Key Dates for Voters
16 - 21 September 2022
Voting documents delivered
All local authority elections will be conducted by postal vote. Voting documents will be delivered by NZ Post between Friday 16 September 2022 and Wednesday 21 September 2022.
16 September – Noon 8 October 2022
Special voting period
4 October 2022
Make sure you have your vote in the post by 5pm Tuesday 4 October 2022 to ensure it is received in time (by 12 noon Saturday 8 October 2022).
8 October 2022 at 12pm
Election day – voting closes midday.
Progress results will be available as soon as practicable after 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022 (expected around 2pm).
9 October 2022
Preliminary results are expected to be available on Sunday morning 9 October 2022 once all votes received at council offices on the morning of election day have been delivered to the electoral office and processed
13 – 19 October 2022
Declaration of results.
The official results will be announced when special votes have been checked, expected to be Thursday 13 October 2022.