Information for Candidates
Are you are interested in representing your community?
- Nominations for all positions OPEN - Friday 15 July 2022; and
- Nominations CLOSE for all positions - noon Friday 12 August 2022
- Candidate Handbook
- LGNZ Guide to Local Authority Elections
Candidate Information Sessions
These are introductory one-hour sessions for all potential candidates considering standing for election to understand what is entailed in being and elected member, and the nomination process.
|Tuesday 5 July||Cheviot Library||6pm (Zoom option available)|
|Wednesday 6 July||Waikari Hall||6pm|
|Thursday 7 July||Council Chambers, Amberley||9.30am (Zoom option available)|
|Monday 11 July||Hanmer Springs Library||1pm (Zoom option available)|
To be a candidate for an elected member position, you don't need any special qualifications. Elected members come from all backgrounds and walks of life. To be effective you will need to bring a broad range of skills to the role.You must be:
- a New Zealand citizen.
- over 18 years old.
- enrolled on the electoral roll.