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Taupo and Te Tai Hanauru Candidates and Polling Booths

The official candidates list for the 2017 elections has now been released.

Those that apply to much of the South Waikato are:

Taupō

AL-BUSTANJI Ala’ Labour Party
SANDILANDS Julie Green Party
SHUKER Denis Conservative
SIMMONS Alan Frank NZ Outdoors Party
UPSTON Louise National Party

Te Tai Hauāuru

McDONALD Jack Green Party
RURAWHE Adrian Paki Labour Party
TAMATI Howie Māori Party
WAITAI-RAPANA Wikitoria Independent

 

Polling booths on the day are:

On election day, Saturday 23 September, all voting places will be open from 9.00am until 7.00pm.

Location Accessibility Address
Arapuni Arapuni Community Hall, 47 Arapuni Road
Broadlands Partial Accessibility Broadlands School, 2986 Broadlands Road
Cambridge Partial Accessibility Cambridge East School, corner Bowen & Williams Streets
Cambridge Full Accessibility Cambridge High School, 25 Swayne Road
Cambridge Partial Accessibility Cambridge Middle School, corner Clare & Grey Streets
Cambridge Full Accessibility Cambridge Primary School, 3 Wilson Street
Cambridge Partial Accessibility Leamington Primary School, corner Lamb & Scott Streets
Cambridge Partial Accessibility Raleigh Street Christian Centre, 24 Raleigh Street
Fencourt Partial Accessibility Goodwood School, 517 Fencourt Road
Hamilton Central Full Accessibility Centre Place (between 2° and Emma Rose), Bryce Street entrance
Hamilton West Full Accessibility Meade Clinical Centre, Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street
Hautapu Full Accessibility Hautapu School, 5 Hana Lane
Horahora Partial Accessibility Horahora School, 1798 Maungatautari Road
Karapiro Partial Accessibility Karapiro School, 705 Tirau Road
Karapiro Full Accessibility Sir Don Rowlands Centre, Gate 2 Mighty River Domain, 601 Maungatautari Road
Kinloch Full Accessibility Kinloch Community Hall, Kinloch Domain, 14 Mata Place
Lichfield Full Accessibility Lichfield School and Community Hall, Kells Lane
Mangakino Partial Accessibility Mangakino Senior Citizens Hall, 25 College Street
Marotiri Partial Accessibility Marotiri School and Community Hall, 1569 State Highway 32
Motuoapa Full Accessibility Motuoapa Fishing and Boating Association, 2 Arataha Street
Okoroire Partial Accessibility Kuranui School, 66 Waiomou Road
Omori Partial Accessibility Omori Community Hall, 220 Omori Road
Puketurua Puketurua Hall, corner Old Taupo, Huihuitaha & Pearson Roads
Putaruru Full Accessibility Putaruru Baptist Church Hall, 52 Arapuni Street
Putaruru Full Accessibility St Patrick’s Hall, Kensington Street
Putaruru Full Accessibility Te Wharekura o Te Kaokaoroa o Patetere, Charles Crescent
Rangitaiki Rangitaiki School, 27 Rangitaiki School Road
Reporoa Full Accessibility Mihi School, 76 Springs Road
Roto-o-Rangi Roto-o-Rangi School, 5 Kairangi Road
Rotorua Full Accessibility Rotorua Central Mall, Shop 3, 1170 Amohau Street
Taupo Partial Accessibility Acacia Bay Community Centre, 1 Wakeman Road
Taupo Partial Accessibility Active Arts, 5 Redoubt Street
Taupo Partial Accessibility Hilltop School, 90 Rokino Road
Taupo Partial Accessibility Mountview School, 31 Rangatira Street
Taupo Full Accessibility Rotary House, 12 Story Place
Taupo Partial Accessibility St Patricks School, 86 Acacia Bay Road
Taupo Full Accessibility Summerset By The Lake, 2 Wharewaka Road
Taupo Partial Accessibility Tauhara College, 101 Invergarry Road
Taupo Partial Accessibility Taupo Baptist Church Hall, corner Rifle Range & Taupo View Roads
Taupo Full Accessibility Taupo-nui-a-Tia College, 122 Spa Road
Taupo Full Accessibility Taupo Primary School, corner Tamamutu & Ruapehu Streets
Taupo Partial Accessibility Taupo Youth Arts Centre, 98 Richmond Avenue
Taupo Partial Accessibility Waipahihi School, 20 Parata Street
Te Rapa Full Accessibility Te Awa, The Base, between Burger Fuel and Toyworld, Maahanga Drive
Tirau Partial Accessibility Tirau War Memorial Hall, 27 Main Road
Tirohanga Partial Accessibility Tirohanga School, 851 Tirohanga Road
Tokoroa Partial Accessibility David Henry School, 4-8 Thompson Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility St John Ambulance Hall, 62 Logan Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility St Luke’s Pacific Island Presbyterian Church Hall, corner Maraetai Road & Kelso Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Strathmore School, 27 Strathmore Drive
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Tainui Full Primary School, 63-69 Tainui Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Tokoroa North School, 29 Paraonui Road
Turangi Partial Accessibility Te Kura o Hirangi, 29 Mawake Place
Turangi Full Accessibility Tongariro Senior Citizens Hall, 83 The Town Centre
Upper Atiamuri Full Accessibility Upper Atiamuri School, 2613 State Highway 30
Wairakei Village Partial Accessibility Wairakei School, 2 Kauri Drive
Waitahanui Te Kura o Waitahanui, 107 State Highway 1
Waotu Partial Accessibility Te Waotu Full Primary School, 1274 Waotu Road
Whakamaru Partial Accessibility Whakamaru School, 36 Kaahu Road

Accessible – independent access to and within this building

Accessible with assistance – may have step, steep ramp…

 

Advance Voting Places

If you want to vote before election day, for any reason, you can.

