Candidates in the 2020 New Zealand general election by electorate

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This page lists candidates contesting electorates in the 2020 New Zealand general election.

General electorates[edit]

Auckland Central[edit]

2020 general election: Auckland Central
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Opportunities Tuariki Delamere NZ First/Te Tawharau MP for Te Tai Rawhiti, 1996–1999 6   [1]
TEA Dominic Hoffman Dervan 6   [2]
Independent Joshua Love Originally selected as the Opportunities Party candidate [3]
NZ First Jenny Marcroft Contested Tāmaki in 2017 17   [4]
National Emma Mellow 66   [5]
ACT Felix Poole 50   [6]
Independent Chris Sadler [7]
New Conservative Kevin Stitt Contested Māngere in 2017   [7]
Green Chlöe Swarbrick Contested Maungakiekie in 2017 3   [8][9]
Sustainable NZ Vernon Tava Contested Northcote for Greens in 2011;
unsuccessfully sought National nomination
to contest Northcote in 2018 by-election
1   [10]
Labour Helen White Contested electorate in 2017; is next
on the Labour list should a vacancy occur
48   [11]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Kartini Clarke   [12]
National Nikki Kaye Was re-selected, but later chose to retire [13]

Banks Peninsula[edit]

2020 general election: Banks Peninsula[14][15]
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Opportunities Ben Atkinson 7   [16]
National Catherine Chu 46   [17]
ACT David Fox Contested Port Hills in 2017 30   [6]
New Conservative Caleb Honiss   [18]
Labour Tracey McLellan 53   [19]
NZ First Denis O'Rourke List MP, 2011–2017; contested Port Hills in 2017 10   [20]
Green Eugenie Sage Contested Port Hills in 2017 6   [9]
Advance NZ Tiamara Williams 5   [21]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Libertarian Party NZ Jessica Bailey Announced, but not on final list of candidates [22]
Labour Ruth Dyson [23]

Bay of Plenty[edit]

2020 general election: Bay of Plenty
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Bruce Carley Contested electorate in 2017 14   [6]
Legalise Cannabis Christopher Coker 11   [24]
New Conservative Margaret Colmore 22   [18]
ONE Sharon Devery 22   [25]
Green Pete Huggins   [26]
Opportunities Chris Jenkins 15   [16]
NZ First Tricia Lawrence 18   [27]
Advance NZ Angela Moncur 52   [21]
National Todd Muller 8   [28]
Labour Angie Warren-Clark Contested electorate in 2017 35   [29]

Botany[edit]

2020 general election: Botany
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Naisi Chen Contested East Coast Bays in 2017 38   [30]
New Conservative Dieuwe de Boer 9   [18]
Sustainable NZ Peter Fleming 6   [31]
National Christopher Luxon 61   [32]
ACT Damien Smith 10   [6]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Elliot Ikilei Contesting Takanini instead.   [18]
Advance NZ Jami-Lee Ross National MP from 2011 by-election until
leaving the party in 2018; initially sought
to retain seat but now contesting list only
[33][34]

Christchurch Central[edit]

Christchurch Central candidates' meeting (from left): Carole Church (Advance NZ), Mark Arneil (NZ First), David Bennett (Green Party; candidate in the Ilam electorate who stood in for Chrys Horn), Dale Stephens (National), Duncan Webb (Labour), Michael Britnell (Legalise Cannabis), Benjamin Price (New Conservative), and Hayden Laurie (Independent)


2020 general election: Christchurch Central
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Mark Arneil 14   [20]
Legalise Cannabis Michael Britnell Contested Christchurch East in 2011 3   [24]
Advance NZ Carole Church 50   [21]
Green Chrys Horn Contested Selwyn in 2017 33   [35]
ACT Abigail Johnson 38   [6]
Independent Hayden Laurie [36]
New Conservative Benjamin Price Contested Waimakariri in 2017 21   [18]
National Dale Stephens Contested Ohariu-Belmont in 2002 29   [37]
Labour Duncan Webb 43   [38]
ONE Ken Webb   [25]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Paula Eason Contesting Christchurch East instead   [25][39]

Christchurch East[edit]

2020 general election: Christchurch East
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Nikki Berry Contested Waimakariri in 2017 26   [40]
ONE Paula Eason 23   [25]
New Conservative Helen Houghton 6   [18]
Legalise Cannabis Paula Lambert Contested electorate in 2017 4   [24]
Advance NZ Glen McConnell 17   [21]
National Lincoln Platt 53   [41]
ACT Toni Severin Contested electorate in 2017 9   [6]
Outdoors Charlotte Staples 18   [42]
Labour Poto Williams 21   [43]

Coromandel[edit]

2020 general election: Coromandel
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Nathaniel Blomfield Contested electorate in 2017 76   [44]
Advance NZ Tony Brljevich 15   [45]
New Conservative Michael Egleton   [18]
Green Pamela Grealey 32   [46]
Outdoors Steve Hart 19   [42]
Opportunities Rob Hunter 13   [16]
ACT David Olsen 47   [47]
National Scott Simpson 10   [48]
Not A Party Bob Wessex Contested Wellington Central in 2017 [49]

