Results & Statistics

The 2018 Māori Electoral Option ran from 3 April to 2 August and gave all enrolled voters of Māori descent the opportunity to choose whether they wanted to be on the Māori roll or general roll for the next two general elections.

2018 Māori Electoral Option – Final Results 

Changes to electoral roll type

New enrolments of Māori descent

Impact on rolls

Total rolls at end of option

Māori Roll to General Roll (A)

General Roll to Māori Roll (B)

General Roll (C)

Māori Roll (D)

Net Impact on Māori Roll +/(-) (E)

Net Impact on General Roll +/(-) (F)

Māori on Māori Roll

Māori on General Roll

10,163

7,956

1,808

3,407

1,200

4,015

247,494 (52%)

224,755 (48%)

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

2018 Māori Electoral Option – Results by Electorate

General Electorate

Māori Roll to General Roll

General Roll to Māori Roll

Net Impact on Roll +/(-)

New Māori Descent Enrolments

Final Impact on Roll +/(-)

Auckland Central

75

79

-4

13

9

Bay of Plenty

221

178

43

46

89

Botany

47

36

11

16

27

Christchurch Central

90

81

9

12

21

Christchurch East

116

94

22

28

50

Clutha-Southland

99

87

12

25

37

Coromandel

197

144

53

27

80

Dunedin North

80

105

-25

42

17

Dunedin South

98

95

3

13

16

East Coast

705

456

249

100

349

East Coast Bays

44

34

10

11

21

Epsom

44

57

-13

12

-1

Hamilton East

164

127

37

29

66

Hamilton West

260

202

58

22

80

Helensville

122

109

13

20

33

Hunua

136

83

53

28

81

Hutt South

165

121

44

21

65

Ilam

66

53

13

17

30

Invercargill

176

126

50

20

70

Kaikoura

137

94

43

22

65

Kelston

102

96

6

18

24

Mana

198

129

69

32

101

Mangere

102

96

6

13

19

Manukau East

87

97

-10

23

13

Manurewa

183

144

39

37

76

Maungakiekie

131

105

26

15

41

Mt Albert

109

110

-1

12

11

Mt Roskill

53

53

0

9

9

Napier

281

176

105

43

148

Nelson

119

74

45

20

65

New Lynn

58

70

-12

11

-1

New Plymouth

177

174

3

48

51

North Shore

58

63

-5

14

9

Northcote

102

63

39

44

83

Northland

567

332

235

78

313

Ohariu

79

63

16

19

35

Otaki

211

146

65

30

95

Pakuranga

48

53

-5

12

7

Palmerston North

184

153

31

40

71

Papakura

268

137

131

42

173

Port Hills

92

80

12

17

29

Rangitata

70

77

-7

16

9

Rangitikei

224

164

60

33

93

Rimutaka

201

120

81

39

120

Rodney

105

85

20

22

42

Rongotai

86

128

-42

14

-28

Rotorua

412

328

84

60

144

Selwyn

102

89

13

20

33

Tamaki

47

77

-30

14

-16

Taranaki-King Country

223

171

52

46

98

Taupo

261

224

37

44

81

Tauranga

188

127

61

42

103

Te Atatu

114

117

-3

18

15

Tukituki

285

197

88

54

142

Upper Harbour

94

94

0

15

15

Waikato

187

165

22

25

47

Waimakariri

98

76

22

23

45

Wairarapa

235

170

65

42

107

Waitaki

86

79

7

20

27

Wellington Central

72

106

-34

11

-23

West Coast-Tasman

157

71

86

11

97

Whanganui

228

160

68

58

126

Whangarei

360

276

84

64

148

Wigram

77

80

-3

16

13

General Rolls Total

10,163

7,956

2,207

1,808

4,015

           

Māori Electorate

General Roll to Māori Roll

Māori Roll to General Roll

Net Impact on Roll +/(-)

New Māori Descent Enrolment

Final Impact on Roll +/(-)

Hauraki-Waikato

962

1,349

-387

451

64

Ikaroa-Rawhiti

963

1,435

-472

577

105

Tamaki Makaurau

1,033

1,087

-54

317

263

Te Tai Hauauru

1,104

1,444

-340

482

142

Te Tai Tokerau

1,206

1,564

-358

722

364

Te Tai Tonga

1,715

1,977

-262

457

195

Waiariki

973

1,307

-334

401

67

Māori Rolls Total

7,956

10,163

-2,207

3,407

1,200

           

Total

18,119

18,119

-

5,215

5,215

Progressive results

Progressive results for the Māori Electoral Option 2018 were published on 1 May, 30 May and 2 July. 

Date 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)
Net Impact
on
Māori Roll
+/(-) (E)
Net Impact
on
General Roll
+/(-) (F)
Statistics from
3 April to
2 July 2018
9,274 6,728 1,402 2,114 (432) 3,948
Statistics from
3 April to 
30 May 2018
8,538 5,950 764 1,162 (1,426) 3,352
Statistics from
3 April to
1 May 2018
7,093 4,610 215 431 (2,052) 2,698

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

Past Māori Electoral Option data

  Transfers New enrolments
of Māori descent
Impact on rolls Roll totals
at end of option
Year Transfer
Māori roll
to general
Transfer
general roll
to Māori
New to
general
New to
Māori
Māori
+/(-)
General
+/(-)
Māori on
Māori roll
Māori on
general roll
2013 8,261 8,859 2,721 6,454 7,052 2,123 228,718
(55%)
184,630
(45%)
2006 7,294 14,294 2,366 7,914 14,914 (4,634) 222,362
(58%)
163,615
(42%)
2001 4,866 13,872 3,436 15,138 24,144 (5,570) 188,366
(55%)
151,889
(45%)
1997 7,040 14,471 2,664 10,517 17,948 (4,767) 163,310
(54%)
141,229
(46%)

 

Last updated: 13 August 2018