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Whangarei—Join .Dent was re-elect-ed, defeating Donald McLear by a majority of 100. V Whakatane —F. A. Moore was elected Mayor. A poll to rate, on unimproved values was. carried by 163 votes to 92. Electric system, water supply and. surface drainage loans, totalling £61,000, were defeated owing to the feeling that a more comprehensive scheme, embracing ibx* whole district, was preferable. T© Kuiti.—G. P. Fir/lay was elected. Mayor by a large majority. Dannevirke—Andersois S18; Thomson 356. Eketahuna.—There was full polling at the municipal 1 elections,- less thon. 20 (available votes being unrecorded. S. Parsons was elected Mayor. For the council, (sis members) Fairbro-ther, Hutchinson. Olsen, Rowden and Mead were elected. Harrison and, the candidates next in order on the list, tied for sixth place. Isapier—A mistake discovered about midnight in the' mayoral poling left J. V. Brown, M.P., with a majority of 3 over H. Hill, the jjresent Mayor. There are persistent .rumours or other mistakes, and the . reaiilt of the- recount is awaited with 1 xmich ■ interest. New Plymouth—!AH. the Labour candidates for the Borough /./Council aid, •Hospital and Harbour 'Baorcl were .-de--.... feated. A poll on rating on unimprov-; dd values was .carried by"7Bo votes to ._ 593. A harbour^loan of £300,000 ra, 1; carried, by a huge majorty, both in the .town ?.nd in the"coxintry.. I Patea.—A. T. Christ-inseu 227; H. .

H.-Hicks 136. ■ , ■ ■ - >r^ Foxton.—J. OhristaiJ re-ekci-ed Mayor unopposed. Four otit of the five Labour candidates nominated' for the Borough Council were elected. : Nelson. —A recount,of the rotes cast in the mayoral eTsetion increases the majority of W.W. Siwdfirass, present Mjwor,"over W. Lock to 94.

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OTHER PLACES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919

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OTHER PLACES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919