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%

Candidates in: Te Tai Tokerau

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The Chop Shop: A place for young Māori men to talk

A Northland barbershop opening its doors to young Māori men to help deal with mental health issues and all things related to being a rangatahi has been turned into a docuseries for RNZ.

The docuseries, named The Barber Shop is a six-part video documentary series and follows rangatahi from Northland who speak on a range of issues, including mental health.

The Chop Shop in Kerikeri is run by local Denny Harden and has long been known as a safe place for rangatahi to congregate and discuss their issues. He says the shop started from humble beginnings.

Black Ferns prepared for 'nothing to lose' Wales side in quarter-final world cup clash

The Rugby World Cup has seen stellar action and upsets galore but more importantly has showcased the top levels of women's rugby in Aotearoa on an international stage as never before.

With pool action now complete, the tournament has reached the quarter-finals and knockout stage. Today in Whangārei the Black Ferns take on Wales in tournament clash number two.

Minister backs improved water quality for marae

The Local Government Minister was on the East Coast today looking at a pilot programme aimed at improving the drinking water of Māori communities.

Nanaia Mahuta met leaders of marae that have been part of the programme, which will serve as a template when it's eventually rolled out to remote marae, papakāinga, and kōhanga reo across the country. 

She told teaomā, that in the past it was difficult to fix some aspects of marae hence the funding for families who live near marae in rural areas.


Aotearoa's top Māori surfers making waves in North

Jacob Buckle during Saturday's heats at Mukerau Point, Ahipara.  Photo Credit / Photo CPL

The country's top Māori surfers are competing in the Aotearoa Māori Surfing Titles in Ahipara, Te Tai Tokerau this Labour weekend.

More than 100 surfers from around the motu have headed north for the two-day competition which began on Saturday, with the event going mobile around the points of Shipwreck Bay to Mukerau Point.

Conditions are expected to be good today with a decrease in swell size seeing a venue change to the Bluff for the final day of the event.


Northland kura welcomes first wahine Māori principal in school's 115-year history

Photo / Ngāti Hine FM

A Northland kura with a predominantly Māori roll has for the first time in its 115-year history appointed a wahine Māori principal.

This week, Mangakahia Area School students and whānau welcomed their new principal Maria Dunn (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa) heralding a new direction for the kura.

"It is a privilege to have been selected to serve the Mangakahia community. Each time I have returned to the kura it has felt right, the whenua, identity and the tauira.

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