Dunedin[edit]

2020 general election: Dunedin
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Social Credit Zariah Anjaiya-Winder 15   [50]
Green Jack Brazil 20   [51] [9]
Labour David Clark 16   [51]
NZ First Robert Griffith 20   [27]
New Conservative Solomon King   [18]
Opportunities Benjamin Peters 5   [16]
ACT Callum Steele-Macintosh 52   [6]
National Michael Woodhouse Contested Dunedin North in 2017 12   [51]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Stan Smith Contesting Taieri instead   [25][39]

East Coast[edit]

2020 general election: East Coast
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Meredith Akuhata-Brown   [52]
Labour Kiri Allan Contested electorate in 2017 25   [53]
Advance NZ Jennie Brown Initially selected as Outdoors Party candidate[54] 16   [21]
ONE Veronica King 17   [25]
New Conservative Helena Nickerson 14   [18]
National Tania Tapsell 64   [55]
ACT Blake Webb 53   [6]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Anne Tolley Was planning on contesting list only,
later retired completely
[56][57]

East Coast Bays[edit]

2020 general election: East Coast Bays
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Monina Hernandez 73   [58]
Green Daniel Jones 34   [59]
Outdoors Marius Koekemoer 11   [42]
TEA Susanna Kruger Contested Epsom as an independent in 2014 2   [2]
ACT Michael McCook 44   [6]
National Erica Stanford 39   [60]
New Conservative Matthew Webster Contested Northcote in 2014   [18]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Dennis Knox Initially announced but later withdrew   [18]

Epsom[edit]

2020 general election: Epsom
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Advance NZ Faith-Joy Aaron 55   [21]
Labour Camilla Belich 30   [61]
Opportunities Adriana Christie 9   [16]
National Paul Goldsmith Contested electorate in 2017 3   [62]
Not A Party Finn Harris [49]
TEA Noel Jiang 5   [2]
Green Kyle MacDonald 14   [63][9]
Outdoors Maia Prochazka 28   [42]
ACT David Seymour 1   [6]
New Conservative Norman Sutton   [64]
Sustainable NZ Shannon Withers 5   [65]

Hamilton East[edit]

2020 general election: Hamilton East
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National David Bennett 11   [66]
Green Rimu Bhooi 27   [67]
Independent Matt Coleman [68]
ACT Myah Deedman 17   [6]
RONZ Jack Gielen Contested electorate in 2017   [69]
Advance NZ Siggi Henry 27   [70]
NZ First Stu Husband Contested Waikato in 2017 16   [71]
New Conservative Julie Manders   [18]
Vision NZ Destry Murphy 2   [72]
Opportunities Naomi Pocock 8   [16]
Labour Jamie Strange Contested electorate in 2017 40   [73][66]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Social Credit Mischele Rhodes Announced, but not on final list of
candidates; also intended to contest electorate in 2017
  [50]

Hamilton West[edit]

2020 general election: Hamilton West
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Opportunities Hayden Cargo 20   [16]
New Conservative Rudi Du Plooy   [18]
ONE Te Rongopai Heta 34   [25]
National Tim Macindoe 23   [66]
Outdoors Chloe Mansfield 21   [42]
Advance NZ Cherie Ormsby-Kingi 25   [21]
Labour Gaurav Sharma Contested electorate in 2017 63   [74]
ACT Roger Weldon 54   [6]

Hutt South[edit]

2020 general election: Hutt South
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Ginny Andersen Contested electorate in 2017 45   [75]
Outdoors Wilf Bearman-Riedel Contested electorate in 2017 5   [42]
NZ First Mahesh Bindra List MP, 2014–2017; contested Mount Roskill in 2017 12   [27]
National Chris Bishop 7   [76]
Advance NZ Mishaela Daken Initially selected as Outdoors Party candidate for Wellington Central[77] 23   [21]
New Conservative Roger Earp 10   [18]
Green Richard McIntosh 23   [9]
ACT Andy Parkins Contested electorate in 2017 20   [6]
ONE Edward Shanly 2   [25]
Vision NZ Paris Winiata 5   [78]
Opportunities Ben Wylie-van Eerd 14   [16]

Ilam[edit]

Ilam candidates' meeting (from left): Toni Pengelly (Advance NZ), David Bennett (Green), Sarah Pallett (Labour), Simon Walmisley (New Conservative), Heidi Jensen-Warren (Outdoors), and Ben Atkinson (Opportunities; standing in for the party as their Ilam candidate has withdrawn)


2020 general election: Ilam
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green David Bennett   [59][79]
National Gerry Brownlee 2   [80]
ACT Paul Gilbert Contested electorate in 2017 33   [6]
Outdoors Heidi Jensen-Warren 6   [42]
Labour Sarah Pallett 62   [81]
Advance NZ Toni Pengelly 18   [21]
New Conservative Simon Walmisley   [18]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Legalise Cannabis Blair Anderson Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [24]
Opportunities Doug Hill Announced, but not on final list of
candidates; contested Christchurch Central in 2017
  [16]

Invercargill[edit]

