2019 Local Body Elections

The next triennial local body elections will be held on Saturday 12 October 2019. Subject to the final determination of any current representation reviews, elections will be held for:

1 Mayor - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

2 councillors to represent the Kawhia-Tihiroa Ward - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

1 councillor to represent the Kio Kio-Korakonui Ward - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

2 councillors to represent the Otorohanga Ward - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

1 councillor to represent the Waipa Ward - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

1 councillor to represent the Wharepuhunga Ward - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

1 member to represent the Aotea Subdivision of the Kawhia Community Board - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

3 members to represent the Kawhia Subdivision of the Kawhia Community Board - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

4 members to represent the Otorohanga Community Board - nomination form [PDF, 77 KB]

 

1 member to represent the Nga Tai Ki Uta Maori Constituency of the Waikato Regional Council

2 members to represent the Waipa-King Country Constituency of the Waikato Regional Council

 

Key dates for the 2019 elections are:

From 17 July

Elections will be advertised and nominations called

19 July

Nominations open

16 August

Nominations close at midday

20 September  

Voter packs mailed to electors. Voting opens

12 October 

Voting closes at midday. Progress result asap thereafter

By 17 October 

Official result released

From 17 October

Official result advertised

 

A candidate handbook is available here [PDF, 7.4 MB], which contains all the information you need to know to stand, you can also find out more information about standing here which includes videos on standing for local government, what you need to be an elected member, how Council works, nomination requirements and your first days as an elected member.  

If you are enrolled as a parliamentary elector you will automatically be placed on council’s electoral roll as a residential elector. If you need to enrol or update existing name or address details on the parliamentary electoral roll, you can do so at any Post Shop, online at www.elections.org.nz or by phoning 0800 36 76 56.

If you pay rates on property within the council area but live outside that area you may be eligible to enrol as a ratepayer elector. A copy of the ratepayer enrolment form can be downloaded here [PDF, 87 KB].

Further election related documents or links will be available from this page throughout 2019.

 

Warwick Lampp

Electoral Officer

Ph 0800 398 683 or email iro@electionz.com

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