2019 Election

Candidates for 2019 Local Elections

Nominations for candidates wishing to stand in this year’s local council elections closed at noon on Friday 16 August.

Click here to read the profile statements of your 2019 candidates... (9MB pdf)

Electoral Returns

A steady influx of votes have been coming in for the local 2019 election. All votes are tallied daily so we can analyse the return rate for Tararua District voters and see the percentage of enrolled voters that actively hand in their voting forms.

This year we are aiming for over 60% cumulative returns.

You can check the daily statistics here.


Sandy Lowe, Electoral Officer
06 374 4080 or 06 376 0110

Katrina Kerr, Deputy Electoral Officer
06 374 4080 or 06 376 0110