Tony Bonne has been re-elected as Whakatane’s Mayor mean while Malcolm Campbell remains as mayor of Kawerau as does John Forbes for Opotiki.

After the final results on Saturday, the Whakatane Council consists of:

Julie Jukes, George Johnston, Judy Turner, Gerard Van Beek, Dave Sheaff, Scott Jarrett, Russell Orr (Rangitaiki ward), John Pullar (Ohope-Whakatane ward), Andrew Iles (Taneatua-Waimana ward), and Alison Ruth Silcock (Galatea-Murupara ward).

Kawerau Council:

New comer Faylene Tunui, Berice Julian, Chris Marjoribanks,  Carolyn Ion, Rex Savage, Stephen Tuhoro, Alistair Holmes, and Warwick Godfrey.