Have your say in 2019
The next local Western Bay of Plenty District election is on Saturday, 12 October 2019.
Local elections are held once every three years.
This page is dedicated to all things Elections 2019 - whether standing for Council or a Community Board, or voting.
Elections 2019 - Final Candidate List
Nominations for the 2019 Local Body Election are now closed. Click here for an up-to-date list of who is standing in your District.
Declaration of electoral donations and expenses
Candidates must keep a record of all donations received and expenses incurred in their election campaign. Find out more information about this here.
Key election dates
Voting will open from Friday, 20 September and close at midday on Saturday, 12 October 2019. Find out the other key dates during the election period.
Resources for candidates and voters
Find some helpful resources for the local elections such as ratepayer enrollment form, fact sheets, and FAQs.
Voting in the Western Bay of Plenty
The Western Bay of Plenty District Council is currently made up of 11 Councillors from three wards. Find out more about the positions that are being voted upon in this election.