Each electorate has to have about the same number of people living in it, so that there is equal representation in Parliament. Before becoming a National MP she was the local councillor for Maungakiekie-Tāmaki. The other 48 MPs are selected from the party lists. Each part of the country is represented in Parliament by an electorate MP. Now, these areas are back in the Maungakiekie electorate, (current National MP Denise Lee). “I didn’t vote for the party but I did vote for you,” says one person. Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee at 'crash corner' a once notorious intersection in Onehunga which Lee helped to get fixed. For more information about tours and visiting Parliament, click here. She said Lee’s leaked email was an “unfortunate thing” but it didn’t lessen her opinion of Lee as an MP. Leicester Hall, 20 Findlay St, Ellerslie, Auckland Monday 5 October 2020 7:00pm – 9:00pm . Maungakiekie 2020 Electorate Candidates Public Meeting. The main areas of change are the Auckland region, Waikato, Canterbury, Otago and Southland. “She’s a great leader in her own right but you’ve got to be a team leader.”, Another resident, this time a National Party member, was asked by Newsroom what leader she would like for the National Party if she could wish for one. Each parliamentary candidate standing for election will be confirmed in August. Find your nearest voting place. 2020 General Election. Turnout (total votes cast as a proportion of enrolled electors) in 2017 was 81.9%. Check your boundaries – electorate changes affect Maungakiekie and Mt Roskill ... To find out more about your electorate boundary, go to votenz/boundary-review-2019-2020. Apartment buildings are going up in Onehunga, the ability of local schools to cope with an increased student roll is a worry for some residents. Farah Hancock is a Newsroom reporter who covers environment, biodiversity and science. Changes to the southern boundary for 2014 see Mount Wellington and Ellerslie shift to Maungakiekie. Get ready to vote. Find out more about the electorate profiles for New Zealand's seven Māori electorates and the 64 general electorates. These street corner meetings are for residents, she explained. Some of the people who come along to listen, or to speak, are National Party members. For others, of unknown - if any - party membership, the vote is different. To find out more about your electorate boundary, go to votenz/boundary-review-2019-2020, Supporting independent living – volunteers wanted. Lee won the Maungakiekie seat in 2017 with a margin of 2157 votes over Labour’s Priyanca Radhakrishnan. Judith Collins had one major public outing today but those she met either seemed too friendly by half, or in one case openly dismissive. My List Share Tweet. Maungakiekie 2020 Electorate Candidates Public Meeting. These MPs represent 65 general electorate seats and seven Māori electorates. The polls are predicting quite a different Parliamentary landscape - who’s in and who’s out. Tāmaki had the highest percentage of those affiliated with the Jewish faith (1.1%), and the second-highest percentage of those affiliated with the Catholic faith (16.9%). ** Electoral Enrolment Centre statistics as at September 2014; and Electoral Commission enrolment statistics as at September 2017. Christchurch Central. New Zealanders chose amity over acrimony, generosity over self-serving, and reality over self-deception, writes Dame Anne Salmond. ... Judith Collins and Denise Lee In Lee's electorate earlier in the campaign. Leicester Hall, 20 Findlay St, Ellerslie, Auckland Monday 5 October 2020 7:00pm – 9:00pm . The Parliamentary Library produces these profiles for New Zealand's seven Māori electorates and 65 general electorates. Parliament BuildingsMolesworth StreetWellington 6160New Zealand. If you can help us, please click the button to ensure we can continue to provide quality independent journalism you can trust. Housing and traffic are the two main topics raised at these street corner meetings, intensification is another. Vote now You can vote from 3 October to election day, 17 October. Lee’s work organising phone calls and food drop offs to seniors during Covid-19 lockdowns also came up as an example of the strength of her local connections and  close work with the community. The PM finally dictated the tone and tempo of a debate, with time already against National and Judith Collins. Maungakiekie has existed in various forms since its creation ahead of the introduction of Mixed Member Proportional voting in the 1996 election. Parliament's decisions affect all New Zealanders. The winning candidate in the 2017 election, Simon O'Connor (National Party), captured a majority (64.1%) of the 37,462 valid electorate votes cast for candidates in the Tāmaki electorate. Select an electorate from the list below to find out what sets the candidates apart. The boundaries and names of some electorates have changed since the last general election following a boundary review by the Representation Commission. “Did someone get a photo of that?” Lee asks.”Green Gorilla comes up a lot.”, On a quieter street corner, the fourth in a list of eight corners she's scheduled to be at today, the conversation moves away from traffic worries to the economic recovery from Covid-19. Find a voting place on a map. On a street corner with