Whau Local Board

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Whau Local Board
Local board of Auckland Council
Whau in Auckland
Whau in Auckland
Country New Zealand
Region Auckland
Territorial authority Auckland
Ward Whau
Legislated 2010
 • Board chair Derek Battersby
Population (30 June 2009)[1]
 • Total 76,400
Local Board Members
5 / 7
Community First
1 / 7
Progressive Independents
1 / 7
Last election
Next election

The Whau Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, which replaced Auckland's previous eight councils on 1 November 2010.

The Whau board, named after the Whau River estuary which runs through the board area, covers the suburbs of Avondale, Blockhouse Bay, Green Bay, Kelston, New Lynn and New Windsor.[2] The total population residing in the Whau Local Board area, as of June 2009, was 76,400.[1]

The board consists of seven members elected at-large. The first members were elected in the nationwide local elections on Saturday 9 October 2010.