2010 New Zealand local elections

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The 2010 New Zealand local elections were triennial elections to select local government officials and district health board members.wikipedia
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2010 Auckland mayoral election

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This was the first time elections were held for the new Auckland Council, and the 2010 Auckland mayoral election took place concurrently.
The 2010 Auckland mayoral election, was part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections.

District health board

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The 2010 New Zealand local elections were triennial elections to select local government officials and district health board members.
On 1 May 2010, the Otago and Southland DHBs were merged to form a new Southern DHB, with elected members coming from two constituencies, Otago and Southland, and the remainder, appointed members of the Minister of Health, with the change taking effect from the 2010 local body elections.

2010 Wellington local elections

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The Wellington local elections, 2010 are part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections, to elect members to sub-national councils and boards.

Fifth National Government of New Zealand

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In March 2010, the National Government passed special legislation deferring Canterbury Regional Council's election until 2013 and replacing the existing councillors with appointed commissioners.

2010 Dunedin local elections

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The Dunedin local elections, 2010 were part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections, to elect members to sub-national councils and boards.

2010 Christchurch mayoral election

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The 2010 Christchurch mayoral election is part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections.

2010 Wellington City mayoral election

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The 2010 Wellington City mayoral election is part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections.

2010 Rangitikei local elections

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They were held as part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections.

2010 Invercargill mayoral election

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It was held as part of the 2010 New Zealand local elections.

Postal voting

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All elections are conducted by postal ballot, with election day being Saturday 9 October 2010.

First-past-the-post voting

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Except for all DHBs and six territorial authorities, officials were elected by the First Past the Post system.

Wellington City Council

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Members of DHBs and mayors and councillors in six territorial authorities, including Wellington City and Dunedin City, were elected using the Single Transferable Vote system.

Dunedin

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Members of DHBs and mayors and councillors in six territorial authorities, including Wellington City and Dunedin City, were elected using the Single Transferable Vote system.

Single transferable vote

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Members of DHBs and mayors and councillors in six territorial authorities, including Wellington City and Dunedin City, were elected using the Single Transferable Vote system.

Canterbury Regional Council

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The 2010 elections did not include Canterbury Regional Council.

Manukau City

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In the new position of Auckland supermayor, Manukau City mayor Len Brown a Labour party politician replaced centre-right Auckland City mayor John Banks.

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In the new position of Auckland supermayor, Manukau City mayor Len Brown a Labour party politician replaced centre-right Auckland City mayor John Banks.

Auckland City

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In the new position of Auckland supermayor, Manukau City mayor Len Brown a Labour party politician replaced centre-right Auckland City mayor John Banks.