Council elections

The next Christchurch City Council elections are coming up in October 2016.

Latest updates:

  • Candidate nominations closed on 12 August. The list of nominated candidates is available here.
  • Voting papers will be sent out from Friday 16 September. If you aren't on the electoral roll, there's still time to enrol and cast a special vote. Visit to enrol and find out how to cast a special vote here.
  • More detail about ward boundaries is now available.

How to enrol

Electoral, residential and ratepayer rolls.

Past elections

Results from previous Christchurch City Council elections and by-elections.