The next local authority election will be held on 8 October 2016.

Election 2013

The final results for the 2013 local body elections are now available.

Electoral systems

Wellington City Council uses the STV (Single Transferable Vote) electoral system to elect its mayor,...

    Wellington City wards

    For electoral purposes, Wellington city is divided into wards.

    Representation review

    Under the Local Electoral Act 2001, all local authorities have to review their representation arrang...