Manurewa (New Zealand electorate)

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Manurewa electorate boundaries used since the 2008 election

Manurewa is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate in southern Auckland. Louisa Wall has represented the electorate since the 2011 election.

Population centres[edit]

The electorate is based around the suburb of Manurewa. It includes Wiri, Manukau Central, Manukau Heights and Goodwood Heights in the north. It stretches south to Clendon Park and Weymouth.[1]

In boundary changes in 2002, some areas moved to Clevedon and Manukau East electorates. In the 2007 boundary review, Wattle Downs and parts of Manurewa East moved to Papakura electorate.[1] Boundary changes for the 2008 election made Manurewa even safer for Labour, although some party loyalists were apparently upset that this had the effect of making the neighbouring seat of Papakura less marginal and more inclined towards National.

The 2013/14 redistribution did not change the boundaries further.[2]

History[edit]

Manurewa is generally regarded as a safe Labour seat. Louisa Wall won the Manurewa electorate in the 2011 election and was returned to the 50th New Zealand Parliament;[3] she had opted not to be on Labour's party list that time.[4] She was back on the list (in position 12) for the 2014 election but won her electorate comfortably.[5]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at general elections.

Key

 Labour    National  

Election Winner
1963 election Phil Amos
1966 election
1969 election
1972 election
1975 election Merv Wellington
1978 election Roger Douglas
1981 election
1984 election
1987 election
1990 election George Hawkins
1993 election
1996 election
1999 election
2002 election
2005 election
2008 election
2011 election Louisa Wall
2014 election
2017 election

List MPs[edit]

Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Manurewa electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and ended at general elections.

Election Winner
20091 Cam Calder
2011 election

1Calder became an MP on the resignation of Richard Worth in June 2009.[6]

Election results[edit]

2017 election[edit]

General election, 2017: Manurewa[7]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY Louisa Wall 15,577 57.39 +4.15 16,592 58.40 +5.74
National Katrina Bungard 7,203 26.54 −2.42 8,109 28.54 +1.05
NZ First John Hall 1,691 6.23 −1.41 1,869 6.58 −2.84
Green Teanau Tuiono 880 3.24 −1.03 698 2.46 −1.48
Māori Tasha Hohaia 806 2.97 −1.07 313 1.10 +0.41
Conservative Elliot Ikilei 342 1.26 −0.87 98 0.34 −2.46
Opportunities   210 0.74
Legalise Cannabis   104 0.37 ±0.00
ACT   75 0.26 −0.31
People's Party   58 0.20
Mana   22 0.08
United Future   15 0.05 −0.04
Democrats   12 0.04 +0.02
Outdoors   9 0.03
Ban 1080   7 0.02 −0.03
Internet   4 0.01
Informal votes 643 218
Total Valid votes 27,142 28,413
Labour hold Majority 8,374 30.85 +6.57

2014 election[edit]

General election, 2014: Manurewa[8]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY Louisa Wall 14,038 53.24 −10.03 14,579 52.66 −4.77
National Simeon Brown 7,636 28.96 +2.10 7,612 27.49 +1.36
NZ First John Hall 2,015 7.64 +3.17 2,609 9.42 +2.06
Green Trish Tupou 1,127 4.27 +4.27 1,092 3.94 ±0.00
Conservative Elliot Ikilei 562 2.13 −0.56 776 2.80 +0.54
Mana Yvonne Dainty 268 1.02 −0.62
Māori Raewyn Bhana 238 0.90 +0.26 191 0.69 +0.05
Internet Mana   315 1.14 +0.29[a]
ACT   158 0.57 −0.03
Legalise Cannabis   102 0.37 −0.03
United Future   24 0.09 −0.13
Ban 1080   15 0.05 +0.05
Civilian   10 0.04 +0.04
Democrats   6 0.02 +0.01
Focus   1 0.00 +0.00
Informal votes 481 197
Total Valid votes 26,365 27,687
Turnout 27,687 67.63 +2.53
Labour hold Majority 6,402 24.28 −12.13

2011 election[edit]

