Candidates in the New Zealand general election 2017 by electorate

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New Zealand political candidates
in the MMP era

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Seventy-one members of the New Zealand House of Representatives are to be elected from electorates in the general election scheduled to be held on Saturday 23 September 2017.

The following candidates have been officially nominated to contest the electorate vote, broken down by electorate.

General electorates[edit]

Auckland Central[edit]

General election, 2017: Auckland Central[1]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Frank Edwards 48   [2]
Conservative Stephen Greenfield none  
Opportunities Mika Haka 10   [3]
Climate First Leslie Jones
National Nikki Kaye 13   [4]
Green Denise Roche Contested electorate in 2014 13   [5]
ACT Brooke Van Velden 3   [6]
Labour Helen White 40   [7]

Bay of Plenty[edit]

General election, 2017: Bay of Plenty[8]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Raewyn Bennett  
ACT Bruce Carley 18   [6]
NZ First Lester Gray 27   [9]
National Todd Muller 43   [4]
Labour Angie Warren-Clark 39   [10]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Democrats Tracy Livingston Announced, but not on final candidate list 19   [11]

Botany[edit]

General election, 2017: Botany[12]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Wetex Kang 13   [13]
United Future Damian Light 1   [14]
Labour Tofik Mamedov Contested electorate in 2014 67   [15]
National Jami-Lee Ross 27   [4]
ACT Sam Singh 34  
Green Julie Zhu 22   [16]

Christchurch Central[edit]

General election, 2017: Christchurch Central[17]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
United Future Ian Gaskin 9  
Opportunities Doug Hill 7   [18]
Green Peter Richardson 52   [19]
NZ First Phil Robinson none   [20]
Legalise Cannabis Janine Shufflebotham 9  
National Nicky Wagner 22   [4]
Labour Duncan Webb 43   [15]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Green Dora Langsbury Withdrew candidacy due to work commitments   [21]

Christchurch East[edit]

General election, 2017: Christchurch East[22]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Conservative Chris Brosnan Contested Port Hills in 2014 none   [23]
National Jo Hayes Contested electorate in 2014 36   [4]
Legalise Cannabis Paula Lambert 3  
NZ First Melanie Mark-Shadbolt 19   [20]
ACT Toni Severin Contested Christchurch Central in 2014 10   [6]
Green Cathy Sweet 59  
Labour Poto Williams 25   [15]

Clutha-Southland[edit]

General election, 2017: Clutha-Southland[24]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Ban 1080 Brian Adams 4  
Conservative Lachlan Ashton Contested electorate in 2014 6   [23]
Labour Cherie Chapman 62   [25]
Green Rachael Goldsmith Contested electorate in 2014 39   [26]
NZ First Mark Patterson 7   [27][28]
Independent Joe Stringer
National Hamish Walker Contested Dunedin South in 2014 68   [29]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Todd Barclay [30]

Coromandel[edit]

General election, 2017: Coromandel[31]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Anne-Marie Andrews 41   [9]
Labour Nathaniel Blomfield 69   [32]
Ban 1080 Clyde Graf 1  
National Scott Simpson 26   [4]
Green Scott Summerfield 34   [33]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Vineet Shiriwastow Announced, but not on candidate list 37   [6]

Dunedin North[edit]

General election, 2017: Dunedin North[34]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Niki Bould 32   [35]
Labour David Clark 9   [15]
Independent Adrian Graamans Contested electorate in 2014
Opportunities Abe Gray Contested electorate in 2014 for Legalise Cannabis 14  
Independent Stan Lusby Contested electorate in 2014
ACT Sam Purchas 9   [6]
NZ First Warren Voight Contested Dunedin South in 2014 for Democrats 46   [36]
National Michael Woodhouse Contested electorate in 2014 election 10   [4]

Dunedin South[edit]

General election, 2017: Dunedin South[37]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Clare Curran 23   [38]
ACT Dan Doughty 22   [6]
Green Shane Gallagher Contested electorate in 2014 33   [39]
National Matt Gregory 53   [4]
Legalise Cannabis Adrian McDermott 8  
NZ First Kerry Rushton 51   [36]
Opportunities Lindsay Smith 26  

East Coast[edit]