2020 general election: Invercargill
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Social Credit Winsome Aroha 8   [50]
Labour Liz Craig Contested electorate in 2017 41   [82]
Green Rochelle Francis Contested electorate in 2017   [83]
NZ First Joshua Gunn 15   [71]
Independent Zy Hayden [84]
New Conservative Josh Honiss   [18]
Advance NZ Kurt Rohloff 54   [85]
National Penny Simmonds 63   [86]
Independent Basil Walker Initially selected as ACT candidate for Southland [87]
ONE Jackie West 14   [25]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Sarah Dowie Was re-selected, but later chose to retire [88]

Kaikōura[edit]

2020 general election: Kaikōura
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Jamie Arbuckle Contested electorate in 2017 13   [20]
Money Free Party Prince Bhavik [89]
ACT Richard Evans Contested electorate in 2017 27   [6]
Labour Matt Flight 78   [90]
New Conservative David Greenslade Contested electorate in 2017   [18]
Independent Ted Howard Contested electorate for Money Free in 2014 [89]
Social Credit John McCaskey Contested electorate in 2017 22   [50]
Green Richard McCubbin Contested electorate in 2017 35   [91]
ONE Don Moore Contested electorate for Christian Heritage in 2002 7   [25]
Outdoors Darlene Morgan 4   [42]
Advance NZ Lisa Romana 57   [89]
National Stuart Smith 32   [60]

Kaipara ki Mahurangi[edit]

2020 general election: Kaipara ki Mahurangi
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Pauline Berry   [92]
Green Zephyr Brown 28   [59]
Independent David Ford [92]
ACT Beth Houlbrooke Contested Rodney in 2014 12   [6]
Labour Marja Lubeck Contested Rodney in 2017 34   [93]
Social Credit Callan Neylon 11   [50]
National Chris Penk 41   [94]
ONE Richard Reeves 35   [25]
NZ First Brenda Steele 26   [71]

Kelston[edit]

2020 general election: Kelston
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Bala Beeram Contested electorate in 2017 52   [95]
Trump New Zealand Party Kevin Brett [96]
NZ First Anne Degia-Pala Contested electorate in 2017 24   [71]
Green Jessamine Fraser   [59]
Social Credit Jason Jobsis Contested Tauranga in 2017 6   [50]
Advance NZ Maureen Kumeroa 43   [21]
ONE Faye Lavaka Tangipa 13   [25]
Legalise Cannabis Jeff Lye Contested electorate in 2017 9   [96]
ACT Matthew Percival 48   [6]
Labour Carmel Sepuloni 8   [97]
New Conservative Leao Tildsley   [18]

Mana[edit]

2020 general election: Mana
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Roy Barry Contested electorate in 2014   [98]
Integrity Helen Cartwright [99]
Labour Barbara Edmonds 49   [100]
Not A Party Richard Goode Contested electorate in 2017 [49]
ONE Stephanie Harawira 1   [25]
National Jo Hayes Contested Christchurch East in 2017 44   [101]
Attica Mike Iles [102]
Green Jan Logie Contested electorate in 2017 5   [9]
Independent Gordon Marshall Contested electorate in 2017 [98]
Advance NZ Edward Ponder 61   [21]
Progressive Aotearoa Michael Walker [103]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Kris Faafoi Contesting list only [104]

Māngere[edit]

2020 general election: Māngere
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Fuiavailili Ala'ilima 18   [18]
Social Credit Grant Crowther 20   [105]
Climate First Leslie Jones Contested Auckland Central in 2017 [105]
National Agnes Loheni Contested electorate in 2017 28   [106]
Independent Wayne Tetou Nooroa [105]
Labour Aupito William Sio 20   [107]
Green Peter Sykes   [108]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Advance NZ Juricz Blackman Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [21]

Manurewa[edit]

2020 general election: Manurewa
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
TEA Wella Bernardo 9   [2]
NZ First John Hall Contested electorate in 2017 25   [20]
Advance NZ Linda Jackson 53   [21]
Independent Luella Linaker [109]
New Conservative Mote Pahulu   [18]
National Nuwanthie Samarakone Following selection, unsuccessfully
sought to be selected in Auckland Central instead[110]
55   [106]
ONE Rattan Singh 20   [109]
Green Lourdes Vano 15   [111][9]
Communist League Annalucia Vermunt Contested Manukau East in 2014   [112]
Vision NZ Sonny Wilcox 3   [113]
Labour Arena Williams Contested Hunua in 2014 58   [100]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Stephanie Harawira Contesting Mana instead   [25]
ACT Dave King Contesting Port Waikato instead 19   [6]
Labour Louisa Wall Contesting list only after
withdrawing from selection process
[114]

Maungakiekie[edit]

2020 general election: Maungakiekie
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Tommy Fergusson Contested Mount Albert in 2014 28   [6]
New Conservative Philip Holder   [115]
National Denise Lee 34   [116]
Green Ricardo Menéndez March Contested Mount Roskill in 2017 10   [117][9]
Labour Priyanca Radhakrishnan Contested electorate in 2017 31   [118]

Mount Albert[edit]

