New Gold Announces Results of Vote for Election of Board of Directors

TORONTO, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at New Gold's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on April 26, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.  The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 13, 2017 were elected as directors of New Gold at the Meeting.  Detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Director Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Withheld

% Withheld

David Emerson

256,139,504

96.97%

8,008,235

3.03%

James Estey

247,213,108

93.59%

16,934,631

6.41%

Vahan Kololian

261,878,781

99.14%

2,268,958

0.86%

Martyn Konig

247,022,925

93.52%

17,124,814

6.48%

Randall Oliphant

258,075,987

97.70%

6,071,752

2.30%

Ian Pearce

255,952,424

96.90%

8,195,315

3.10%

Hannes Portmann

262,847,069

99.51%

1,300,670

0.49%

Kay Priestly

252,152,276

95.46%

11,995,463

4.54%

Raymond Threlkeld

257,901,859

97.64%

6,245,880

2.36%

 

Percentages are based on votes cast for or withheld from voting.

The results of the other matters considered at the Meeting are disclosed in the Report of Voting Results filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com on April 27, 2017.

ABOUT NEW GOLD INC.

New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The company has a portfolio of four producing assets and two significant development projects. The New Afton Mine in Canada, the Mesquite Mine in the United States, the Peak Mines in Australia and the Cerro San Pedro Mine in Mexico (which transitioned to residual leaching in 2016), provide the company with its current production base. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Rainy River and Blackwater projects located in Canada. New Gold's objective is to be the leading intermediate gold producer, focused on the environment and social responsibility. For further information on the company, please visit www.newgold.com.

SOURCE New Gold Inc.

For further information: Julie Taylor, Director, Investor Relations, Direct: +1 (416) 324-6015, Email: info@newgold.com

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