Voting Has Closed In 2022 Local Elections
Voting has now closed in the Eastern Bay local elections and polling day results should be known this afternoon.
As of yesterday, 35.2% of total voting papers have been returned in the Whakatane district.
33.2% of voting papers in Kawerau have been returned.
In Opotiki, just over 41% of total voting papers had cast their votes.
Progress and preliminary results will be released this afternoon, with official results due next week.