General election, 2011: Manurewa[9]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Louisa Wall 14,961 63.27 +9.31 14,517 57.43 +5.21
National Cam Calder 6,351 26.86 -0.24 6,606 26.13 -4.20
NZ First John Hall 1,122 4.47 +1.92 1,861 7.36 +2.83
Conservative Richard Addis 636 2.69 +2.69 572 2.26 +2.26
Mana Richard Shortland Cooper 387 1.64 +1.64 215 0.85 +0.85
ACT David Peterson 189 0.80 -2.71 153 0.60 -0.43
Green   995 3.94 +1.69
Māori   163 0.64 -0.62
Legalise Cannabis   101 0.40 +0.05
United Future   56 0.22 -0.43
Alliance   22 0.09 +0.02
Libertarianz   13 0.05 +0.02
Democrats   3 0.01 +0.004
Informal votes 1,108 411
Total Valid votes 23,646 25,688
Labour hold Majority 8,610 36.41 +9.55

Electorate (as at 26 November 2011): 39,461[10]

2008 election[edit]

General election, 2008: Manurewa[11]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY George Hawkins 13,511 53.96 13,673 52.22
National Cam Calder 6,785 27.10 7,941 30.33
Pacific Vui K Sapa'u Vitale 1,138 4.55 909 3.47
Green Alan Johnson 963 3.85 588 2.25
ACT Michael James Bailey 879 3.51 633 2.42
NZ First John Hall 707 2.82 1,187 4.53
Family Party Richard Lewis 514 2.05 193 0.74
Progressive Sukhdev Singh Bains 263 1.05 276 1.05
United Future Jim Stowers 185 0.74 170 0.65
Kiwi Amjad Khan 92 0.37 66 0.25
Māori   331 1.26
Legalise Cannabis   92 0.35
Bill and Ben   90 0.34
Libertarianz   7 0.03
RAM   7 0.03
Workers Party   7 0.03
RONZ   5 0.02
Alliance   4 0.02
Democrats   2 0.01
Informal votes 408 220
Total Valid votes 25,037 26,181
Labour hold Majority 6,726 26.86

2005 election[edit]

General election, 2005: Manurewa[12]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY George Hawkins 17,759 59.66 18,254 59.11
National Fepulea'i Aiono 6,092 20.42 7,938 25.70
NZ First Lindy Palmer 1,868 6.26 1,714 5.55
Māori Rangi McLean 819 2.75 407 1.32
United Future Noel Hinton 940 3.15 624 2.02
Destiny Patrick Komene 692 2.32 387 1.25
Progressive Raghbir Singh 609 2.04 397 1.29
ACT Glen Snelgar 582 1.95 232 0.75
Family Rights Amelia Fepulea'i 238 0.80 105 0.34
Alliance Paul Protheroe 110 0.37 21 0.07
Direct Democracy Kelvyn Alp 85 0.28 42 0.14
Green   603 1.95
Legalise Cannabis   74 0.24
Christian Heritage   50 0.16
One NZ   10 0.03
Libertarianz   8 0.03
99 MP   6 0.02
Democrats   6 0.02
RONZ   4 0.01
Informal votes 474 188
Total Valid votes 29,834 30,882
Labour hold Majority 11,707 39.24

2002 election[edit]

General election, 2002:Manurewa
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY George Hawkins 15,821 62.24 -4.91 14,752 56.55 +4.71
National Enosa Auva'a 3,273 12.88 -5.59 3,261 12.50 -12.18
NZ First John Bryce Geary 1,881 7.40 2,658 10.19 +6.85
Green Alan Johnson 1,193 4.69 970 3.72 +0.57
United Future Peter Collins 994 3.91 1,443 5.53
ACT Bryce Bevin 992 3.90 1,332 5.11 +0.12
Christian Heritage Daniel W Willis 546 2.15 509 1.95 -0.87
Progressive Susi Pa'o Williams 329 1.29 550 2.11
Alliance Hayley Rawhiti 287 1.13 249 0.95 -5.42
Reform's Tahi Dave Bergersen 55 0.22
Independent Tuporo (Tommy) Maroroa 49 0.19
ORNZ   186 0.71
Legalise Cannabis   141 0.54 -0.50
Mana Māori   15 0.06 +0.02
One NZ   14 0.05 0.00
NMP   5 0.02 -0.01
Informal votes 328 164
Total Valid votes 25,420 26,085
Labour hold Majority 12,548 49.36 +0.68

1999 election[edit]