2020 general election: Mount Albert
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Jacinda Ardern 1   [119]
National Melissa Lee Contested electorate in 2017 16   [60]
Opportunities Cameron Lord 12   [16]
New Conservative Daniel Reurich   [120]
Human Rights Party Anthony van den Heuvel Contested electorate in 2017 [120]
Green Luke Wijohn 18   [121][9]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Public Jeanette Wilson   [122]

Mount Roskill[edit]

2020 general election: Mount Roskill
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
TEA Vishal Choksi 8   [2]
Voice of the People Warwick Frederikson [123]
Green Golriz Ghahraman Contested Te Atatū in 2017 7   [9]
Social Credit Cliff Hall 3   [50]
New Conservative Alister Hood   [18]
ACT Chris Johnston 39   [6]
National Parmjeet Parmar Contested electorate in 2017 27   [60]
ONE Charlene Pehi 28   [25]
Advance NZ Anil Sharma 7   [21]
Labour Michael Wood 23   [124]

Napier[edit]

2020 general election: Napier
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Deborah Burnside Sought National nomination in 2017 11   [18]
Green James Crow 21   [125][9]
Independent Ian Gaskin Contested Christchurch Central for United Future in 2017 [126]
ACT Judy Kendall 41   [6]
Labour Stuart Nash 12   [125]
National Katie Nimon 45   [127]
Independent John Smith [128]

Nelson[edit]

2020 general election: Nelson
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Chris Baillie 4   [6]
Labour Rachel Boyack Contested electorate in 2017 57   [129]
ONE Deon Claassens 3   [25]
Progressive Aotearoa Bruce Dyer [103]
Outdoors Sue Grey 1   [130]
New Conservative Simon Gutschlag Contested electorate in 2017   [18]
Advance NZ Ben Harris 9   [21]
Opportunities Mathew Pottinger 4   [16]
National Nick Smith 18   [131]
Green Aaron Stallard 41   [132]

New Lynn[edit]

2020 general election: New Lynn
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Steve Abel Contested Māngere in 2002 11   [133][9]
ACT Shawn Blanchfield 24   [6]
Voice of the People Paul Davie Contested electorate for Conservatives in 2017 [134]
Social Credit Lisa Er Contested Mount Roskill for Greens in 2008 13   [50]
NZ First Robert Gore 19   [27]
ONE Khurram Malik 29   [25]
New Conservative Victoria O'Brien 3   [18][135]
Advance NZ Steve Oliver 49   [21]
TEA Smitaben Patel 11   [134]
Labour Deborah Russell 33   [136]
National Lisa Whyte 49   [137]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Carolyn Shanly   [25][39]

New Plymouth[edit]

2020 general election: New Plymouth
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Glen Bennett 72   [138]
New Conservative Murray Chong Contested electorate for NZ First in 2017 13   [139]
Independent Rusty Kane Contested Tauranga in 2017 [140]
Social Credit Kath Lauderdale 5   [50]
Opportunities Dan Thurston-Crow Contested Mount Albert in 2017 19   [16]
Advance NZ Rowena Wood 42   [21]
ACT Ada Xiao 57   [6]
National Jonathan Young 22   [141]

North Shore[edit]

2020 general election: North Shore
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Mike Brewer 12   [18]
Outdoors Sue Dick 23   [42]
Sustainable NZ Mari Huusko 2   [65]
Opportunities Shai Navot 2   [16]
Advance NZ Megan Osborn 41   [21]
Green Liz Rawlings 38   [59]
Labour Romy Udanga Contested electorate in 2017 70   [142]
National Simon Watts 65   [143]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Maggie Barry [144]
ONE Edward Shanly Contesting Hutt South instead   [25]

Northcote[edit]

2020 general election: Northcote
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Dan Bidois 43   [60]
New Conservative Bill Dyet   [18]
Green Natasha Fairley   [59]
Labour Shanan Halbert Contested electorate in 2017
and 2018 by-election
51   [116]
ACT Tim Kronfeld Contested electorate in 2017 43   [6]
Sustainable NZ Bevan Read 11   [65]
Outdoors Lynn Usmani 27   [42]

Northland[edit]

2020 general election: Northland
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Trevor Barfoote   [18][145]
ACT Mark Cameron 8   [6]
Social Credit Brad Flutey Initially selected as Outdoors Party candidate 18   [146][147]
Opportunities Helen Jeremiah 21   [16]
NZ First Shane Jones Contested Whangārei in 2017 4   [148]
National Matt King 40   [149]
Outdoors Michele Mitcalfe 17   [42]
Advance NZ Nathan Mitchell 14   [21]
Labour Willow-Jean Prime Contested electorate in 2017 36   [150]
Independent Mike Shaw [151]
Green Darleen Tana Hoff-Nielsen 42   [152]
Harmony Network NZ Sophia Xiao-Colley [153]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Melanie Taylor Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [18]

Ōhāriu[edit]

2020 general election: Ōhāriu
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ONE Allan Cawood 6   [25]
ACT Sean Fitzpatrick Contested electorate in 2014 29   [6]
Opportunities Jessica Hammond Contested electorate in 2017 3   [16]
National Brett Hudson Contested electorate in 2017 36   [154]
New Conservative Philip Lynch Contested Rimutaka in 2017   [18]
NZ First Tracey Martin Contested Rodney in 2017 3   [155]
Labour Greg O'Connor none   [156]
Green John Ranta 16   [9]
Advance NZ Jolene Smith 32   [157]
Not A Party Liam Walsh Contested Northcote in 2018 by-election [49]

