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Auckland Council Local body elections

Ngā rā whakahirahira mō te kōwhiringa pōti ā-rohe 2022

Key dates for the 2022 local election

Our next local election day is on Saturday 8 October 2022. View the key dates for the local body elections 2022.

Now is the right time to consider being a candidate in the local elections.  See How to become a candidate in the 2022 elections for more information.

If you are enrolled on the parliamentary electoral roll, you can expect to get your voting papers sometime between 16 and 21 September 2022. See How to enrol to vote for more information.

Voting will be open from Friday 16 September and closes at 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022. See Information for voters for more information about voting.


  • Consider being a candidate

    1 October 2021 - 15 July 2022

  • Candidate nominations open

    15 July 2022

  • Candidate nominations close

    12 August 2022

  • Candidates announced

    17 August 2022

  • Final electoral roll certified by Electoral Officer

    12 September 2022

  • Voting papers sent to enrolled voters

    16 September - 21 September 2022

  • Voting opens

    16 September - 8 October 2022

  • Voting closes at 12 noon

    8 October 2022

  • Progress and preliminary results published

    8 October 2022

  • Final results announced

    14 October - 19 October 2022

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