General election, 1999:Manurewa
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY George Hawkins 18,018 67.15 +11.68 14,140 51.84 +13.12
National Enosa Auva'a 4,956 18.47 6,730 24.68 -3.14
Alliance Toia Lucas 1,168 4.35 1,737 6.37 -1.73
ACT Lech Beltowski 880 3.28 1,361 4.99 +1.24
Christian Heritage Uaita Levi 753 2.81 770 2.82
NZ First Lindy Palmer 716 2.67 911 3.34 -9.74
Mauri Pacific Ann Batten 304 1.13 44 0.16
Mana Wahine Te Ira Tangata Lumã'ava Samuelu-Pula 38 0.14
Green   859 3.15
Legalise Cannabis   284 1.04 -0.72
Future NZ   164 0.60
United NZ   71 0.26 -0.56
Libertarianz   53 0.19 +0.17
McGillicuddy Serious   42 0.15 -0.10
Animals First   40 0.15 -0.05
Natural Law   19 0.07 -0.04
One NZ   13 0.05
Mana Māori   12 0.04 +0.03
People's Choice   10 0.04
NMP   9 0.03
Republican   4 0.01
South Island   1 0.00
Freedom Movement   0 0.00
Informal votes 849 408
Total Valid votes 26,833 27,274
Labour hold Majority 13,062 48.68 +14.75

1996 election[edit]

General election, 1996: Manurewa[13][14][15]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY George Hawkins 14,015 55.47 9,820 38.72
National Les Marinkovich 5,442 21.54 7,055 27.82
NZ First Roger Mail 2,240 8.87 3,317 13.08
Alliance Willie Jackson 1,492 5.91 2,054 8.10
Christian Coalition Braden Matson 781 3.09 1,147 4.52
ACT John Thompson 555 2.20 951 3.75
United NZ Malcolm Hood 378 1.50 209 0.82
McGillicuddy Serious Derek Craig 151 0.60 64 0.25
Green Society Colin Amery 145 0.57 41 0.16
Natural Law Faye McLaren 67 0.27 29 0.11
Legalise Cannabis   447 1.76
Ethnic Minority Party 69 0.27
Animals First   50 0.20
Progressive Green   41 0.16
Advance New Zealand 37 0.15
Superannuitants & Youth   18 0.07
Conservatives   4 0.02
Libertarianz   4 0.02
Mana Māori   3 0.01
Asia Pacific United 2 0.01
Te Tawharau 0 0.00
Informal votes 209 113
Total Valid votes 25,266 25,362
Labour hold Majority 8,573 33.93

1993 election[edit]

General election, 1993: Manurewa[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Hawkins 7,476 44.50 +0.21
National Mark Chalmers 3,462 20.60
Alliance Pat Robinson 3,183 18.94
NZ First Don Roa 2,156 12.83
Christian Heritage Shane Kennedy 388 2.30
McGillicuddy Serious Derek Craig 135 0.80 +0.26
Majority 4,014 23.89 +16.86
Turnout 16,800 78.19 +0.29
Registered electors 21,484

1990 election[edit]

General election, 1990: Manurewa[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Hawkins 7,266 44.71
National Patrick Baker 6,113 37.62
NewLabour Pat Robinson 1,135 6.98
Green Anaru Kira 1,025 6.30
Social Credit Debbie Elanor Stewart 251 1.54
Democrats Paumea Horton McKay 205 1.26
Independent Shirley Jane Watson 164 1.00 -0.15
McGillicuddy Serious Derek Craig 89 0.54
Communist League Michael Treen 11 0.06
Majority 1,143 7.03
Turnout 16,249 77.90 -5.70
Registered electors 20,857

1987 election[edit]

General election, 1987: Manurewa[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Douglas 9,255 56.49 +2.04
National G Cunningham 6,203 37.86
Democrats John Edward Kilford 606 3.69 -1.18
Independent Shirley Jane Watson 189 1.15 +0.51
NZ Party W A Bercich 129 0.78
Majority 3,052 18.63 -7.81
Turnout 16,382 83.60 -7.26
Registered electors 19,594

1984 election[edit]

General election, 1984: Manurewa[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Douglas 10,157 54.45 +8.49
National Stuart Leenstra 5,224 28.00
NZ Party Michael Jack 2,143 11.48
Social Credit John Edward Kilford 909 4.87
Independent Shirley Jane Watson 120 0.64
Values R A MacMillan 72 0.38 -0.44
Independent R H Okesene 27 0.14
Majority 4,933 26.44 +12.35
Turnout 18,652 90.86 +3.28
Registered electors 20,528

1981 election[edit]