Ōtaki[edit]

2020 general election: Ōtaki
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Tim Costley 59   [158]
New Conservative Martin Frauenstein Contested Ilam in 2017 20   [18]
ACT Wayne Grattan Contested electorate in 2017 35   [6]
Attica Michael Kay Initially selected as Outdoors Party candidate [159][160]
Green Bernard Long   [161]
Labour Terisa Ngobi 65   [162]
ONE Pisa Seala 33   [163]
Social Credit Amanda Vickers Contested electorate as an independent in 2014 2   [50]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Public Michael Feyen   [164][165]
National Nathan Guy [166]

Pakuranga[edit]

2020 general election: Pakuranga
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Simeon Brown 37   [167]
Labour Nerissa Henry 77   [168]
ACT Mo Yee Poon 51   [169]
New Conservative Ian Sampson   [169]
Sustainable NZ Rachel Wood 4   [65]
Green Lawrence Xu-Nan 17   [9]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Stephen Berry Contested East Coast Bays in 2017; withdrew for health reasons 9   [6][170]

Palmerston North[edit]

2020 general election: Palmerston North
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Darroch Ball Contested electorate in 2017 6   [171]
Advance NZ Sharon Lyon 10   [172]
ACT Jack Phillips 49   [6]
New Conservative David Poppelwell   [18]
Green Teanau Tuiono Contested Manurewa in 2017 8   [173][9]
Labour Tangi Utikere Unsuccessfully sought Labour nomination for electorate in 2008 none   [174]
National William Wood 54   [175]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Iain Lees-Galloway Initially re-selected but later chose to retire after losing his ministerial status

Panmure-Ōtāhuhu[edit]

2020 general election: Panmure-Ōtāhuhu
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Contested Manukau East in 2017 24   [176]
Outdoors Phil Bridge 15   [42]
Communist League Patrick Brown Contested Mount Roskill in 2011   [177]
New Conservative Ted Johnston Contested Manukau East in 2017 for The Opportunities Party   [18]
Advance NZ Bryn Jones 38   [21]
Labour Jenny Salesa 13   [178]
Green Mark Simiona 40   [179]

Papakura[edit]

2020 general election: Papakura
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative David Arvidson   [18]
National Judith Collins 1   [60]
Green Sue Cowie   [180]
Labour Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki 44   [181]
NZ First Robert Monds 27   [71]
Advance NZ Vikki-Lee Pomare 29   [21]
Outdoors Teena Smith 25   [42]
ACT Bruce Whitehead Contested Hunua for Libertarianz in 2008 55   [6]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Outdoors Mark Ford   [159]
ONE Lawrence Sami Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [25]

Port Waikato[edit]

2020 general election: Port Waikato
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Heartland Mark Ball Former Franklin District mayor 1   [182]
National Andrew Bayly 17   [183]
Independent Ian Cummings Contested Hunua in 2017 [184]
ONE Ian Johnson 4   [25]
Labour Baljit Kaur Contested Hunua in 2017 none   [185]
ACT Dave King 19   [6]
Advance NZ Jamie Macgregor 36   [21]
Independent Nick Pak [185]
Outdoors Lucille Rutherfurd 14   [42]
New Conservative Steven Senn   [18]
Green Bill Wilson   [185]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Outdoors Steve Hart Contesting Auckland Central instead.   [159]
ACT Niko Kloeten Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [6]

Rangitata[edit]

2020 general election: Rangitata
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Lachie Ashton 4   [18][186]
Social Credit Brannon Favel 9   [50]
National Megan Hands 67   [187]
ACT Hamish Hutton 37   [188]
Outdoors Grant Kelynack 12   [42]
Green Gerrie Ligtenberg Contested electorate in 2011 24   [9]
Labour Jo Luxton Contested electorate in 2017 39   [189]
Advance NZ Aroha Maru 51   [21]
Not A Party James Rae [49]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Andrew Falloon Was re-selected, but later resigned from Parliament [190][191]
Libertarian Party NZ Leonard Wright Announced, but not on final list of candidates [22]

Rangitīkei[edit]

2020 general election: Rangitīkei
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Advance NZ Ricky Cribb 26   [21]
New Conservative Reuben Leung Wai   [18]
National Ian McKelvie 38   [192]
Labour Soraya Peke-Mason Contested Te Tai Hauāuru in 2011 60   [193]
Green Ali Hale Tilley 43   [192]
ACT Neil Wilson Contested electorate in 2017 56   [6]
NZ First Antony Woollams 28   [27]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Cedric Backhouse Initially announced, but later withdrew   [18]
Green Joe Boon Withdrew candidacy due to illness   [173][194]

Remutaka[edit]

2020 general election: Remutaka
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Mark Crofskey 56   [195]
ONE Frank Eijgenraam 8   [25]
Labour Chris Hipkins 6   [196]
NZ First Talani Meikle Contested electorate in 2017 8   [71]
Green Chris Norton 36   [197]
ACT Grae O'Sullivan Contested electorate in 2017 16   [6]
New Conservative Hank Optland   [18]
Advance NZ Michael Stace 4   [21]

