8 October 2016
Progress election results indicate that Jim Mylchreest has been re-elected as Waipa District Council mayor.
Mylchreest beat his only challenger and standing Waipa councillor Vern Wilson. Mr Wilson has been re-elected to the Council as a Te Awamutu ward councillor.
The progress results are:
Te Awamutu Ward
Clare St Pierre
If the progress results stand, there will be two new councillors – Susan O’Regan and Elwyn Andree-Wiltens - around the Waipa District Council table.
Progress results have also been announced for community board elections.
Successful Cambridge community board candidates are Mike Pettit, Julie Epps, Philip Coles, Roger Gordon and John Bishop. Those elected to the Te Awamutu community board are Richard Hurrell, Gary Derbyshire, Ange Holt, Colleen Wilson and Nigel Anderson.
Final election results will be declared by October 13.
View the Waipa District Council 2016 Triennial Elections Progress Results