General election, 2017: East Coast[40]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Kiri Allan 21   [15][41]
Green Gareth Hughes Contested Ōhariu in 2008 and 2011 5   [42]
Opportunities Lesley Immink 17   [43]
Independent Tekawe Ratu
NZ First Julian Tilley 42   [9]
National Anne Tolley 11   [4][42]
Māori Rihi Vercoe  

East Coast Bays[edit]

General election, 2017: East Coast Bays[44]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Stephen Berry Contested Upper Harbour in 2014 5   [6]
Labour Naisi Chen 50   [45]
Green Nicholas Mayne 49  
Opportunities Teresa Moore Initially announced as Green Party candidate 3   [18]>[46]
NZ First Ilja Ruppeldt 49   [2]
National Erica Stanford 65   [4]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Rohan Lord Withdrew due to low list placing 72   [47][48]
National Murray McCully [4]

Epsom[edit]

General election, 2017: Epsom[49]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Conservative Leighton Baker Contested Christchurch East in 2014 1   [50]
Green Barry Coates Contested Mount Roskill in 2014 10   [51]
National Paul Goldsmith Contested electorate in 2014 18   [4]
Labour David Parker Contested electorate in 2011 10   [15]
NZ First Julian Paul 33   [2]
ACT David Seymour 1   [6]

Hamilton East[edit]

General election, 2017: Hamilton East[52]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National David Bennett 24   [4]
RONZ Jack Gielen  
ACT James McDowall 13   [6]
NZ First Pita Paraone Contested Whangarei in 2014 11   [53]
Labour Jamie Strange Contested Taupō in 2014 36   [15]
Green Sam Taylor 25   [54]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Democrats Mischele Rhodes Announced, but not on final candidate list   [11]

Hamilton West[edit]

General election, 2017: Hamilton West[55]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Tim Macindoe 25   [4]
Opportunities Donna Pokere-Phillips 6   [18]
Māori Boris Samujh none  
Labour Gaurav Sharma 70   [56]
Independent Roger Stratford
United Future Quentin Todd 6   [14]
Independent Vin Tomar
NZ First Shayne Wihongi 34  
Green Jo Wrigley 28   [57]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Sue Moroney Won nomination before choosing to retire. [58]

Helensville[edit]

General election, 2017: Helensville[59]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Alex Evans 23   [6]
Green Hayley Holt 14   [60]
National Chris Penk Contested Kelston in 2014 64   [4]
NZ First Helen Peterson 20   [61]
Labour Kurt Taogaga 59   [25]
Conservative Brendan Whyte none   [23]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National John Key Retired before election. [62]

Hunua[edit]

General election, 2017: Hunua[63]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Andrew Bayly 39   [4]
Independent Ian Cummings Contested electorate for ACT in 2014 [64]
Labour Baljit Kaur 64   [65]
Green Phil McCabe none  
NZ First Jon Reeves Contested electorate in 2014 16   [2]
ACT Anthony Smith 35   [6]

Hutt South[edit]

General election, 2017: Hutt South[66]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Ginny Andersen Contested Ōhariu in 2014 28   [15]
Outdoors Wilf Bearman-Reidel 4   [67]
National Chris Bishop Contested electorate in 2014 40   [4]
Independent Dorothy Fox
NZ First Alok Gupta 52   [68]
Green Virginia Horrocks   [69]
ACT Andy Parkins 17   [6]
Opportunities Richard Warwick 12   [70]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Trevor Mallard Contesting list only [71]
Green Susanne Ruthven Withdrew citing work commitments 25   [72][73]

Ilam[edit]

General election, 2017: Ilam[74]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Gerry Brownlee 5   [4]
Independent Martin Francis
Conservative Martin Frauenstein 5   [23]
ACT Paul Gilbert 24   [6]
Green David Lee 48   [75]
Independent Raf Manji [76]
Labour Anthony Rimell 71   [77]

Invercargill[edit]

General election, 2017: Invercargill[78]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Ria Bond Contested electorate in 2014 12   [79]
Labour Liz Craig Contested Clutha-Southland in 2014 31   [15]
National Sarah Dowie 41   [4][79]
Green Rochelle Surendran 35   [80]

Kaikōura[edit]