Denise Lee There’s plenty of support from Maungakiekie locals for National MP Denise Lee even after the “unfortunate thing” of a leaked email critical of leadership decisions. As our journalists work to ask the hard questions about our recovery, we also look to you, our readers for support. Two ticks blue is the only option for them. “When are the borders opening?” asks another resident. Help us create a sustainable future for independent local journalism. In the lead up to the 2020 election, Stuff is keeping voters up to date with what’s happening in their electorate, through Neighbourly. Chlöe Swarbrick has defied history winning the Auckland Central seat for the Green Party. OCN September 30, 2020. While Mt Roskill has lost this section of population, its boundary has stretched in the other direction, and taken on some of the New Lynn area. The proportion of those working in the Tāmaki electorate in the financial and insurance industry (7.3%), and those working in the hire or real estate industry (3.9%) were both the second largest among the general electorates in 2013. Botany. Welcome to Newshub's live updates of the 2020 electorate results. General electorates. Supporting independent living – volunteers wanted. Maungakiekie electorate. The proportion of those working in the Tāmaki electorate in the financial and insurance industry (7.3%), and those working in the hire or real estate industry (3.9%) were both the second largest among the general electorates in 2013. Each profile includes election results, statistics about people, households and industries, and maps. In the 53rd New Zealand Parliament there are five parliamentary parties represented by 120 MPs. For interpretation of abbreviations, see Glossary. This page lists candidates contesting electorates in the 2020 New Zealand general election. Start your day with our best stories in your inbox, National wants to review Auckland Council to make it “fit for purpose”, but its campaign promise would take the party into well-worn territory, writes Tim Murphy. Also on her leadership potential list was Shane Reti, Melissa Lee and Christopher Luxon - who “still has a bit of learning to do”. In 2014, when the boundaries last changed, Mt Roskill, (current Labour MP Michael Wood), gained all of Royal Oak, some of One Tree Hill, a portion of Onehunga and a small section of Epsom South. The suggestion that the wish could even be John Key drew an excited intake of breath and a somewhat wistful: “I would love to have John Key.”, Collins, she said, was a hard worker and experienced leader who can make decisions. General electorate Maungakiekie candidates. Winning Candidate: O'CONNOR, Simon - margin 15402. We've asked every electorate candidate about their priorities for your community and why they deserve your vote. Its original incarnation included both Onehunga and Otahuhu, though for the nine years from 1996, Onehunga was part of Mount Roskill, and from 2008 onwards, Otahuhu formed the northernmost part of Manukau East. Mark Jennings looks at how it turned its fortunes around. Auckland Central. The National Party also captured a majority (61.7%) of the party votes in Tāmaki down 4.0 percentage points on its party vote share in 2014. The Tāmaki electorate comprises the waterfront suburbs east of Auckland city from Orakei through Mission Bay to St. Heliers, then along the Tāmaki River to Pt. Tim Murphy walked along. Find out Vote from overseas. Lee makes a joke about not having a crystal ball and says they won’t open until they’re safe before giving the National party’s border protection agency proposal a plug. There are also historical profiles of the electorates that existed in the past. A4 and A1 individual electorate maps of the 2020 electorates, and A1 overview maps of North Island and South Island general and the Māori electorates can be downloaded on this page. The former GP’s rise up the ranks has been fuelled by a meticulous attention to detail. Judith Collins’ awkward Ponsonby walkabout with “plants” stationed at regular intervals along the footpath was widely mocked. There’s plenty of support from Maungakiekie locals for National MP Denise Lee even after the “unfortunate thing” of a leaked email critical of leadership decisions. You can get involved by voting in elections, contacting an MP,  making a submission or petitioning Parliament. The voters in each electorate choose a member of Parliament to represent them. Winning Candidate: O'CONNOR, Simon - margin 20421, Winning Candidate: O'CONNOR, Simon - majority 17786. ... Maungakiekie (PDF, 1.7MB) Mt Albert (PDF, 1.5MB) Mt Roskill (PDF, 1.2MB) Napier (PDF, 2.7MB) Nelson (PDF, 972KB) New Lynn (PDF, 786KB) Electorate profiles 2020. The seat was previously won in 2014 by Simon O'Connor (National Party) with a margin of 20,421. Banks Peninsula. Footpaths and Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee have been bad news for the National Party in the past few days. As New Zealand moves from crisis to recovery mode the need to support local industry has been brought into sharp relief. Before Saturday, more than 1.97 million people had voted, the highest advance voting total in New Zealand's history. Here Lee moves on from local government knowledge to a National Party line: “Kiwis need to keep more of their own money to stimulate the economy.".