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Auckland Council Local body elections

Te āhua mahi a te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau

How Auckland Council works

​We are responsible for all local government decisions and responsibilities in the Auckland region. Learn how political decisions are made at Auckland Council, what local boards and wards are, and how to find which local board and ward you will be voting in.

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Key dates for the 2022 local electionhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/Pages/key-dates-for-the-2022-local-election.aspxKey dates for the 2022 local electionView the key dates for local body elections 2022.aspx
Why you should vote in the local electionshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters/Pages/why-vote-local-body-elections.aspxWhy you should vote in the local electionsMake sure you have your say on issues that are affecting Auckland and your local community by voting in the 2022 local elections.aspx
How to become a candidate in the 2022 local electionshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-candidates/Pages/how-to-become-a-candidate-2022-local-body-elections.aspxHow to become a candidate in the 2022 local electionsFind out how as an elected member, you can help shape the development of the Auckland region and build strong local communities.aspx
Roles, responsibilities and remuneration of elected membershttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-candidates/Pages/roles-responsibilities-salaries-elected-members.aspxRoles, responsibilities and remuneration of elected membersFind out what roles you can stand for, what is expected of each role, and what you would be paid.aspxElections
About local boardshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/about-auckland-council/how-auckland-council-works/local-boards/Pages/about-local-boards.aspxAbout local boardsFind out what local boards are, their responsibilities, documents and processes.aspxLocal boards
About wardshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/about-auckland-council/how-auckland-council-works/governing-body-wards-committees/wards/Pages/about-wards.aspxAbout wardsAuckland has been split into 13 wards, from which 20 ward councillors are elected to the governing body of Auckland Council. aspxWards