Rongotai[edit]

2020 general election: Rongotai
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Taylor Arneil 23   [71]
Green Teall Crossen Contested electorate in 2017 12   [9]
Labour Paul Eagle 47   [198]
Independent Don McDonald [199]
ACT Nicole McKee 3   [6]
Integrity Troy Mihaka [200]
National David Patterson 48   [201]
Opportunities Geoff Simmons Contested Wellington Central in 2017 1   [3]
New Conservative Bruce Welsh Contested electorate in 2017 17   [18]

Rotorua[edit]

2020 general election: Rotorua
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Pete Kirkwood 42   [202]
Labour Claire Mahon 74   [203]
National Todd McClay 6   [202]
New Conservative Alan Tāne Solomon 8   [18]
Green Kaya Sparke 19   [9]
NZ First Fletcher Tabuteau Contested electorate in 2017 2   [204]
ONE Karri-Ann Vercoe 5   [25]
Advance NZ Kiri Ward 13   [21]

Selwyn[edit]

2020 general election: Selwyn
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Stu Armstrong 22   [6]
Labour Reuben Davidson 67   [205]
National Nicola Grigg 60   [206]
Advance NZ Jerry Larason 30   [207]
New Conservative Bronnie Lyell 19   [18]
Green Abe O'Donnell 37   [208]
Independent Calvin Payne [209]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Amy Adams Cancelled planned retirement from
Parliament to seek place on party list;
later returned to original plan
[210]
Libertarian Party NZ Chris Perry Announced, but not on final list of candidates [22]

Southland[edit]

2020 general election: Southland
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Social Credit Elisabeth Dacker 12   [50]
Green David Kennedy Contested Invercargill in 2014   [83]
New Conservative Fiona Meyer   [211]
Labour Jon Mitchell 75   [212]
National Joseph Mooney 62   [213]
Opportunities Joel Rowlands 17   [16]
ONE Judith Terrill 15   [25]
Advance NZ Robert Wilson 45   [21]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Basil Walker Contesting Invercargill as an independent instead   [87]
National Hamish Walker Was re-selected, but later resigned [214]

Taieri[edit]

2020 general election: Taieri
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Robert Andrews 21   [6]
New Conservative Ally Kelleher   [215]
National Liam Kernaghan 51   [216]
Labour Ingrid Leary 59   [217]
Independent Olivier Lequeux [215]
NZ First Mark Patterson Contested Clutha-Southland in 2017 7   [218]
Advance NZ Fred Roberts 60   [21]
ONE Stan Smith 9   [25]
Social Credit Warren Voight Contested Dunedin North for NZ First in 2017 7   [50]
Independent David Webber [215]
Green Scott Willis 13   [51] [9]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Clare Curran [219]
ONE Alex McLaughlin   [25][39]

Takanini[edit]

2020 general election: Takanini
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
TEA John Hong 1   [2]
New Conservative Elliot Ikilei Contested Manurewa in 2017 2   [220]
Advance NZ Mitesh Kagathra 44   [21]
Labour Neru Leavasa 52   [221]
ACT Mike McCormick 45   [6]
National Rima Nakhle 50   [222]
Vision NZ George Ngatai Contested Tāmaki Makaurau for National in 2002 4   [223]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Edward Shanly Contesting Hutt South instead   [25][39]

Tāmaki[edit]

2020 general election: Tāmaki
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Sylvia Boys   [59]
Labour Shirin Brown 79   [224]
ACT Carmel Claridge 13   [6]
National Simon O'Connor 35   [60]
New Conservative Paul Sommer   [225]
Advance NZ Sarai TePou 58   [21]

Taranaki-King Country[edit]

2020 general election: Taranaki-King Country
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Outdoors Chris Grey 24   [42]
National Barbara Kuriger 20   [60]
ACT Brent Miles 46   [6]
Labour Angela Roberts 50   [226]
New Conservative Lee Smith 16   [18]

Taupō[edit]

2020 general election: Taupō
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Ala' Al-Bustanji Contested electorate in 2017 71   [227]
ONE Gary Coffin 18   [25]
Outdoors Micheal Downard 8   [42]
ACT David Freeman 31   [6]
Green Danna Glendining Contested Wellington Central for Alliance in 1996 31   [59]
Advance NZ Antoinette James 46   [21]
New Conservative Jan-Marie Quinn   [18]
National Louise Upston 9   [228]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Outdoors Alan Simmons Contested electorate in 2017   [229]

Tauranga[edit]

2020 general election: Tauranga
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Simon Bridges 4   [230]
Opportunities Andrew Caie 16   [16]
Independent James Capamagian [231]
Green Josh Cole 30   [59]
Advance NZ Daniel Crosa 59   [21]
NZ First Erika Harvey 11   [20]
New Conservative Paul Hignett 15   [18]
Independent Yvette Lamare Contested electorate in 2017 [231]
Outdoors Tracy Livingston Intended to contest Bay of Plenty for Democrats in 2017 3   [42]
ACT Cameron Luxton 15   [6]
Labour Jan Tinetti Contested electorate in 2017 32   [232]