General election, 2017: Kaikōura[81]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Jamie Arbuckle 23   [82]
ACT Richard Evans Contested electorate in 2014 12   [6]
United Future John Foster 8   [14]
Conservative David Greenslade none   [23]
Democrats John McCaskey Contested electorate in 2014 23   [11]
Green Richard McCubbin none  
National Stuart Smith 47   [4]
Labour Janette Walker Contested electorate in 2014 45   [15]

Kelston[edit]

General election, 2017: Kelston[83]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Bala Beeram 57   [4]
NZ First Anne Degia-Pala Contested electorate in 2014 28   [84]
Conservative Warren Knott none   [23]
Legalise Cannabis Jeff Lye Contested electorate in 2014 2  
Labour Carmel Sepuloni 8   [15]
Māori Cinnamon Whitlock 18  

Mana[edit]

General election, 2017: Mana[85]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Kris Faafoi 20   [86]
Not A Party Richard Goode
Green Jan Logie Contested electorate in 2011 and 2014 6   [87]
Independent Gordon Marshall
National Euon Murrell 59   [4]
ACT Shan Ng 8   [6]
United Future Kelleigh Sheffield-Cranstoun 2  
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
NZ First Randall Ratana Announced, but not on final candidate list   [68]

Māngere[edit]

General election, 2017: Māngere[88]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Communist League Felicity Coggan Contested Maungakiekie in 2014 [89]
Green Elaine Dyett 42  
National Agnes Loheni 49   [4][90]
Mana James Papali'i Contested electorate in 2014 3  
NZ First Mataroa Paroro Contested Hutt South in 2014 50   [2]
Labour William Sio 16   [15]
Conservative Kevin Stitt 4   [23]
Māori Esther Tofilau-Tevaga 15   [91]

Manukau East[edit]

General election, 2017: Manukau East[92]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Contested electorate in 2014 32   [4]
Māori Tuilagi Saipele Esera 8   [91]
NZ First William Flesher 43   [2]
Opportunities Ted Faleauto Johnston 13   [18]
Independent Tamatoa Richmond
Labour Jenny Salesa 19   [15]
ACT Bhupinder Singh 4   [6]
Green Raj Singh 56   [93]

Manurewa[edit]

General election, 2017: Manurewa[94]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Katrina Bungard 56   [90][4]
NZ First John Hall Contested electorate in 2014 45   [2]
Māori Tasha Hohaia 14   [95]
Conservative Elliot Ikilei Contested electorate in 2014 2   [96]
Green Teanau Tuiono 16   [97]
Labour Louisa Wall 26   [15]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Sam Singh Contesting Botany instead. 34   [6]

Maungakiekie[edit]

General election, 2017: Maungakiekie[98]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Denise Lee 63   [4]
Māori Manase Lua 12   [91]
NZ First Ken Mahon 55   [2]
Outdoors Derrick Paull 3   [99]
Labour Priyanca Radhakrishnan 12   [100]
Green Chlöe Swarbrick 7   [101]
Communist League Michael Tucker [89]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Sam Lotu-Iiga [102]

Mount Albert[edit]

General election, 2017: Mount Albert[103]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Jacinda Ardern 1   [15]
Green Julie Anne Genter Contested electorate in 2017 by-election 3   [104]
Conservative Jeffrey Johnson Contested electorate in 2014 11   [23]
National Melissa Lee Contested electorate in 2014 31   [4]
NZ First Andrew Littlejohn 53   [2]
Independent Bruce Stockman
Opportunities Dan Thurston 16   [18]
Human Rights Party Anthony van den Heuvel

Mount Roskill[edit]

General election, 2017: Mount Roskill[105]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Mahesh Bindra Contested electorate in 2014 10   [2]
Conservative Kathryn Davie 7   [23]
Independent Bishrul Izadeen
Māori John Kiria 9   [91]
Democrats Andrew Leitch Contested electorate in 2016 by-election 6   [11]
Green Ricardo Menendez March 21   [106]
National Parmjeet Parmar Contested electorate in 2016 by-election 34   [4]
Opportunities Clint Ulyatt 15  
Labour Michael Wood 27   [15]

Napier[edit]

General election, 2017: Napier[107]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Conservative Laurence Day none  
National David Elliott 55   [4]
Māori Maryanne Marsters 22   [91]
Democrats Karl Matthys 10  
Labour Stuart Nash 11   [108]
Green Damon Rusden 54   [109]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Democrats Barry Pulford Announced, but not on final candidate list 21   [108]

