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Te Tai Hauāuru

From Maungatautari in the north, to Grenada North, Tawa, in the Wellington region. From Atiamuri, to the most Western tip of the North Island, this is the electorate of Te Taihauāuru. It includes the Taranaki, Whanganui and Manawatū regions. 

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Labour Party's Adrian Rurawhe is the incumbent MP for Te Tai Hauāuru.

Previous result in Te Tai Hauāuru.
Current MP Adrian Rurawhe (LABOUR)
Majority 1,554
Total votes 20,699

Te Tai Hauāuru - Live Results

Te Tai Hauāuru - Confirmed Result

Confirmed Result

VOTES COUNTED:  23,044     100.0%

LEADING CANDIDATE:  RURAWHE, Adrian Paki     9,791

2nd CANDIDATE:  TAMATI, Howie     8,752

MAJORITY:  1,039

PARTY VOTE LEAD:  Labour Party    58.5%

2nd PARTY:  Māori Party     15.0%

Electorate seat winner

Adrian Paki Rurawhe

Labour Party
Votes: 9,791 (45%)
Margin: 1,039 (5%)

100% of booths reporting as at 12:00am

Live candidate results for Te Tai Hauāuru

Adrian Paki Rurawhe

9791 votes 45%

Howie Tamati

8752 votes 40%

Jack McDonald

2798 votes 13%

Wikitoria Waitai-Rapana

410 votes 2%

Party vote

Party vote winner

Labour Party

Votes: 13,475 (59%)
Margin: 10,027 (44%)
Live party results for Te Tai Hauāuru
Labour Party
13475 votes 100%
Māori Party
3448 votes 26%
New Zealand First Party
1675 votes 12%
National Party
1509 votes 11%
Green Party
1507 votes 11%
The Opportunities Party (TOP)
658 votes 5%
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
221 votes 2%
160 votes 1%
52 votes 0%
New Zealand People's Party
20 votes 0%
ACT New Zealand
20 votes 0%
17 votes 0%
NZ Outdoors Party
8 votes 0%
Internet Party
6 votes 0%
United Future
6 votes 0%
Democrats for Social Credit
2 votes 0%

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