General election, 1981: Manurewa[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Douglas 9,126 45.96 -1.46
National Keith Ralph 6,311 31.59
Social Credit Paul Norman 4,371 21.88 +4.60
Values R A MacMillan 165 0.82 -0.43
Majority 2,815 14.09 +0.25
Turnout 19,973 87.58 +19.89
Registered electors 22,804

1978 election[edit]

General election, 1978: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Roger Douglas 8,449 47.42
National Peter O'Brien 5,982 33.58
Social Credit Paul Norman 3,079 17.28
Values R A McMillan 224 1.25
Independent Labour G H Bibb 80 0.44
Majority 2,467 13.84
Turnout 17,814 67.69 -13.18
Registered electors 26,316

1975 election[edit]

General election, 1975: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Merv Wellington 9,558 47.74
Labour Phil Amos 8,200 40.96 -12.47
Social Credit Paumea Horton McKay 1,296 6.47
Values Malcolm Hardwick 925 4.62
Alpha A M Filmer 21 0.10
Independent P F McCullagh 11 0.05
Democratic Labour A L Hughes 8 0.03
Majority 1,358 6.78
Turnout 20,019 80.87 -7.08
Registered electors 24,753

1972 election[edit]

General election, 1972: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Amos 8,221 53.43 +3.80
National Patrick Norman Baker 5,824 37.85 -3.93
Social Credit L J Laurenson 872 5.66
Values K D Hooks 287 1.86
New Democratic Thomas Higham 180 1.17 -6.20
Majority 2,397 15.58 +7.73
Turnout 15,384 87.95 -0.23
Registered electors 17,490

1969 election[edit]

General election, 1969: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Amos 8,668 49.63 -0.10
National Patrick Norman Baker 7,297 41.78
Social Credit Thomas Higham 1,287 7.37 +0.79
Socialist Unity Christopher Ruthe 140 0.80
Informal votes 70 0.40
Majority 1,371 7.85 -4.36
Turnout 17,462 88.18 -4.44
Registered electors 19,802

1966 election[edit]

General election, 1966: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Amos 9,725 49.73 -1.58
National B F Kimpton 7,336 37.51
Social Credit Thomas Higham 1,287 6.58 +1.13
Communist Stan Hieatt 147 0.75
Majority 2,389 12.21 +3.51
Turnout 19,554 83.74 -6.48
Registered electors 23,350

1963 election[edit]

General election, 1963: Manurewa[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Amos 8,988 51.31
National Leon Götz 7,464 42.61
Social Credit Thomas Higham 956 5.45
Communist Hugh John McLeod 109 0.62
Majority 1,524 8.70
Turnout 19,414 90.22
Registered electors 19,414


Table footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ 2014 Internet Mana swing is relative to the votes for Mana in 2011; it shared a party list with Internet in the 2014 election.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Manurewa: Electoral Profile". New Zealand Parliament. Parliamentary Library. 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Report of the Representation Commission 2014 (PDF). Representation Commission. 4 April 2014. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-477-10414-2. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Cheng, Derek (6 April 2011). "Louisa Wall back in Parliament". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Louisa Wall passes on Labour's list". 3News. 11 April 2011. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Official Count Results -- Manurewa". Electoral Commission. 4 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "John Key statement on Richard Worth". The New Zealand Herald. 12 June 2009. 
  7. ^ "Manurewa - Official Result". Electoral Commission. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Official Count Results -- Manurewa (2014)". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  9. ^ 2011 election results
  10. ^ "Enrolment statistics". Electoral Commission. 26 November 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  11. ^ 2008 election results
  12. ^ "Official Count Results -- Manurewa". Electoral Commission. 1 October 2005. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 
  13. ^ "Electorate Candidate and Party Votes Recorded at Each Polling Place - Manurewa, 1996" (PDF). Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Part III - Party Lists of Successful Registered Parties" (PDF). Electoral Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  15. ^ "Part III - Party Lists of unsuccessful Registered Parties" (PDF). Electoral Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  16. ^ Part 1: Votes recorded at each polling place (Technical report). New Zealand Chief Electoral Office. 1993. 
  17. ^ Part 1: Votes recorded at each polling place (Technical report). New Zealand Chief Electoral Office. 1990. p. 61. 
  18. ^ a b c Norton 1988, p. 271.
  19. ^ a b c d e f Norton 1988, p. 270.

References[edit]

  • Norton, Clifford (1988). New Zealand Parliamentary Election Results 1946–1987: Occasional Publications No 1, Department of Political Science. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington. ISBN 0-475-11200-8. 

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