16 October 2013
17 April 2014
This review fixed the electorate boundaries for the general elections in 2014 and 2017.
Learn more about the Representation Commission and how they review electorate boundaries
Read the Representation Commission’s report
You can download sections of the Representation Commission’s 2014 report at the bottom of this page.
The report includes:
- an overview of the changes made
- population data for each electorate
- maps showing the electorate boundaries
- a summary of objections and counter-objections received.
Read a summary of key changes
The Commission changed the boundaries of 46 electorates and added a new general electorate in Auckland. The changes moved about 380,000 people into different electorates.
Read a summary of key changes to the electorate boundaries in 2014
Get GIS files of the boundaries
Download geographic information system (GIS) files for the general and Māori electorates on the Stats NZ website.