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

VANCOUVER, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) and (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at New Gold's Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on April 30, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.  The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 19, 2014 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
Randall Oliphant 326,402,750 96.89% 10,477,688 3.11%
David Emerson 332,101,110 98.58% 4,779,328 1.42%
James Estey 333,901,163 99.12% 2,979,275 0.88%
Robert Gallagher 334,523,427 99.30% 2,357,011 0.70%
Vahan Kololian 333,714,760 99.06% 3,165,679 0.94%
Martyn Konig 333,774,387 99.08% 3,106,052 0.92%
Pierre Lassonde 333,725,527 99.06% 3,154,911 0.94%
Raymond Threlkeld 317,764,883 94.33% 19,115,554 5.67%

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 on May 2, 2014.

About New Gold Inc.

New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The company has a portfolio of four producing assets and three 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, provide the company with its current production base. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Blackwater and Rainy River projects, both in Canada, as well as 30% of the El Morro project located in Chile. 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



SOURCE: New Gold Inc.

For further information:

Hannes Portmann
Vice President, Corporate Development
Direct: +1 (416) 324-6014


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