Voting in the Western Bay of Plenty
The Western Bay of Plenty District Council is currently made up of 11 Councillors from three wards, Waihi Beach/Katikati, Kaimai and Te Puke/Maketu.
The following positions will be voted upon in the 2019 Local Body Elections:
- Mayor (elected ‘at large’)
- Councillors (11)
- Katikati-Waihi Beach Ward (3)
- Kaimai (4)
- Maketu-Te Puke Ward (4)
- Community Board Members (20)
- Katikati Community (4)
- Maketu Community (4)
- Te Puke Community (4)
- Waihi Community (4)
- Omokoroa Community (4)
- Bay of Plenty Regional Council Members (either two members from the Western Bay of Plenty General Constituency, or one member from the Mauāo Māori Constituency).
- Bay of Plenty District Health Board Members (seven members elected ‘at large’).
The First Post the Post (FPP) electoral system will be used. In FPP, voters select their preferred candidate by ticking the box, and the candidate who gets the most votes wins.
The mayor, councillors, and local board members are all elected this way.
For further information regarding this election, please contact the electoral office:
Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer
Western Bay of Plenty District Council
C/o PO Box 5135, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
Phone: 0800 922 822