Nelson[edit]

General election, 2017: Nelson[110]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Rachel Boyack 48   [111]
Conservative Simon Gutschlag   [23]
Outdoors David Haynes 2   [112]
ACT Paul Hufflett Contested electorate in 2014 28   [6]
Green Matt Lawrey 18   [113]
Money Free Party Richard Osmaston
NZ First Susan Sara 54  
National Nick Smith 15   [4]

New Lynn[edit]

General election, 2017: New Lynn[114]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Peter Chan 26   [115]
Conservative Paul Davie Contested Mount Roskill in 2014 9   [23]
National Paulo Garcia 50   [4]
United Future John Hubscher 7   [14]
Democrats Scott Macarthur 4   [116]
Labour Deborah Russell Contested Rangitīkei in 2014 30   [117]
Green Leilani Tamu 17   [118]
ACT Richard Wells 14   [6]
Māori Karen Williams 23   [91]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour David Cunliffe [119]

New Plymouth[edit]

General election, 2017: New Plymouth[120]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Stuart Bramhall none  
ACT Anneka Carlson 7   [6]
NZ First Murray Chong 30  
Labour Corie Haddock Contested Helensville in 2014 75   [121]
Independent Basil Lawrence
National Jonathan Young 35   [4]

North Shore[edit]

General election, 2017: North Shore[122]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Maggie Barry 17   [4]
Logic Party Miriam Clements
NZ First Joshua Hubbard 24   [2]
Opportunities Matt Isbister 21  
ACT Nick Kearney Contested electorate in 2014 31   [6]
Labour Romy Udanga 47   [123]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Green Kennedy Graham Announced, but not on final candidate list   [46]

Northcote[edit]

General election, 2017: Northcote[124]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Democrats Tricia Cheel 22  
National Jonathan Coleman 8   [4]
Labour Shanan Halbert Contested List in 2014 51   [125]
Green Rebekah Jaung 47  
NZ First Kym Koloni 38   [2]
ACT Tim Kronfield Contested electorate in 2014 30  
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Bruce Haycock Contested Upper Harbour instead. 29   [6]

Northland[edit]

General election, 2017: Northland[126]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Peter Hughes none  
National Matt King 51   [4]
ACT Craig Nelson Contested electorate in 2014 32   [6]
NZ First Winston Peters 1   [127]
Labour Willow-Jean Prime Contested electorate in 2014 & 2015 by-election 17   [128][15]
Conservative Melanie Taylor Contested electorate in 2014 3   [23]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Green David Clendon Announced, but not on final candidate list   [129]
Legalise Cannabis Maki Herbert Announced, but not on final candidate list 1   [127]
Democrats David Wilson Announced, but not on final candidate list 17   [11]

Ōhāriu[edit]

General election, 2017: Ōhāriu[130]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Lisa Close 22   [68]
Opportunities Jessica Hammond Doube 24   [43]
National Brett Hudson Contested electorate in 2014 30   [4]
ACT Andie Moore 16   [6]
United Future Bale Nadakuitavuki Previously standing in Wellington Central 4   [131]
Labour Greg O'Connor 41   [132]
Green Tane Woodley Contested electorate in 2014 27   [133]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
United Future Peter Dunne [134]

Ōtaki[edit]

General election, 2017: Ōtaki[135]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Sam Ferguson 43  
ACT Wayne Grattan 39  
National Nathan Guy 12   [4]
Independent Sam Jennings
Labour Rob McCann Contested electorate in 2014 none   [15]
NZ First Romuald Rudzki Contested Rangitikei in 2014 35   [53]
Opportunities Piri-Hira Tukapua 8  
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
United Future James Maxwell Announced, but not on final candidate list  

Pakuranga[edit]

General election, 2017: Pakuranga[136]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Simeon Brown Contested Manurewa in 2014 60   [4]
Green Guy Hunt 41   [137]
NZ First Suzanne Kelly 29   [2]
Labour Barry Kirker Contested electorate in 2014 66   [138]
Māori Carrie Stoddart-Smith 11   [139]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Maurice Williamson [140]

Palmerston North[edit]

