Seats in Parliament

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

Te Tai Hauāuru

From Maungatautari in the north, to Grenada North, Tawa, in the Wellington region. From Atiamuri, to the most Western tip of the North Island, this is the electorate of Te Taihauāuru. It includes the Taranaki, Whanganui and Manawatū regions. 

Labour Party's Adrian Rurawhe is the incumbent MP for Te Tai Hauāuru.

Previous result in Te Tai Hauāuru.
Current MP Adrian Rurawhe (LABOUR)
Majority 1,039
Total votes 23,044

Te Tai Hauāuru - Live Results

Te Tai Hauāuru - Provisional Result

Provisional Result

Electorate seat winner

Adrian Rurawhe

Labour Party
Votes: 9,431 (50%)
Margin: 1,121 (6%)

100% of booths reporting as at 1:33am

Live candidate results for Te Tai Hauāuru

Adrian Rurawhe

9431 votes 50%

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer

8310 votes 44%

Noeline Apiata

531 votes 3%

Korrallie Bailey-Taurua

247 votes 1%

Kiri McKee

224 votes 1%

Joshua Morgan

190 votes 1%

Party vote

Party vote winner

Labour Party

Votes: 12,096 (63%)
Margin: 9,193 (48%)
Live party results for Te Tai Hauāuru
Labour Party
12096 votes 100%
Māori Party
2903 votes 24%
Green Party
1263 votes 10%
New Zealand First Party
718 votes 6%
National Party
599 votes 5%
Advance NZ
462 votes 4%
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
268 votes 2%
ACT New Zealand
230 votes 2%
The Opportunities Party (TOP)
204 votes 2%
ONE Party
154 votes 1%
Vision New Zealand
75 votes 1%
New Conservative
65 votes 1%
NZ Outdoors Party
29 votes 0%
15 votes 0%
Social Credit
5 votes 0%
Sustainable New Zealand Party
4 votes 0%
TEA Party
3 votes 0%
Advance NZ
0 votes 0%
0 votes 0%

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