Hibiscus and Bays Local Board

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Hibiscus and Bays Local Board
Hibiscus and Bays in Auckland
Hibiscus and Bays in Auckland
CountryNew Zealand
RegionAuckland
Territorial authorityAuckland Council
WardAlbany ward
Legislated2010
Government
 • Board chairJulia Parfitt (People over politics)
Population
(June 2018)[1]
 • Total107,500
Local Board Members[2]
Structure
People over Politics
3 / 8
People and Penlink First
3 / 8
Positively Penlink
1 / 8
Not affiliated
1 / 8
Elections
Last election
2016
Next election
2019

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's Albany ward councillors.

The board, named after the Hibiscus Coast and the seaside bays to the north of Auckland city, covers much of the eastern side of Auckland's North Shore. It includes the suburbs that make up the Hibiscus Coast and East Coast Bays.[3] The total population residing in the board's area, in the 2013 New Zealand Census, was 89,832.[4]

The board is governed by eight board members elected at-large.

2016-19 term[edit]

The current board members, originally elected in the 2016 local body elections, in election order:[5]

Julia Parfitt, People over Politics, (8481 votes)
Janet Fitzgerald, Positively Penlink, (7924 votes)
Mike Williamson, People and Penlink First, (7687 votes)
Vicki Watson, People and Penlink First, (6856 votes)
Caitlin Watson, People and Penlink First, (6508 votes)
David Cooper, People over Politics, (5986 votes)
Christina Bettany, (no affiliation), (5847 votes)
Gary Holmes, People over Politics, (5645 votes)

See also[edit]

  • Penlink - a proposed bypass highway

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2018 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-18 (2017 boundaries)". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Election results 2016". Aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. Retrieved 2016-10-29.
  3. ^ "Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Profile" (PDF). Auckland Council. February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Profile" (PDF). Auckland Council. February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Local board members" (PDF). Auckland Council. Retrieved 24 February 2018.