General election, 2017: Palmerston North[141]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Money Free Party Andrew Scott
NZ First Darroch Ball Contested electorate in 2014 5  
Labour Iain Lees-Galloway 14   [15]
Green Thomas Nash 24   [142]
National Adrienne Pierce 54   [4]

Papakura[edit]

General election, 2017: Papakura[143]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Raewyn Bhana 19  
National Judith Collins 16   [4]
NZ First Toa Greening 32   [2]
Labour Jesse Pabla 54   [144]

Port Hills[edit]

General election, 2017: Port Hills[145]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Ruth Dyson 24   [15]
ACT David Fox none  
Democrats Gary Gribben Contested electorate in 2014 24   [11]
National Nuk Korako Contested electorate in 2014 42   [4]
NZ First Denis O'Rourke Contested electorate in 2011 and 2014 13   [146]
Green Eugenie Sage Contested electorate in 2014 4   [147]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Conservative Roger Larkins Contesting Tukituki instead. 10   [23]

Rangitata[edit]

General election, 2017: Rangitata[148]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Tom Corbett Contested electorate in 2014 19   [6]
National Andrew Falloon 61   [4]
Labour Jo Luxton 29   [15]
Green Mojo Mathers Contested Christchurch East in 2014. 9   [149]
Opportunities Olly Wilson 5   [150]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Jo Goodhew [4]

Rangitīkei[edit]

General election, 2017: Rangitīkei[151]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Conservative Cedric Backhouse none   [23]
Green Robin McCandless 31   [142]
National Ian McKelvie 37   [4]
NZ First Rob Stevenson 21   [28]
Labour Heather Warren 60   [152]
ACT Neil Wilson Contested electorate in 2014 37   [6]

Rimutaka[edit]

General election, 2017: Rimutaka[153]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Stefan Grand-Meyer 30   [72]
Labour Chris Hipkins 7   [154]
Conservative Philip Lynch Contested electorate in 2014 none   [23]
NZ First Talani Meikle 25   [68][155]
National Carolyn O'Fallon 58   [4]
ACT Grae O'Sullivan Contested Hutt South in 2014 11   [6]

Rodney[edit]

General election, 2017: Rodney[156]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Harrison Burnard  
Labour Marja Lubeck 32   [157]
NZ First Tracey Martin Contested electorate in 2014 3   [158]
National Mark Mitchell 21   [4]
Opportunities Brittany Owens 20  
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Beth Houlbrooke Announced, but not on final candidate list 2   [6]

Rongotai[edit]

General election, 2017: Rongotai[159]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Teall Crossen 15   [160]
Labour Paul Eagle 34   [161]
National Chris Finlayson Contested electorate in 2014 9   [4]
NZ First Geoff Mills 39   [68]
Opportunities Paddy Plunket 19  
Not a Party Simon Smythe
ACT Chris Sole 36   [6]
Conservative Bruce Welsh Contested electorate in 2014 8   [23]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Labour Annette King Initially contesting list only before deciding to retire [162][163]
United Future Sultan Eusoff Announced, but not on final candidate list   [14]

Rotorua[edit]

General election, 2017: Rotorua[164]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Wendy Biddle 21   [165]
Independent Rachel Clark
Green Richard Gillies 44   [166]
National Todd McClay 14   [4]
Conservative Owen Patterson none   [23]
Labour Ben Sandford 58   [167]
NZ First Fletcher Tabuteau Contested electorate in 2014 4   [9]

Selwyn[edit]

General election, 2017: Selwyn[168]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
National Amy Adams 7   [4]
Labour Tony Condon 72   [169]
ACT Brian Davidson 20   [6]
Green Chrys Horn none  
NZ First Lindy Palmer 56   [20]
Opportunities Nicky Snoyink 11   [150]

Tāmaki[edit]

General election, 2017: Tāmaki[170]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Independent Penny Bright Contested Helensville in 2014
Green Richard Leckinger 23   [171]
Labour Sam McDonald 61   [172]
NZ First Jenny Marcroft 9   [2]
ACT Michael Milne Contested electorate in 2014   [6]
National Simon O'Connor 38   [4]
Māori Mele Pepa 25  

Taranaki-King Country[edit]

