun to trickle out.
Corey Rees made a bold move by leaving behind the police force but its paid off.
"I will be watching closely what happens and I'll be running again in the 2019 local body elections."
Kate Fulton has claimed the last seat at the Nelson City Council table beating Trudie Brand by 61 votes.
A 22-year-old Carterton mother used a combination of social media savvy and experience in youth work to successfully run for council.
Final results for Horowhenua confirm Brendan Duffy has lost to Michael Feyen.
The final election count is in - and Wellington ended up with its highest voter turnout in 15 years.
New councillor wants "modern" subsidies that cover childcare during meetings, or she'll have to take bub along.
Andrew King has been confirmed as Hamilton's mayor, but it's prompted a call for a recount.
Wellington will have its first-ever Maori deputy mayor when Paul Eagle is formally sworn into office.
Glenda Barratt has edged out Roger Styles to win her old seat back on Hutt City Council.
Kouvelis says most of the work she did went unnoticed.
Who's got a good chance and who's got no chance?
"Frankly we couldn't have asked for a better council though I could've added some common sense." Simon Stamers-Smith
A recount to decide who becomes mayor? Nah, what about jelly wrestling.
What were the key factors that influenced the outcome of the Nelson election?