Considering standing in our local elections?
The candidate handbook provides a wealth of information for any person thinking about standing in the local elections. It provides up-to-date information on key legislation affecting elections, eligibility criteria, campaigning, electoral donations, voting and so much more. You can download it here from our website, or head into your nearest service centre in early July and pick up a hard copy.
Candidates handbook(PDF, 3MB)
STV Count Examples(PDF, 141KB)
Information on standing and voting in local body elections as well as answers to other frequently asked questions can be found on the websites below:
Last updated 02 August 2022
If you have an urgent enquiry you can phone 0800 920 029 or 09 401 5200, you can also lodge a request online at my.fndc.govt.nz.