General election, 2017: Taranaki-King Country[173]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Hilary Humphrey 55   [174]
National Barbara Kuriger 28   [4]
Green Robert Moore Contested electorate in 2011 and 2014 50   [175]
Conservative Allan Thomson none  

Taupō[edit]

General election, 2017: Taupō[176]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Al'a Al-Bustanji 63   [177]
Green Julie Sandilands 55   [178]
Conservative Denis Shuker none   [23]
Outdoors Alan Simmons Contested electorate in 2014 for United Future 1   [179]
National Louise Upston 19   [4]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
Democrats John Pemberton Announced, but not on final candidate list   [11]

Tauranga[edit]

General election, 2017: Tauranga[180]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Joseph Borell none  
National Simon Bridges 6   [181][4]
Green Emma-Leigh Hodge 45  
Democrats Jason Jobsis 3  
Independent Rusty Kane Contested electorate in 2014 [182]
Independent Yvette Lamare Contested electorate in 2014
NZ First Clayton Mitchell Contested electorate in 2014 6   [181]
ACT Stuart Pedersen Contested electorate in 2014 6   [6]
United Future Ben Rickard Contested Bay of Plenty in 2014 2  
Independent Hugh Robb
Labour Jan Tinetti 15   [183]

Te Atatu[edit]

General election, 2017: Te Atatu[184]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Stephen Fletcher Contested electorate in 2014 38  
Green Golriz Ghahraman 8   [185]
Conservative Marilyn Johnson none   [23]
National Alfred Ngaro Contested electorate in 2014 20   [4]
Independent Tua Schuster
Labour Phil Twyford 5   [186]
NZ First David Wilson 14   [2]

Tukituki[edit]

General election, 2017: Tukituki[187]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Joe Kairau 37  
Conservative Roger Larkins 10  
Labour Anna Lorck Contested electorate in 2014 46   [15]
Green Chris Perley Contested electorate in 2014 20   [109]
Democrats Dick Ryan Contested electorate in 2014 15   [188]
Future Youth Allister Tosh
National Lawrence Yule Incumbent Mayor of Hastings 67   [4]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Craig Foss [189]

Upper Harbour[edit]

General election, 2017: Upper Harbour[190]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Jin An 53   [191]
National Paula Bennett 2   [4]
Green James Goodhue 39   [46]
ACT Bruce Haycock 27  
NZ First Jane Johnston 47   [2]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
ACT Tim Kronfeld Contested Northcote instead. 32   [6]

Waikato[edit]

General election, 2017: Waikato[192]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Stu Husband 17   [28]
Labour Brooke Loader 57   [193]
Green Philippa Stevenson 58   [194]
National Tim van de Molen 66   [4]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Lindsay Tisch [195]
Democrats Carolyn McKenzie Announced, but not on final candidate list   [11]

Waimakariri[edit]

General election, 2017: Waimakariri[196]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Democrats Peter Adcock-White Contested electorate in 2014 20   [11]
Green Nikki Berry none  
National Matthew Doocey 29   [4]
Opportunities Nicola Glenjarman 9  
ACT Stuart Hawkins 26   [6]
Conservative Benjamin Price Contested electorate in 2014 12   [23]
NZ First Richard Prosser Contested electorate in 2014 15   [20]
Māori Aroha Reriti-Crofts Contested electorate in 2014 none  
Labour Dan Rosewarne 52   [15]
Independent Destiny Wiringi

Wairarapa[edit]

General election, 2017: Wairarapa[197]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Roger Greenslade 25   [6]
Independent James Harold
Green John Hart Contested electorate in 2014 12   [198]
NZ First Ron Mark Contested electorate in 2014 2  
Labour Kieran McAnulty Contested electorate in 2014 38  
National Alastair Scott 46   [4]

Waitaki[edit]

General election, 2017: Waitaki[199]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Zelie Allan none   [200]
National Jacqui Dean 23   [4]
NZ First Alexander Familton 40   [201]
Conservative Raymond Lum none   [23]
Opportunities Kevin Neill 24   [150]
Green Patrick Wall 38   [202]
Democrats Hessel Van Wieren Contested electorate in 2014 5   [11]

Wellington Central[edit]

