2019 Local Body Election

The next triennial local body elections will be held in 2019.  


Elections will be held for:

  • 6 members to represent the Dunedin Constituency
  • 3 members to represent the Dunstan Constituency
  • 1 member to represent the Moeraki Constituency
  • 2 members to represent the Molyneux Constituency


Key dates for the 2019 elections are:

From 17 July

Elections will be advertised and nominations called

19 July

Nominations open

16 August

Nominations close at midday

20 September

Voter packs mailed to electors. Voting opens

12 October

Voting closes at midday. Progress result asap thereafter

By 17 October

Official result released

From 17 October

Official result advertised.


A candidate handbook for the 2019 election will be prepared and made available from this website by 31 May 2019.

Nomination forms will be available in early July 2019.

If you are enrolled as a parliamentary elector you will automatically be placed on your district or city council’s electoral roll as a residential elector. If you need to enrol or update existing name or address details on the parliamentary electoral roll, you can do so at any Post Shop, online at www.elections.org.nz or by phoning 0800 36 76 56.

Further election related documents or links will be available from this page throughout 2019.



Anthony Morton

Electoral Officer

Ph 0800 398 683 or email iro@electionz.com

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