Seats in Parliament

  • National Party 56
  • Labour Party 46
  • New Zealand First Party 9
  • Green Party 8
  • ACT New Zealand 1
  • Total 120


From Papakura to Te Awamutu. From Kawhia in the west, to the Coromandel in the East, that’s the territory of the Hauraki-Waikato region. Hamilton city is also a part of this electorate, as well as the heart of the Māori King movement. 

Labour Party's Nanaia Mahuta is the incumbent MP for Hauraki-Waikato.

Previous result in Hauraki-Waikato.
Current MP Nanaia Mahuta (LABOUR)
Majority 9,223
Total votes 23,216

Hauraki-Waikato - Live Results

Hauraki-Waikato - Provisional Result

Provisional Result

Electorate seat winner

Nanaia Mahuta

Labour Party
Votes: 11,763 (70%)
Margin: 7,535 (45%)

100% of booths reporting as at 11:33pm

Live candidate results for Hauraki-Waikato

Nanaia Mahuta

11763 votes 70%

Donna Pokere-Phillips

4228 votes 25%

Phillip Stephen Lambert

592 votes 4%

Richard Hill

324 votes 2%

Party vote

Party vote winner

Labour Party

Votes: 11,333 (66%)
Margin: 9,347 (54%)
Live party results for Hauraki-Waikato
Labour Party
11333 votes 100%
Māori Party
1986 votes 18%
Green Party
1101 votes 10%
National Party
671 votes 6%
New Zealand First Party
648 votes 6%
Advance NZ
431 votes 4%
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
251 votes 2%
ACT New Zealand
243 votes 2%
Vision New Zealand
193 votes 2%
The Opportunities Party (TOP)
173 votes 2%
New Conservative
73 votes 1%
ONE Party
41 votes 0%
NZ Outdoors Party
38 votes 0%
16 votes 0%
Sustainable New Zealand Party
5 votes 0%
Social Credit
3 votes 0%
Advance NZ
0 votes 0%
0 votes 0%
TEA Party
0 votes 0%

Candidates in: Hauraki-Waikato

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'Offensive': Stop Co-Governance Tour meeting to go ahead in Tauranga, but with warning

Police separate protestors at the Ōrewa leg of Julian Batchelor's 'Stop Co-Governance' tour. Photo: Jake Law / NZ Herald

By Kiri Gillespie and Laura Smith, Bay of Plenty Times

Tauranga City Council is standing by its decision to allow a controversial and “offensive” anti-co-governance tour to use one of its venues despite pressure to pull out.


Rural town steps up to meet challenge of hosting major Tūhoe festival

Performers at the Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe festival in Rotorua in 2018. Photo: RNZ / John Boynton

By Pokere Paewai, RNZ

After a five-year hiatus the biennial Tūhoe festival, Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe, is set to return over Easter weekend.

The Hui Ahurei is the longest running iwi festival in Aotearoa. It marked its 50th year in 2021 but those celebrations have been pushed back till now.

Martin Rakuraku is the chairman of the local organising committee in Waimana, which will host this year's Ahurei.


'They've had enough' - families leave Kawerau after earthquakes

This image shows the depth and size of earthquakes in the Kawerau area between Friday and Sunday.  Source / GNS Science

By Diane McCarthy - Local Democracy Reporting 

Kawerau Mayor Faylene Tunui described Saturday as “a rough day” and, with continuing shallow earthquakes still rocking the area, some residents have left town.

“Saturday was a really long day and it wore a lot of people down,” Tunui said. “People have just had a gutsful. They’re talking about leaving.”


Horny ika, subject of fish farming research

Whānau in the Bay of Plenty are partnering with a University of Waikato science scholar, in the hopes of netting profits in the aquaculture industry by getting ika in the mood.


Kaumātua olympics organiser overwhelmed by numbers for 2023 event

Source: Te Arawa Kaumātua Olympics / Facebook

By Roimata Mihinui, Rotorua Daily Post

Our senior athletes, including some in their 90s, are counting down to the Te Arawa Kaumātua Olympics at the Rotorua Events Centre next Friday.

Organiser Dr Laurie Morrison (Ngāti Whakaue) said the response was almost overwhelming with 38 teams making the deadline. She had anticipated that Cyclone Gabrielle would affect entries.

The inaugural Te Arawa Kaumātua Olympics was held in 2019.

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