Te Atatū[edit]

2020 general election: Te Atatū
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
TEA Frank Amoah 10   [2]
ACT Simon Court 5   [6]
Green Scott Hindman   [59]
Opportunities Brendon Monk 10   [16]
National Alfred Ngaro Contested electorate in 2017 30   [60]
New Conservative Okusitino Paseka   [18]
Labour Phil Twyford 4   [233]

Tukituki[edit]

2020 general election: Tukituki
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Jan Daffern 25   [234]
Labour Anna Lorck Contested electorate in 2017 none   [235]
Legalise Cannabis Romana Manning 8   [24]
New Conservative Nick McMinn-Collard   [18]
Green Chris Perley Contested electorate in 2017   [125]
Advance NZ Carl Peterson Contested Rotorua for ACT in 2005 37   [126]
ONE Melanie Petrowski 25   [25]
Future Youth Allister Tosh Contested electorate in 2017 [126]
National Lawrence Yule 33   [125]

Upper Harbour[edit]

2020 general election: Upper Harbour
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Jake Bezzant 57   [236]
ACT Karen Chhour 7   [6]
Outdoors Catherine Giorza 7   [42]
Green Ryan Nicholls   [59]
New Conservative Bernadette Soares 7   [237]
TEA Winson Tan 3   [2]
Sustainable NZ Dion Thomas 10   [65]
Advance NZ Peter Vaughn 35   [21]
Labour Vanushi Walters 22   [238]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Paula Bennett Was planning on contesting list only, later retired completely [239][240]

Waikato[edit]

2020 general election: Waikato
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Caleb Ansell   [18]
Labour Kerrin Leoni 66   [241]
ACT James McDowall Contested Hamilton East in 2017 6   [6]
National Tim van de Molen 42   [242]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Advance NZ Craig Taylor Announced, but not on final list of candidates 22   [21]

Waimakariri[edit]

2020 general election: Waimakariri
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Leighton Baker Contested Epsom in 2017 1   [243]
ACT James Davies 26   [6]
National Matthew Doocey 31   [60]
Sustainable NZ John Hyndman 3   [65]
Social Credit Lawrence McIsaac 10   [50]
Advance NZ Shelley Richardson 47   [21]
Labour Dan Rosewarne Contested electorate in 2017 56   [81]
Independent Bjorn Sadler [244]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Nikita McCausland Announced, but not on final list of candidates   [25]

Wairarapa[edit]

2020 general election: Wairarapa
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Mike Butterick 58   [245]
New Conservative Warren Butterworth 24   [18]
Advance NZ Nigel Gray 28   [246]
ACT Roger Greenslade Contested electorate in 2017 36   [6]
Independent Aileen Haeata [247]
NZ First Ron Mark Contested electorate in 2017 5   [248]
Labour Kieran McAnulty Contested electorate in 2017 26   [249]
Green Celia Wade-Brown Former Wellington mayor; contested Rongotai in 2002   [250]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Alastair Scott [251]

Waitaki[edit]

2020 general election: Waitaki
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Troy Allan   [18]
ACT Sean Beamish 23   [6]
National Jacqui Dean 14   [51]
Green Sampsa Kiuru   [87]
Sustainable NZ Brian Mowat-Gainsford 7   [65]
NZ First Anthony Odering 22   [27]
Advance NZ Heather Meri Pennycook 21   [21]
Independent Daniel Shand [252]
Labour Liam Wairepo 80   [253]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Sue Baker Initially announced, but later withdrew   [18]

Wellington Central[edit]

2020 general election: Wellington Central
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Legalise Cannabis Michael Appleby Contested electorate in 2011 1   [24]
Outdoors Robert Bruce 26   [42]
Opportunities Abe Gray Contested Dunedin North in 2017 11   [16]
Advance NZ Rose Greally 48   [21]
Independent Jesse Richardson [254]
New Conservative Liam Richfield   [18]
Labour Grant Robertson 3   [255]
Green James Shaw Contested electorate in 2017 2   [255] [9]
ONE Gina Sunderland 10   [256]
ACT Brooke van Velden Contested Auckland Central in 2017 2   [6]
National Nicola Willis Contested electorate in 2017 13   [255]

West Coast-Tasman[edit]

2020 general election: West Coast-Tasman
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Independent Cory Aitken [257]
New Conservative Karl Barkley   [18]
Social Credit Jack Collin 4   [50]
Independent Peter Ewen [258]
NZ First Jackie Farrelly Contested electorate in 2017 21   [20]
Advance NZ Anne Fitzsimon Contested Nelson for Māori Party in 2005 62   [258]
ACT William Gardner 32   [6]
Outdoors Luke King 9   [42]
Labour Damien O'Connor 14   [259]
Money Free Party Richard Osmaston Contested Nelson in 2017 [258]
National Maureen Pugh Contested electorate in 2017 19   [260]
Green Steve Richards 39   [261]

Whanganui[edit]

