Otago Boys' High School rector Clive Rennie has missed
out in his bid for a seat on the Otago Regional Council.
Mr Rennie had been planning to swap school life for politics
but polled seventh in the Dunedin constituency, missing a
seat by one place.
The top six in the Dunedin vote had a familiar look, headed
by Louise Croot who topped the poll with 15,689 votes.
She was followed by Gretchen Robertson (14,759), Michael
Deaker (14,347), Sam Neill (13,631), Bryan Scott (12,834) and
Trevor Kempton (11,859).
Those who missed out in Dunedin were Mr Rennie (9,862), Marc
Schallenberg (9567), Austen Banks (5856) and Graham Roper
In the Dunstan constituency Graeme Bell (6789), Gerry Eckhoff
(6339) and Gary Kelliher (5274) were elected.
In Moylneux Stephen Woodhead (7596) and David Shepherd (6717)