Election 2014

Napier

The electorate covers Napier and the rural areas to the north of the city. Also includes Wairoa and the Mahia Peninsula. Held by National MP Chris Tremain with a majority of 3,701. (retiring)

2011 party vote (%): National 48.77, Labour 29.26, Green 9.81, NZ First 5.58, ACT 1.06, Maori 0.61, United Future 0.60, Mana 0.24

Candidates

Chris Tremain National Party List #22

Senior National party whip. Entered Parliament in 2005 when he won the seat from Labour.

John Ormond ACT Party List #11

Meat and wool farmer, computer consultant.  Has been with ACT since it was formed and a party candidate in every election since 1996.

Mary O'Neill Alliance List #7

Paul Bailey Green Party List

Debt collector.

Roderick Paul Mana Party List #16

Roy Brown Conservative Party List #6

Stuart Nash Labour Party List #27

Labour Party’s spokesperson for Revenue, Forestry and Associate Trade. Entered Parliament in 2008 (list MP). Great-grandson of Sir Walter Nash and former chief executive of the Art Deco Trust in Napier.