Information about Council elections and by-elections.

The next local body elections will be held on 8 October 2022

If you're enrolled on the parliamentary electoral roll, you'll be able to vote for a Mayor, councillors and community board members to represent you. The election will be held by postal vote.

Keep an eye on this page for more information. In the meantime, you can enrol or check and update your details on the parliamentary electoral roll at vote.nz(external link)

Friday 15 July 2022 Nominations open. Electoral roll opens.
Friday 12 August Nominations close at noon. Electoral roll closes.
Friday 16 September Voting and special voting begins.
Saturday 8 October Election day. Voting closes at noon, and the progress results will be available that afternoon.
Thursday 13 October Final results are declared.