Local Elections

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Every three years, all local authorities in New Zealand hold elections on the second Saturday in October using the postal voting method.

Elections will be for the position of Mayor, eight Councillors, and Dannevirke and Eketāhuna Community Board members. Councillors are to be elected by three wards - Northern Ward (four Councillors), Southern Ward (four Councillors) and the Māori Ward (1 Councillor).

Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer 
Phone: 06 374 4080

Lizz Jenkins
Deputy Electoral Officer
Phone: 06 374 4080
Email: Lizz.Jenkins@Tararuadc.govt.nz


Enrol To Vote

The Electoral Commission has made it even easier for voters to enrol and update their details. You can enrol or update your details online at vote.nz using your New Zealand driver licence, New Zealand passport or a RealMe verified identity.

Enrol. Vote. Be heard.


Previous Election Results