Candidate information sessions
Stand as candidate in your local elections. Information sessions for potential candidates are being held around the region:
|24 July, 5:30 - 7:00pm - Parua Bay, Community Centre||1 August, 5:30 - 7:00pm - Waipapa, NRC Office|
|25 July, 5:30 - 7:00pm - Ruakaka, Recreation Centre||3 August 10:00 - 11:30am - Kaitāia, Te Ahu Centre|
|27 July, 10:00 - 11:30am - Whangārei, NRC Chambers||3 August, 1:30 - 3:00pm - Kaikohe, FNDC Chambers|
|31 July, 5:30 - 7:00pm - Dargaville, Town Hall|
The nomination forms are editable PDF documents for candidates to:
- Complete the form online
- Print the completed form
- Add the required signatures
- Deliver the completed hard copy nomination form to Northland Regional Council
- Coastal Central Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Coastal North Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Coastal South Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Hokianga-Kaikohe Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Kaipara Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Te Hiku Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Whangārei Urban Constituency (PDF, 335KB)
- Northland District Health Board (PDF, 440KB)
Notice of election, nomination of candidates and enrolment arrangements
Triennial elections for elected members of most local authorities throughout New Zealand are to be conducted, by postal vote, on Saturday 12 October 2019.
The Northland Regional Council require elections for the following positions:
- Coastal Central Constituency (1)
- Coastal North Constituency (2)
- Coastal South Constituency (1)
- Hokianga-Kaikohe Constituency (1)
- Kaipara Constituency (1)
- Te Hiku Constituency (1)
- Whangārei Urban Constituency (2)
Nominations for the above positions will open on Friday 19 July 2019 and close at noon on Friday 16 August 2019.
Voting documents will be sent to all eligible electors, by post, from Friday 20 September 2019. The voting period is three weeks (Friday 20 September 2019 to noon Saturday 12 October 2019).
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
What you need to know about regional councils, how to stand as a candidate, enrolment and nominations.
FAQs - Northland Regional Council triennial election 2019 (PDF, 290KB)
For further information regarding this election, please contact the electoral office:
Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer
Northland Regional Council
C/O PO Box 5135, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
Phone: 0800 922 822
Pre-election report 2019
The approach of a new electoral cycle offers the opportunity to review how far we’ve come in the past three years, and to look ahead to the significant challenges and opportunities our region faces in the next three years.
Download - Pre-election report 2019 (PDF, 1.14MB)
This handbook provides information which may be of interest to you as a candidate in the 2019 local government elections.
Candidates information handbook - 2019 elections (PDF, 4.3MB)
More detailed information is available in the Northland Regional Council triennial election timetable 2019, below.
Timetable - Northland Regional Council triennial election 2019 (PDF, 200KB)
More detailed information about the elections including the electoral roll and electoral system is available in the factsheet below:
Factsheet - Northland Regional Council triennial election 2019 (PDF, 500KB)
Base remuneration for members of the Northland Regional Council (as at 1 July 2019) will be as follows: