David Ogden (politician)

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David Kevin Ogden (born 1944) was the mayor of Lower Hutt in the Wellington region of New Zealand.

Ogden stood in the 1999 election in the Hutt South electorate for Future New Zealand and gained 1.57% of the electorate vote.[1] He was in rank 13 on the Future New Zealand party list.[2]

Ogden was first elected Mayor in 2004, beating incumbent Mayor John Terris. He was re-elected in 2007 with a reduced majority,[3] but was defeated in 2010 by sitting councillor Ray Wallace.[4][5]

He is a chartered accountant.[6]


  1. ^ "Candidate vote details – Hutt South". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Party Lists of Unsuccessful Registered Parties". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Boyack, Nicholas (20 July 2010). "Ray Wallace confirms he'll take on Ogden for Hutt mayoralty". The Hutt News. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Nichols, Lane (9 October 2010). "New mayor for Lower Hutt". The Dominion Post. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  5. ^ Boyack, Nicholas (13 October 2010). "Wallace topples Ogden for Hutt mayoralty". The Dominion Post. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "David Ogden" (PDF). Hutt Valley Health District Board. Hutt City. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  • "Election profile" in Dominion Post of 18 September 2004 page A8
Political offices
Preceded by
John Terris
Mayor of Lower Hutt
Succeeded by
Ray Wallace