2022 - Local elections

​Local body elections are held every three years. The next election for members of all local authorities throughout New Zealand will be conducted, by postal vote, on Saturday, 8 October 2022.

Key dates
tick in a circle.

Nominations open / roll open for inspection
Friday 15 July 2022

tick in a circle.

Nominations close (12 noon) / roll closes
Friday 12 August 2022

tick in a circle.

Delivery of voting documents
Fri 16 September 2022 – Wed 21 September 2022

tick in a circle.

Election day (voting closes 12 noon)
Saturday 8 October 2022

tick in a circle.

Declaration of result
Thursday 13 October 2022 – Wednesday 19 October 2022
(or as soon as practicable)