Elections 2019 - Ngā Pōti 2019

One of the most important ways you can take part in the decisions that shape the Rotorua district is to get involved in the local authority elections, either by voting for the people who will make those decisions, or by standing for election as a representative on Rotorua Lakes Council. The Society of Local Government Management's website has some general information on local body elections, click here​ to go to their website.

The 2019 Local Authority Elections will be held for:

  • 1 Mayor (elected 'at large')
  • 10 Councillors (elected 'at large')
  • 4 Lakes Community Board members
  • 4 Rural Community Board members
  • 7 Lakes District Health Board - (elected 'at large' STV)
  • 1 Waikato Regional Council
  • 2 Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Click here for 2019 Key dates

Page reviewed: 22 May 2019 2:52pm