No Commercial Airport at Whenuapai Airbase Party

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Toby Hutton 2010

The No Commercial Airport at Whenuapai Airbase Party was a local political party in New Zealand which opposed the transformation of Auckland's Whenuapai airbase into a commercial airport. The party leader was Toby Hutton, a Browns Bay apprentice.[1]

The party was inspired by the success of the Whenuapai Airbase Action Group (Waag) in turning the fate of the airbase into a political issue during the 2007 local body elections. However, it s not connected with any existing group. It plans to contest the East Coast Bays electorate during the 2008 election.[1]

The party has applied to register a logo with the Electoral Commission on 21 April 2008.[2] It has not yet applied for registration, and so cannot contest the party list.

It ran a single electorate candidate in 2008 and received 238 electorate votes. It did not run in the 2011 election.

The Party's Leader, Toby Hutton, has since become involved in Act New Zealand sitting as a Deputy Board Member and list candidate.[3]