Nominations Open for South Taranaki By-Elections
Nominations open today (Thursday 24 November) for candidates interested in standing in Te Hāwera Ward and Pātea Community Board By-elections.
South Taranaki Electoral Officer, Becky Wolland says the By-elections need to be held to fill the vacant Te Hāwera general ward Councillor position and the vacant Pātea Community Board position.
Nomination forms can be collected from the Hāwera Administration Building, Pātea LibraryPlus or by clicking here.
Completed nomination forms must be returned before 12noon on Thursday 22 December 2022.
Voting in the Te Hāwera and Pātea wards opens on Thursday 26 January and closes on noon Friday 17 February 2023.
If you are interested in standing for either of these positions, you can contact Becky Wolland on 0800 111 323 if you have any questions.
How to become a candidate
• Complete and submit a nomination form before Thursday 22 December
• Get two people to nominate you – they must be over 18 and enrolled to vote in the area you wish to be a candidate
• Pay a nomination deposit of $200 – you may get a refund, depending on how many votes you receive