Election 2013

HCC election: The complaints

Christchurch local body elections

Candidates asking voters not to back them among the gripes.

Water debate must be open

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Hamilton really city councillors should chat with their counterparts in other areas that have dealt with water-supply issues.

The problem with being Julie

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker

OPINION: The new look City Council has lurched to the right but, like America's Tea Party, they still don't have a majority, writes Paul Barlow.

Leo, fancy bumping into you here

Mayor Julie's coffee club a select bunch

The mayor was spotted at SkyCity with a few old, and new friends yesterday.

Same old faces on Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB meeting

Crystal Beavis was the only new member to be elected onto the district health board.

Are Ray Stark's robots exploding?

Ray Stark

OPINION: Ray Stark proved he can buy an election and failed to prove voters wanted significant change.

Race for Regional chair


The horse trading is already under way to find a new chairman for the Waikato Regional Council.

All as usual as Baxter takes charge


Otorohanga's new mayor is ruling out any "exorbitant changes" to the running of council.

Trewavas' easy win in Taupo

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After a six-year absence, David Trewavas has returned to Taupo District Council, this time with the top job.

Fluoride is back on our menu

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Hamiltonians should expect fluoridated water back soon with 70 per cent of votes supporting its return.

Candy tree days over - Leach

NZ money, cash

Glenn Leach is promising more financial prudence as remains Thames-Coromandel mayor.

New mayor's desire fulfilled


New Waipa District Mayor Jim Mylchreest's win on Saturday took him almost by surprise.

Sanson says win 'well deserved'

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A bullish Allan Sanson wasn't surprised by the margin of his Waikato District mayoralty win.

Re-elected Mallett sure of direction

Garry Mallett

After 12 years away from council, newly re-elected Hamilton councillor Garry Mallett is confident.

Hardaker strolls back

Julie hardaker

Julie Hardaker has become the first Hamilton mayor re-elected to office by voters in almost two decades.

Fluoride wins wide support

Fluoride, dentist

Anti-fluoride campaigners were dealt a triple blow at Saturday's local body elections.

Hamilton's first Chinese councillor

Phillip Yeung, Hamilton City Council

Phillip Yeung is best known for his worth with city ethnic groups.

Results from the region

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How your local council is shaping up.

Former mayors big winners

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Three former mayors are among the big winners in the battle for seats on the Waikato Regional Council.

Jan Barnes claims top job

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Incumbent deputy mayor Jan Barnes claimed the top job on Matamata-Piako District Council in convincing fashion.

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