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Find your local board and ward
In the 2022 local elections you will vote for your new mayor, local board members and ward councillors. You can use your address to find the candidates standing for these roles in your local board and ward areas.
Why you need to know your local board and ward
Know who you are eligible to vote for
When voting in the Auckland local election, you can vote for the:
- mayor — who is elected across the Auckland region
- ward councillors — who will sit on the Governing Body
- local board members — to represent your residential area.
About local boards and wards
The Auckland region is divided into 13 wards and 21 local boards. See
How Auckland Council works for more information about how decision-making works for the Auckland region.
Use our finder if you don't know your local board and ward.
If you are nominating a candidate
Candidates for the local elections are required to have two nominators to support their nomination.
If you want to nominate a candidate, you must be enrolled in the exact ward or local board (subdivision) that the candidate wants to represent.
Find your local board and ward
Use this finder and your home address to locate which ward and local board you are eligible to vote in.
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|About wards and local boards||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/how-council-works/Pages/about-wards-local-boards.aspx||About wards and local boards||Learn about wards and local boards, how wards are organised, what local boards do, and view a full list of Auckland's wards and local boards.||aspx||Elections|
|How to enrol to vote||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters/Pages/who-can-vote.aspx||How to enrol to vote||Learn what you need to do to enrol so you can vote and have your say.||aspx||Elections|
|Information for voters||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters||Information for voters||Everything you need to know to vote in our local elections.||aspx||Elections|
|Key dates for the 2022 local election||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/elections-2022-results/Pages/key-dates-for-the-2022-local-election.aspx||Key dates for the 2022 local election||View the key dates for Local elections 2022.||aspx|
|Information for candidates||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-candidates||Information for candidates||Discover how as an elected member, you can help shape the development of the Auckland region and build strong local communities.||aspx||Elections|
|Auckland Council and you||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/auckland-council-you||Auckland Council and you||This is a programme for students and community groups to learn about Auckland Council, how we're structured, how we make decisions, how we work alongside Maori, how to participate in the democratic process, and more. ||aspx||Elections|
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