Candidate nominations open on 19 July and close on 16 August 2019
To stand for council, you must be:
a New Zealand citizen
aged over 18
enrolled on the electoral roll
There are no special qualifications required to stand for council.
Elected members come from all backgrounds and walks of life; they may be parents, students, business people, or self-employed. An effective elected member will bring a broad range of skills to the role, such as