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2005 Election Results

The New Zealand 2005 Election was a close run event with both major parties claiming victory in the days after the voting booths closed. Finally after a month's negotiation caretaker Prime Minister Helen Clarke was able to form a coalition government with the New Zealand First, the Progressives and United Future parties leading Labour to a third term in office..

Electorate Result

Winning Candidate  Margin
Aoraki                                                             GOODHEW, Jo (NAT)  6,937
Auckland Central TIZARD, Judith (LAB)  3,884
Banks Peninsula  

DYSON, Ruth (LAB)   

Bay of Plenty RYALL, Tony (NAT)        13,584
Christchurch Central   BARNETT, Tim (LAB)    7,836
Christchurch East    DALZIEL, Lianne (LAB)    11,973
Clevedon    COLLINS, Judith (NAT)  12,871
Clutha-Southland   ENGLISH, Bill (NAT)       13,032
Coromandel   GOUDIE, Sandra (NAT)        10,578
Dunedin North  HODGSON, Pete (LAB)     7,630
Dunedin South  BENSON-POPE, David Henry (LAB)     10,640
East Coast  TOLLEY, Anne (NAT) 1,219
East Coast Bays  McCULLY, Murray (NAT)         7,286
Epsom      HIDE, Rodney (ACT)  3,102
Hamilton East    BENNETT, David (NAT) 5,298
Hamilton West         GALLAGHER, Martin Owen (LAB)    825
Helensville         KEY, John (NAT)        12,778
Hutt South       MALLARD, Trevor(LAB)          5,740
Ilam       BROWNLEE, Gerry (NAT)         7,821
Invercargill     ROY, Eric (NAT)  2,052
Kaikoura     KING, Colin (NAT)         4,675
Mana   LABAN, Winnie (LAB)          6,734
Mangere 1     FIELD, Taito Phillip (LAB) 16,020
Manukau East ROBERTSON, Ross (LAB) 9,890
Manurewa HAWKINS, George Warren (LAB) 11,707
Maungakiekie GOSCHE, Mark (LAB) 6,450
Mt Albert CLARK, Helen Elizabeth (LAB) 14,749
Mt Roskill GOFF, Phil (LAB) 9,895
Napier  TREMAIN, Chris (NAT)  3,591
Nelson  SMITH, Nick (NAT) 10,226
New Lyn CUNLIFFE, David (LAB) 8,078
New Plymouth DUYNHOVEN, Harry (LAB) 5,439
North Shore MAPP, Wayne (NAT) 9,701
Northcote  COLEMAN, Jonathan (NAT) 2,383
Northland  CARTER, John (NAT) 9,275
Ohariu-Belmont DUNNE, Peter (UFNZ) 7,702
Otago DEAN, Jacqui (NAT) 1,995
Otaki HUGHES, Darren (LAB) 38
Pakuranga WILLIAMSON, Maurice (NAT) 9,582
Palmerston North MAHAREY, Steven (LAB) 5,500
Piako TISCH, Lindsay (NAT) 8,351
Port Waikato HUTCHISON, Paul (NAT) 13,498
Rakaia CONNELL, Brian (NAT) 10,448
Rangitikei POWER, Simon (NAT) 9,660
Rimutaka  SWAIN, Paul (LAB) 8,277
Rodney SMITH, Lockwood (NAT) 11,536
Rongotai KING, Annette Faye (LAB)  12,638
Rotorua  CHADWICK, Stephanie (Steve) (LAB) 662
Tamaki PEACHEY, Allan (NAT) 9,510
Taranaki-King Country ARDERN, Shane (NAT) 13,118
Taupo BURTON, Mark (LAB)  1,285
Tauranga  CLARKSON, Bob (NAT) 730
Te Atatu CARTER, Chris (LAB)  10,447
Tukituki  FOSS, Craig (NAT) 2,402
Waimakariri COSGROVE, Clayton (LAB)  5,606
Wairarapa  HAYES, John (NAT)  2,752
Waitakere PILLAY, Lynne (LAB) 4,942
Wellington Central  HOBBS, Marian (LAB)  6,180
West Coast-Tasman  O'CONNOR, Damien Peter (LAB)  2,154
Whanganui  BORROWS, Chester (NAT) 2,402
Whangarei  HEATLEY, Phil (NAT)  9,089
Wigram ANDERTON, Jim (JAP) 8,548
Ikaroa-Rawhiti   HOROMIA, Parekura (LAB) 1,932
Tainui  MAHUTA, Nanaia (LAB) 1,860
Tamaki Makaurau SHARPLES, Pita Russell (MAOR) 2,127
Te Tai Hauauru TURIA, Tariana (MAOR) 5,113
Te Tai Tokerau  HARAWIRA, Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene (MAOR)   3,613
Te Tai Tonga OKEROA, Mahara (LAB) 2,503
Waiariki FLAVELL, Te Ururoa (MAOR)  2,871

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