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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.

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 is 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 at 12 noon

    12 August 2022

  • Candidates announced

    12 August 2022

  • Candidates officially declared in public notice

    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 results published (at approximately 3pm)

    8 October 2022

  • Preliminary results published (at approximately 12pm)

    10 October 2022

  • Final results published (at approximately 5pm)

    14 October 2022

  • Final results declared in public notice (at approximately 5pm)

    14 October 2022

​* The Electoral Officer is legally required to verify the electoral roll 25 days before election day (8 October 2022). This is stated under section 51 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and regulation 22 of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001.

You should know

Progress results include all votes returned up until Friday 7 October. Votes hand delivered on Saturday morning 8 October and all special votes have not been included yet.

Preliminary results include all votes, including those hand delivered on Saturday morning 8 October. Special votes have not been included yet.

Final results include all votes, including special votes, returned by 12 noon on Saturday 8 October.

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