2007 Christchurch mayoral election

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The 2007 Christchurch mayoral election was part of the 2007 New Zealand local elections.wikipedia
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Bob Parker (mayor)

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Bob Parker, previously mayor of Banks Peninsula, beat the Christchurch 2021 representative, Megan Woods, with a majority of 14,212 votes (13.73%).
In October 2007, Parker successfully stood in the local government elections for the Christchurch mayoralty, after the retirement of Garry Moore.

Garry Moore (mayor)

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Incumbent Garry Moore retired in 2007 after nine years in the office.
He announced that he would not stand for re-election in the 2007 local body elections.

Megan Woods

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Bob Parker, previously mayor of Banks Peninsula, beat the Christchurch 2021 representative, Megan Woods, with a majority of 14,212 votes (13.73%).
In the same year, she contested the Christchurch mayoralty for the centre-left Christchurch 2021 group, receiving 32,821 votes and coming second against Bob Parker (47,033 votes), but beating Jo Giles (14,454 votes) in the election contested by ten candidates.

2007 New Zealand local elections

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The 2007 Christchurch mayoral election was part of the 2007 New Zealand local elections.

Jo Giles

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Media personality Jo Giles, who had previously contested the electorate for the ACT Party for Parliament, came a distant third.
She formed a local body political party "Christchurch City Vision" and was a mayoral candidate in the 2007 Christchurch local body election.

Nuk Korako

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Parker's campaign was supported by businessman and Ngāi Tahu board member Nuk Korako, who himself was elected to the House of Representatives in for the National Party.
Korako supported the National Party for many years, and contributed to Bob Parker's 2007 mayoral campaign.

Mayor of Christchurch

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On 13 October of that year, elections were held for the Mayor of Christchurch plus other local government roles.

Banks Peninsula

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Bob Parker, previously mayor of Banks Peninsula, beat the Christchurch 2021 representative, Megan Woods, with a majority of 14,212 votes (13.73%).

ACT New Zealand

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Media personality Jo Giles, who had previously contested the electorate for the ACT Party for Parliament, came a distant third.

New Zealand Parliament

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Media personality Jo Giles, who had previously contested the electorate for the ACT Party for Parliament, came a distant third.

Ngāi Tahu

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Parker's campaign was supported by businessman and Ngāi Tahu board member Nuk Korako, who himself was elected to the House of Representatives in for the National Party.

New Zealand House of Representatives

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Parker's campaign was supported by businessman and Ngāi Tahu board member Nuk Korako, who himself was elected to the House of Representatives in for the National Party.

New Zealand National Party

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Parker's campaign was supported by businessman and Ngāi Tahu board member Nuk Korako, who himself was elected to the House of Representatives in for the National Party.

2001 Christchurch mayoral election

Christchurch mayoral candidate
Moore remained mayor until the 2007 election, when he decided not to stand again.