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Māngere-Ōtāhuhu pōti anō 2021

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu by-election 2021

​Nominations for Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board by-election closed at 12 noon Tuesday 22 December 2020.

The candidates for the by-election are:

  • Sharon Bragg - Independent
  • Phil Bridge - NZ Outdoors Party
  • Christian Malietoa-Brown
  • Papaliitele Lafulafu Peo - Labour Party
  • Elnez Tofa
  • Malcolm Turner - Communities and Residents

For more information, see Who you can vote for.

Voting documents will be posted to eligible voters from Tuesday 26 January 2021 and voting will close at 12 noon on Wednesday 17 February 2021.

For more information, phone 09 973 5212 or 0800 922 822 (Independent Election Services).

Key dates

  • Nominations open: Tuesday 24 November 2020
  • Nominations close: 12 noon, Tuesday 22 December 2020
  • Delivery of voting packs: from Tuesday 26 January 2021
  • Close of voting: 12 noon, Wednesday, 17 February 2021

More information

COVID-19 alert level changes

COVID-19 alert level changes to level 3 or 4 will not impact your ability to vote through postal voting.

Significant restrictions will be imposed during alert level 3 or 4 on candidates for campaigning.

The candidates will have to follow Ministry of Health guidelines on social distancing and public safety.

This will impact the candidates' ability to complete some functions of a normal campaign, such as public meetings, door-to-door campaigns and in-person meetings.


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