Local elections are held every 3 years. In Wellington City, they give residents and other ratepayers the chance to vote for a Mayor and Council, community boards, the District Health Board and Greater Wellington Regional Council. The next local elections are in October 2019.

Voting forms

Voting forms will be delivered from 20 to 25 September for the postal vote. The last day for postal votes to be received and results announced is election day on 12 October 2019.

Electoral systems

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

    Wellington City wards

    The 2019 election is your chance to help decide who will represent you in your ward and shape the in...