2006 Māori Electoral Option Results

The 2006 Māori Electoral Option ran from Monday 3 April to Wednesday 2 August 2006.

During the four month Option, every eligible Māori had the opportunity to choose to be enrolled on the general electoral roll or the Māori electoral roll.

All people eligible to enrol to vote, who are New Zealand Māori or of New Zealand Māori descent could take part in the Māori Electoral Option.

During the Option, a total of 21,588 Māori changed their type of electoral roll and another 10,280 Māori enrolled for the first time.

The choices Māori made compared with the previous two Options

 

 

 

Year

Changes to Electoral Roll Type

New Enrolments of Māori Descent

Impact on Rolls to Date

Māori Roll to

General Roll

(A)

General Roll to

Māori Roll

 

(B)

General Roll

 

(C)

Māori Roll

 

(D)

Māori Roll +/(-)

 

(E)

General Roll +/(-)

 

(F)

2006

 

7,294

14,294

2,366

7,914

14,914

(4,634)

2001

 

4,866

13,872

3,436

15,138

24,144

(5,570)

1997

7,040

 

14,471

2,664

10,517

17,948

(4,767)

Column E = B-A+D, Column F = A-B+C

 

The 2006 Māori Electoral Option results by electorate

 

 

General

Electorate

Roll Type Changes

 

New Māori

Descent

Enrolments

Māori Roll

to

General Roll

General Roll

to

Māori Roll

Net Impact

on Roll

+/(-)

Aoraki

53

87

(34)

15

Auckland Central

74

166

(92)

38

Banks Peninsula

65

115

(50)

19

Bay of Plenty

221

380

(159)

80

Christchurch Central

88

198

(110)

47

Christchurch East

80

180

(100)

38

Clevedon

152

286

(134)

57

Clutha-Southland

82

105

(23)

22

Coromandel

147

260

(113)

42

Dunedin North

65

112

(47)

34

Dunedin South

61

97

(36)

33

East Coast

324

831

(507)

90

East Coast Bays

64

101

(37)

22

Epsom

37

66

(29)

11

Hamilton East

149

245

(96)

61

Hamilton West

271

357

(86)

84

Helensville

89

160

(71)

36

Hutt South

124

199

(75)

25

Ilam

48

77

(29)

18

Invercargill

137

198

(61)

42

Kaikoura

98

134

(36)

38

Mana

134

244

(110)

41

Mangere

86

314

(228)

51

Manukau East

108

256

(148)

36

Manurewa

180

553

(373)

63

Maungakiekie

72

201

(129)

32

Mt Albert

74

168

(94)

19

Mt Roskill

55

126

(71)

21

Napier

180

321

(141)

45

Nelson

82

156

(74)

32

New Lynn

57

131

(74)

19

New Plymouth

139

191

(52)

56

North Shore

60

98

(38)

12

Northcote

84

148

(64)

20

Northland

266

614

(348)

56

Ohariu-Belmont

63

107

(44)

10

Otago

64

104

(40)

16

Otaki

158

289

(131)

34

Pakuranga

43

94

(51)

14

Palmerston North

133

225

(92)

47

Piako

130

261

(131)

48

Port Waikato

123

246

(123)

48

Rakaia

57

104

(47)

11

Rangitikei

141

250

(109)

32

Rimutaka

107

186

(79)

37

Rodney

96

141

(45)

23

Rongotai

86

212

(126)

14

Rotorua

316

682

(366)

86

Tamaki

64

150

(86)

25

Taranaki-King Country

138

248

(110)

55

Taupo

200

459

(259)

79

Tauranga

179

209

(30)

51

Te Atatu

117

246

(129)

34

Tukituki

182

438

(256)

60

Waimakariri

78

124

(46)

27

Wairarapa

126

269

(143)

36

Waitakere

70

239

(169)

29

Wellington Central

91

137

(46)

22

West Coast-Tasman

70

128

(58)

25

Whanganui

159

327

(168)

46

Whangarei

224

400

(176)

67

Wigram

73

144

(71)

35

         

General Rolls Total

7,294

14,294

(7,000)

2,366

         

 

 

Māori

Electorate

Roll Type Changes

 

New Māori

Descent

Enrolments

General Roll

to

Māori Roll

Māori Roll

to

General Roll

Net Impact

on Roll

+/(-)

Ikaroa-Rawhiti

1,884

840

1,044

1,291

Tainui

1,770

1,023

747

1,165

Tamaki Makaurau

2,347

867

1,480

1,420

Te Tai Hauauru

1,881

1,054

827

1,017

Te Tai Tokerau

2,006

1,045

961

902

Te Tai Tonga

2,682

1,525

1,157

1,035

Waiariki

1,724

940

784

1,084

         

Māori Rolls Total

14,294

7,294

7,000

7,914

         

Total

21,588

21,588

-

10,280

The number of Māori enrolled to vote on the general roll and the Māori roll following the Option was used by Statistics New Zealand with the 2006 Census of Population and Dwellings to determine the number of General and Māori Electorates.

 

 

Last updated: 27 March 2013