Ray Wallace has been re-elected as mayor of Hutt City, with 20,540 votes.
His nearest rival Phil Stratford received only 3166.
Upper Hutt’s Wayne Guppy has also been relected, with 7737 votes, more than twice as many as his two challengers.
In Porirua, mayor Nick Leggett has also been re-elected with 9252 votes, more than 6000 ahead of his two challengers.
However reports from Kapiti say mayor Jenny Rowan has been defeated by Ross Church.
And in Nelson, mayor Aldo Miccio has been defeated by sitting councillor Rachel Reese, who has won the mayoralty with 7477 votes to his 6046. A total of 48 per cent of electors voted in Nelson.