When the election will take place
The next local body elections will take place in October 2019. See
key election dates.
How you can vote
Local elections are conducted by postal vote.
Why be a candidate
Being an Auckland Council elected member is an opportunity for you to be part of governing the largest city in the country and the largest council in Australasia.
Help us shape the future of our city and local communities by
standing as a candidate.
Candidate nominations open on 19 July 2019.
Who is eligible to be a candidate
You can stand for Auckland Council if you are:
- a New Zealand citizen
- aged over 18
- enrolled on the parliamentary electoral roll.