Elections

Candidate profile information

A total of 468 nominations have been made for the 2016 local body elections, compared with 470 in 2013 and 545 in 2010.

Nineteen nominations came in for the mayoralty, 74 for 20 ward councillor positions across 13 wards - with the Franklin ward uncontested.

Some 375 candidates will vie for 149 positions across 21 local boards. In addition, 72 nominations have been received for 21 members for three district health boards and 63 for 35 members for five licensing trusts.


Candidate profiles 

Mayor (PDF 72KB)

Ward councillors (PDF 235KB)

Local boards (PDF 1.1MB)

District Health Boards (PDF 294KB)

Licensing Trusts (PDF 198KB)

Check the ShowYourLove.co.nz election website from 16 September for more detailed candidate information.

Voting documents will be delivered to Auckland’s one million and fifty thousand eligible voters from 16 September for the postal ballot, which closes at noon on 8 October. The results will be declared on 13 October.


Candidate nominations

Chart Nominations for Mayor and Ward Councillors (PDF 180KB)

Chart Nominations for Local Board members (PDF 184KB)

Final candidate list Mayor, Wards, Local Boards (PDF 372KB)

Final candidate list for DHBs and Licensing Trusts (PDF 236KB)

Updated Thursday 18 August

Positions

Nominations received

Number of positions available

Mayor

19

1

Wards

74

20

Local boards

375

149

Sub-total

468

170

     

District Health Boards (DHBs)

72

21

Licensing trusts (LTs)

63

35

Sub-total

135

56

     

Grand total

603

226

 

 

 

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