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

Elections 2016

Nominations for the 2016 Local Body election open on 15 July 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.