Results from previous Christchurch City Council elections and by-elections.

A by-election for an extraordinary vacancy for one member from the Central Ward of the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board was held on Friday 16 October 2020.

This by-election was conducted by postal vote using the First Past the Post voting electoral system, under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and Local Electoral Regulations 2019.

The seven candidates who competed for the spot representing the Central Ward on the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board were:

  • Clive Antony, Independent Citizens
  • Faimeh Burke, Independent
  • Celeste Donovan, Independent
  • Sunita Gautam, Labour
  • Wayne Hawker, Independent
  • Paul Lonsdale, Independent
  • John Stringer, Independent

Final results for the Central Ward Community Board by-election were declared on 22 October 2020.

Sunita Gautam was elected to represent the Central Ward on the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board.

See the final results [PDF, 79 KB] or read more on Newsline(external link).

All candidates for the Central Ward Community Board by-election must file a return of electoral donations and expenses. The returns of all candidates as at 2 November 2020:

A by-election for an extraordinary vacancy for one member from the Mt Herbert Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board was held on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

With 30.93% of Mt Herbert electors voting in the by-election, the final results [PDF, 41 KB] show:

  • Scott Winter, Independent, had 518 votes.
  • Dawn Sutton, Independent, had 206 votes.

Scott Winter was elected Mt Herbert's representative on the Banks Peninsula Community Board. Read more on Newsline(external link)

Candidates for the by-election of the Mt Herbert Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board must submit a return of electoral donations and expenses. The returns of both candidates are below:

The October 2019 elections included elections for Christchurch City Council and Community Boards, Environment Canterbury and the Canterbury District Health Board.

By-election of the Lyttelton Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board.

The by-election for an extraordinary vacancy for one member of the Lyttelton Community Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board was held on Wednesday 16 May 2018. The extraordinary vacancy arose from the resignation of Christine Wilson.

The by-election was conducted by postal vote using the First Past the Post voting electoral system, under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and Local Electoral Regulations 2001. Election day was Wednesday 16 May, voting closed at 12 noon. 

Lyttelton Community Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board candidate profiles [PDF, 939 KB].

The final result shows Tyrone Fields is declared elected in the by-election for the Lyttelton Community Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board. 

Final results [PDF, 81 KB].

All candidates for the by-election of the Lyttelton Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board must file a return of electoral donations and expenses.

The returns of all candidates:

Denis Aldridge is the highest-polling candidate in the Lyttelton–Mt Herbert Community Board by-election. Voting closed at noon on Tuesday 17 February.

  • Denis Aldridge (Independent), 871 votes
  • Jed O’Donoghue (Independent), 718 votes

2015 Lyttelton–Mt Herbert Community Board by-election results [PDF, 91 KB]

Final results for the Shirley-Papanui by-election show Jo Byrne was the highest-polling candidate to represent the Ward as a Community Board member with 5509 votes:

Final results for the Riccarton-Wigram by-election show Natalie Bryden was the highest-polling candidate to represent the Ward as a Community Board member with 4532 votes.

Final results for the Spreydon-Heathcote by-election show Helene Mautner was the highest-polling candidate to represent the Ward as a Community Board member with 4645 votes. Helene Mautner came to office on Saturday 19 May 2012.

Peter Beck has been elected to represent the Burwood-Pegasus Ward as a Ward Councillor. Councillor Beck was sworn in at the Council Meeting on 23 February 2012.

Declaration of Results for the 2011 Akaroa By-Election[PDF 34KB] [PDF, 33 KB]  for the election of one Akaroa member of the Akaroa/Wairewa Community Board.

Declaration of Results 2010 Triennial Elections [PDF, 74 KB] contains the votes that all candidates received for the 2010 elections.

Declaration of Results of 2007 Triennial Election [PDF, 45 KB] contains the votes that all candidates received for the 2007 elections.