Here is a list of when and where advance voting places will be open here.

These may not be open on election day, so check carefully.

Location Accessibility Address Date/Time
Cambridge Full Accessibility Alpha Lodge, 30 Bryce Street Mon 11 Sep – Sat 16 Sep 10am – 4pm
Mon 18 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 10am – 4pm
Cambridge Partial Accessibility Cambridge Town Hall, corner Queen & Victoria Streets Mon 18 Sep – Tue 19 Sep 10am – 5pm
Wed 20 Sep 9am – 7pm
Thu 21 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 9am – 5pm
Hamilton Central Full Accessibility Centre Place (between 2° and Emma Rose), Bryce Street entrance Mon 11 Sep – Wed 13 Sep 10am – 5pm
Thu 14 Sep 10am – 8pm
Fri 15 Sep 10am – 5pm
Sat 16 Sep 10am – 4pm
Sun 17 Sep 11am – 4pm
Mon 18 Sep – Wed 20 Sep 10am – 5pm
Thu 21 Sep 10am – 8pm
Fri 22 Sep 10am – 6pm
Mangakino Partial Accessibility Mangakino Community Agency, Town Centre, 62 Rangatira Drive Mon 18 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 10am – 3:30pm
Matamata Partial Accessibility Matamata Primary School, 115a Broadway Mon 11 Sep – Fri 15 Sep 10am – 4pm
Sat 16 Sep 10am – 2pm
Mon 18 Sep – Tue 19 Sep 10am – 4pm
Wed 20 Sep 9am – 4:30pm
Thu 21 Sep 9am – 7pm
Fri 22 Sep 9am – 4:30pm
Putaruru Partial Accessibility Putaruru Contract Bridge Club, 3 Overdale Street Sat 16 Sep 10am – 4pm
Mon 18 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 10am – 4pm
Taupo Full Accessibility 124 Ruapehu Street, opposite PAK’nSAVE Sat 16 Sep 10am – 4pm
Sun 17 Sep – Tue 19 Sep 10am – 4pm
Wed 20 Sep – Thu 21 Sep 10am – 7pm
Fri 22 Sep 10am – 5pm
Taupo Full Accessibility Rotary House, 12 Story Place Mon 11 Sep – Fri 15 Sep 10am – 4pm
Mon 18 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 10am – 5pm
Te Rapa Full Accessibility Te Awa, The Base, between Burger Fuel and Toyworld, Maahanga Drive Mon 11 Sep – Wed 13 Sep 9:30am – 5pm
Thu 14 Sep – Fri 15 Sep 9:30am – 8pm
Sat 16 Sep 9:30am – 5pm
Sun 17 Sep – Wed 20 Sep 9:30am – 5pm
Thu 21 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 9:30am – 8pm
Tokoroa Full Accessibility St John Ambulance Hall, 62 Logan Street Tue 12 Sep – Sat 16 Sep 10am – 4pm
Mon 18 Sep – Tue 19 Sep 10am – 4pm
Wed 20 Sep – Fri 22 Sep 10am – 5pm
Turangi Full Accessibility Tongariro Senior Citizens Hall, 83 The Town Centre Fri 15 Sep 10am – 6pm
Mon 18 Sep – Wed 20 Sep 10am – 4pm
Thu 21 Sep 2pm – 8pm
Fri 22 Sep 10am – 4pm

 

Maori electorates are geographically larger and cover the same area as a number of general electorates.  

Those below are just those in the Taupo ‘part’ of the Te Tai Hauāuru electorate.

Remember, you can cast an ordinary vote at any of the voting places on this list.

Location Accessibility Address
Arapuni Arapuni Community Hall, 47 Arapuni Road
Horahora Partial Accessibility Horahora School, 1798 Maungatautari Road
Karapiro Full Accessibility Sir Don Rowlands Centre, Gate 2 Mighty River Domain, 601 Maungatautari Road
Lichfield Full Accessibility Lichfield School and Community Hall, Kells Lane
Mangakino Partial Accessibility Mangakino Senior Citizens Hall, 25 College Street
Marotiri Partial Accessibility Marotiri School and Community Hall, 1569 State Highway 32
Okoroire Partial Accessibility Kuranui School, 66 Waiomou Road
Puketurua Puketurua Hall, corner Old Taupo, Huihuitaha & Pearson Roads
Putaruru Full Accessibility Putaruru Baptist Church Hall, 52 Arapuni Street
Putaruru Full Accessibility St Patrick’s Hall, Kensington Street
Putaruru Full Accessibility Te Wharekura o Te Kaokaoroa o Patetere, Charles Crescent
Tirau Partial Accessibility Tirau War Memorial Hall, 27 Main Road
Tirohanga Partial Accessibility Tirohanga School, 851 Tirohanga Road
Tokoroa Partial Accessibility David Henry School, 4-8 Thompson Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility St John Ambulance Hall, 62 Logan Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility St Luke’s Pacific Island Presbyterian Church Hall, corner Maraetai Road & Kelso Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Strathmore School, 27 Strathmore Drive
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Tainui Full Primary School, 63-69 Tainui Street
Tokoroa Full Accessibility Tokoroa North School, 29 Paraonui Road
Waotu Partial Accessibility Te Waotu Full Primary School, 1274 Waotu Road
Whakamaru Partial Accessibility Whakamaru School, 36 Kaahu Road

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