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 Tokerau

From Te Rerenga Wairua in the North to Sunnyvale and stopping at the Auckland Harbour Bridge at its southern most point. From Bethells Beach in the west to Devonport and reaching to Rangitoto and Motutapu Islands in the East, this is Te Tai Tokerau electorate.  It includes Kaitaia, Whangārei and parts of West Auckland. 

Labour Party's Kelvin Davis is the incumbent MP for Te Tai Tokerau, and is currently sitting at No.2 on his Party List as Deputy Leader.

Previous result in Te Tai Tokerau.
Current MP Kelvin Davis (LABOUR)
Majority 4,807
Total votes 24,933

Te Tai Tokerau - Live Results

Te Tai Tokerau - Provisional Result

Provisional Result

Electorate seat winner

Kelvin Davis

Labour Party
Votes: 11,594 (59%)
Margin: 6,601 (33%)

100% of booths reporting as at 1:10am

Live candidate results for Te Tai Tokerau

Kelvin Davis

11594 votes 59%

Mariameno Kapa-Kingi

4993 votes 25%

Maki Herbert

1388 votes 7%

Billy Te Kahika

976 votes 5%

Janice Arahanga-Epiha

321 votes 2%

Daniel Shortland

217 votes 1%

Clinton Dearlove

216 votes 1%

Moemoea Mohoawhenua

81 votes 0%

Party vote

Party vote winner

Labour Party

Votes: 12,374 (62%)
Margin: 10,383 (52%)
Live party results for Te Tai Tokerau
Labour Party
12374 votes 100%
Māori Party
1991 votes 16%
New Zealand First Party
1569 votes 13%
Green Party
1465 votes 12%
National Party
728 votes 6%
Advance NZ
515 votes 4%
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
479 votes 4%
ACT New Zealand
272 votes 2%
The Opportunities Party (TOP)
207 votes 2%
ONE Party
204 votes 2%
Vision New Zealand
94 votes 1%
New Conservative
90 votes 1%
69 votes 1%
NZ Outdoors Party
27 votes 0%
Sustainable New Zealand Party
5 votes 0%
Social Credit
2 votes 0%
TEA Party
1 vote 0%
Advance NZ
0 votes 0%
0 votes 0%

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