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Last modified: 14 Oct 2022 9:18am

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The final result for the Selwyn District Council elections held on Saturday 8 October have been confirmed.

Three new councillors are confirmed as being elected, in addition to the Mayor Sam Broughton and seven councillors returning,

The new councillors are Elizabeth Mundt for Ellesmere Ward, Lydia Gliddon for the Malvern Ward and Phil Dean for the Rolleston Ward.

Mayor Sam Broughton welcomed the new Councillors.

“It’s really exciting for the new councillors joining the team. Well done Lydia Gliddon, Elizabeth Mundt and Phil Dean. We also owe a big thank you to Councillors Jenny Gallagher, Mark Alexander, Murray Lemon and Jeff Bland for all their work on council over the last 3 years. There is still much to be done and I’m looking forward to the opportunities and challenges the next three years will bring.”

Full results can be found at

Successful candidates:


Sam Broughton

Ellesmere Ward (2 vacancies):

Shane Epiha

Elizabeth Mundt

Malvern Ward (2 vacancies):

Lydia Gliddon

Bob Mugford

Rolleston Ward (3 vacancies):

Phil Dean

Nicole Reid

Sophie McInnes

Springs Ward (3 vacancies):

Malcolm Lyall

Grant Miller

Debra Hasson

Malvern Community Board

Tawera Subdivision (1 Vacancy)
Sean Ellis

Hawkins Subdivision (2 Vacancies)

Ken May

Sharn Nu’u

West Melton Subdivision

Calvin Payne

Bruce Russell

The voter return was 42.44%, being 20,497 votes, excluding special votes.