General election, 2017: Wellington Central[203]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Andy Foster 18   [68]
Independent Gayaal Iddamalgoda [204]
Labour Grant Robertson 4   [205]
Independent Peter Robinson Contested electorate in 2014
Green James Shaw contested electorate in 2011 and 2014 1   [205]
Opportunities Geoff Simmons Contested Mount Albert in 2017 by-election 2   [43]
ACT Michael Warren 15   [6]
Not A Party Bob Wessex
National Nicola Willis 48   [4]
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
United Future Bale Nadakuitavuki Moved to Ōhāriu after Peter Dunne retired   [206]

West Coast-Tasman[edit]

General election, 2017: West Coast-Tasman[207]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Money Free Party Liam Anderson
Democrats Jack Collin 11  
NZ First Jackie Farrelly 31  
Green Kate Fulton 26   [208]
GOdsownNZ Claire Holley Contested electorate in 2014 for Conservatives [209]
ACT Zeb Markland none   [210]
Labour Damien O'Connor 18   [15]
National Maureen Pugh Contested electorate in 2014 election 44   [4]
Ban 1080 Peter Salter Contested electorate in 2014 3  
Independent Steven Wilkinson Contested electorate in 2014

Whanganui[edit]

General election, 2017: Whanganui[211]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Alan Davidson Contested electorate in 2014 21  
National Harete Hipango 62   [4]
Labour Steph Lewis 42   [212]
Green Nicola Patrick 51   [213]
NZ First Reginald Skipworth 36  
Retiring incumbents and withdrawn candidates
National Chester Borrows [214]
ACT Colin Anderson Announced, but not on final candidate list 18   [6]

Whangarei[edit]

General election, 2017: Whangarei[215]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
ACT Robin Grieve Contested electorate in 2014 none   [6]
Green Ash Holwell 29   [216]
NZ First Shane Jones Former Labour MP 8   [217]
Democrats Chris Leitch Contested electorate in 2014 2   [218]
Independent Marie Minhinnick
National Shane Reti 45   [4]
Labour Tony Savage 56   [219]
Conservative Jim Taylor none   [23]

Wigram[edit]

General election, 2017: Wigram[220]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
NZ First Tane Apanui 44   [20]
Economic Euthenics Tubby Hansen Contested electorate in 2014
National David Hiatt 52   [4]
ACT Ruth Knights  
Independent Geoff McTague
Democrats John Ring Contested electorate in 2014 13   [11]
Green Richard Wesley 40   [221]
Labour Megan Woods 6   [15]

Māori electorates[edit]

Hauraki-Waikato[edit]

General election, 2017: Hauraki-Waikato[222]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Nanaia Mahuta none   [223]
Māori Rahui Papa 3   [224]

Ikaroa-Rāwhiti[edit]

General election, 2017: Ikaroa-Rāwhiti[225]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Marama Fox Contested electorate in 2014 1   [226]
Green Elizabeth Kerekere 19   [227]
Labour Meka Whaitiri none   [226]

Tāmaki Makaurau[edit]

General election, 2017: Tāmaki Makaurau[228]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Marama Davidson Contested electorate in 2014 2   [227]
Labour Peeni Henare none   [15]
Māori Shane Taurima 4   [229]

Te Tai Hauāuru[edit]

General election, 2017: Te Tai Hauāuru[230]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Green Jack McDonald Contested electorate in 2011 and 2014 11   [231]
Labour Adrian Rurawhe none   [232][233]
Māori Howie Tamati 6   [234]
Independent Wikitoria Waitai-Rapana

Te Tai Tokerau[edit]

General election, 2017: Te Tai Tokerau[235]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Kelvin Davis 2   [128]
Mana Hone Harawira MP 2005–14 1   [236]
Legalise Cannabis Maki Herbert 1  
Green Godfrey Rudolph 53   [227]

Te Tai Tonga[edit]

General election, 2017: Te Tai Tonga[237]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Legalise Cannabis Emma-Jane Mihaere Kingi Contested electorate in 2014 5  
Māori Mei Reedy-Taare 5   [238]
Labour Rino Tirikatene none   [239]
Green Metiria Turei contested Dunedin North in 2014 none   [239]

Waiariki[edit]

General election, 2017: Waiariki[240]
Notes:

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

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Māori Te Ururoa Flavell 2   [241]
Labour Tamati Coffey Contested Rotorua in 2014 35   [15]

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