The local authority elections are held every 3 years, and give you the chance to vote for the Mayor and Council, Community boards, The District health Board and the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Tawa Community Board 2017 by-election

A by-election will be held to fill one extraordinary vacancy on the Tawa Community Board.

Nominations for the Tawa Community Board open on Thursday 24 November 2016 and close at 12pm on Thursday 22 December 2016.

Electoral systems

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

    Representation review

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

      Wellington City wards

      For electoral purposes, Wellington city is divided into wards.