Key Election Dates

Whether you’re keen to step up for your community and run for Council or the Wānaka Community Board or you just want to make sure your vote counts, it’s important you mark your calendars with these key dates:

By 30 April 2019

Non-residential ratepayer voter letters sent

1 July 2019

Electoral Commission enrolment letters (aka Orange Letters) sent to residents

19 July 2019

Nominations open for candidates
Electoral Roll is open for inspection

16 August 2019 at 12.00pm

Nominations close
Electoral Roll closes

21 August 2019

Public notice of candidate’s names

20 - 25 September 2019

Voting documents delivered

20 September - 12 October 2019

Progressive roll scrutiny, special voting period, early processing

12 October 2019

Election day – voting closes 12.00pm

12 October 2019

Preliminary results from 12.00pm

17 - 23 October 2019

Declaration of results

October/November 2019

Elected members’ swearing in ceremonies