Local body elections were held on 12 October 2019. Elected Councillors will be available on this page before the end of October. 

2019 election preliminary results

You can view the election preliminary results below for Environment Canterbury Council elections or view preliminary results for other territorial authorities.(external link)

Environment Canterbury-Environment Canterbury - Preliminary FPP Result (PDF File, 48.4KB)

Environment Canterbury-Environment Canterbury - Preliminary FPP Result (DOC File, 72.03KB)

Key election dates

From 17 July Elections will be advertised and nominations called.
19 July Nominations open.
16 August Nominations close at midday.
20 September Voter packs mailed to electors. Voting opens.
12 October Voting closes at midday.
17 October Official result declared.
From 17 October to 23 October Public notice of official result.

Election information

The report provides candidates and voters a snapshot of Environment Canterbury’s work to progress the sustainable use of land, water and other resources and points to issues facing our region and how to plan to tackle them.

2016 election results

Environment Canterbury 2016 Triennial Elections final result

Read Environment Canterbury 2016 Triennial Elections FINAL RESULT.

The Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Bill has been passed by Parliament. Under that legislation elections will be held in October for the following electoral issues:

(a) Election of one councillor to represent the South Canterbury Constituency (comprising the areas bounded by the Mackenzie, Timaru and Waimate District Councils and that part of the Waitaki District Council within the Canterbury Region)

(b) Election of one councillor to represent the Mid Canterbury Constituency (comprising the areas bounded by the Ashburton and Selwyn District Councils)

(c) Election of one councillor to represent the North Canterbury Constituency (comprising the areas bounded by the Hurunui, Kaikoura and Waimakariri District Councils)

(d) Election of four councillors, at large, to represent the Christchurch Constituency (comprising the area within the Christchurch City Council boundary). 

Click here to read Environment Canterbury’s pre-Election Report 2016

2016 candidate election returns and expenses
All candidates for the Environment Canterbury 2016 Triennial Elections must file a return of electoral donations and expenses. The table below includes the returns of each candidate current to 10 February 2017. 

 

Candidate Election Returns & Expense Form
William Dowle Candidate Return (PDF File, 269.76KB) 
John Foster Candidate Return (PDF File, 136.96KB) 
 Terence Huggins Candidate Return (PDF File, 1.06MB) 
 Steve Lowndes Candidate Return (PDF File, 1.41MB) 
Claire McKay  Candidate Return (PDF File, 2.19MB) 
Craig Pauling  Candidate Return (PDF File, 286.33KB) 
Drucilla Patterson Candidate Return (PDF File, 770.62KB)
 Lan Pham Candidate Return (PDF File, 1.76MB) 
Richard Tindall Candidate Return (PDF File, 973.9KB) 
Cynthia Roberts Candidate Return (PDF File, 1.12MB) 
Rodney Cullinane Candidate Return (PDF File, 508.18KB) 
Peter Scott Candidate Return (PDF File, 523.83KB) 
Nicola Snoyink Candidate Return (PDF File, 1.75MB) 
John Sunckell Candidate Return (PDF File, 392.12KB) 

More information

Anthony Morton
Electoral Officer
electionz.com Ltd, PO Box 3138, Christchurch
 0800 666 048 or  ecan@electionz.com