2020 general election: Whanganui
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Alan Clay 29   [192]
National Harete Hipango 21   [262]
Independent Hillary Kieft Initially selected as Advance NZ candidate for Taranaki-King Country [263]
Labour Steph Lewis Contested electorate in 2017 55   [264]
New Conservative Jonathan Marshall 23   [18]
Social Credit Heather Smith Contested electorate in 2014 17   [50]
Advance NZ Charlotte Weber 33   [21]

Whangaparāoa[edit]

2020 general election: Whangaparāoa
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Outdoors Tricia Cheel Contested Northcote for Democrats in 2017 10   [42]
Sustainable NZ John Davies 9   [65]
Labour Lorayne Ferguson   [265]
Advance NZ Kathryn Flay 40   [21]
ACT Paul Grace 34   [6]
New Conservative Fiona Mackenzie 5   [18]
National Mark Mitchell 15   [60]

Whangārei[edit]

2020 general election: Whangārei
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Moea Armstrong Contested electorate in 2005 25   [266]
New Conservative Kerry Campbell   [18]
Legalise Cannabis Jennifer de Jonge 10   [267]
Labour Emily Henderson 64   [268]
Social Credit Chris Leitch Contested electorate in 2017 1   [50]
National Shane Reti 5   [60]
ACT David Seymour Not the ACT leader 18   [269]
Opportunities Ciara Swords 18   [16]
ONE Daniel Watts 27   [25]
Advance NZ Chris Wetere 24   [21]
NZ First David Wilson Contested Te Atatū in 2017 9   [20]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
New Conservative Jim Taylor Initially announced, but later withdrew   [18]

Wigram[edit]

2020 general election: Wigram
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Advance NZ Doug Allington 11   [21]
National Hamish Campbell 47   [270]
NZ Economic Euthenics Party Tubby Hansen Perennial candidate; contested electorate in 2017 [271]
Social Credit Deane Landreth 16   [50]
ACT Miles McConway 11   [6]
ONE Linda McLaughlin 24   [25]
Independent Geoff McTague Contested electorate for ALCP in 2011 [271]
New Conservative Averil Nuttall   [18]
Green Richard Wesley Contested electorate in 2017 44   [59]
Labour Megan Woods 5   [272]

Māori electorates[edit]

Hauraki-Waikato[edit]

2020 general election: Hauraki-Waikato
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Richard Hill   [273]
Advance NZ Phillip Lambert 19   [21]
Labour Nanaia Mahuta 10   [274]
Māori Donna Pokere-Phillips Contested Hamilton West for TOP in 2017 5   [275]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Te Rongopai Heta Contesting Hamilton West instead   [25][39]

Ikaroa-Rāwhiti[edit]

2020 general election: Ikaroa-Rāwhiti
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Melissa Hill   [276]
Green Elizabeth Kerekere Contested electorate in 2017 9   [277][9]
Advance NZ Waitangi Kupenga 34   [21]
Māori Heather Te Au-Skipworth 3   [277]
Outdoors Kelly Thurston 20   [42]
Labour Meka Whaitiri 28   [125]

Tāmaki Makaurau[edit]

2020 general election: Tāmaki Makaurau
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Erina Anderson   [278]
Green Marama Davidson Contested electorate in 2017 1   [279][9]
Labour Peeni Henare 18   [280]
Māori John Tamihere Represented electorate as Labour MP, 2002–2005 7   [281]

Te Tai Hauāuru[edit]

2020 general election: Te Tai Hauāuru
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Advance NZ Noeline Apiata 56   [21]
ONE Korrallie Bailey-Taurua 19   [25]
Outdoors Kiri McKee 16   [42]
New Conservative Josh Morgan   [18]
Māori Debbie Ngarewa-Packer 1   [282]
Labour Adrian Rurawhe 24   [283]

Te Tai Tokerau[edit]

2020 general election: Te Tai Tokerau
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ONE Janice Arahanga-Epiha 12   [25]
Labour Kelvin Davis 2   [284]
Independent Clinton Dearlove   [285]
Legalise Cannabis Maki Herbert Contested electorate in 2017 2   [24]
Māori Mariameno Kapa-Kingi 6   [286]
Independent Moemoea Mohoawhenua [287]
New Conservative Daniel Shortland   [288]
Public Billy Te Kahika 1   [289]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ONE Stephanie Harawira Contesting Mana instead   [25][39]

Te Tai Tonga[edit]

2020 general election: Te Tai Tonga
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Tākuta Ferris 4   [275]
Legalise Cannabis Anituhia McDonald 7   [24]
Green Ariana Paretutanganui-Tamati Contested Rongotai for Mana Movement in 2014   [290]
Advance NZ Matiu Thoms 31   [21]
Labour Rino Tirikatene 29   [291]
New Conservative Raymond Tuhaka   [18]

Waiariki[edit]

2020 general election: Waiariki
Notes:

 Blue background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring MP.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
New Conservative Riki Broughton   [18]
Labour Tamati Coffey 37   [202]
Vision NZ Hannah Tamaki 1   [292]
Outdoors Rawiri Tekowhai 13   [42]
Māori Rawiri Waititi Contested electorate for Labour in 2014 2   [293]
Advance NZ Ema Williams 6   [21]

See also[edit]

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