Notice of By-elections
Further Notice of By-elections
The nomination period to fill extraordinary vacancies on the Rotorua Lakes and Rotorua Rural Community Boards closed at midday Wednesday 23 August 2023. The following sections summarise the outcomes for each community board.
Rotorua Lakes Community Board (one vacancy)
One nomination was received from Jennifer Rothwell.
As nominations have now closed and the number of nominations received did not exceed the number of vacancies, Jennifer Rothwell is declared elected unopposed as a member of the Rotorua Lakes Community Board.
Rotorua Rural Community Board (one vacancy)
Nominations were received from John Atkinson and Tina Rose (Mamaku Residents Association 2003 Inc).
As more than one nomination has been received, a voting process is required and will be conducted by postal voting using the First Past the Post (FPP) electoral system. Voting will open on Wednesday 27 September and close at midday on Thursday 19 October 2023. Candidate names will be listed in random order on the voting papers.
Enrolment and Special Voting Arrangements
Residential electors within the Rotorua Rural Community Board area who are not listed on the final electoral roll for this by-election can enrol or amend their enrolment details on the electoral roll on or before 5pm, Wednesday 18 October 2023:
- Online at www.vote.nz
- By texting your name and address to 3676 to get a form sent to you
- By calling 0800 36 76 56 to ask for a form to be sent to you
- By email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rotorua Rural Community Board ratepayers who live outside the Rotorua Rural Community Board area and who are not listed on the final electoral roll for this by-election can enrol on or before 5pm Wednesday 18 October 2023 by completing and returning a ratepayer enrolment form, available from the Rotorua Lakes Council office or website.
Special voting facilities for the by-election will be available during normal office hours from the Rotorua Lakes Council’s Civic Centre, 1061 Haupapa St, Rotorua from Wednesday 27 September until midday on Thursday 19 October 2023.
PO Box 3138, Christchurch 8140