Notice of By-election for the Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward

Status Closed
Start date 24 November 2023
Closed date 17 February 2024


Nominations for the above position open on Friday 24 November 2023 and must be made on the official nomination form. Copies of the nomination form and a candidate handbook can be requested from Wellington City Council offices at level 16, 113 The Terrace, downloaded from our website, or from the electoral officer (see contact details below).

Completed nomination documents must be received by the electoral officer no later than 12 noon on Friday 22 December 2023. Each nomination must be accompanied by a deposit of $200 incl GST, payable by cash or online banking (see nomination form for requirements).

Candidates are encouraged to also submit a candidate profile statement and recent photograph. The requirements for the profile statement and photo are set out in the candidate handbook which is available with the nomination form. All nomination documents must be lodged together. Candidates should refer to the candidate handbook for further details.

Electoral rolls

A preliminary roll for the by-election can be inspected during normal office hours from Friday 24 November to Friday 22 December 2023 at Te Awe Library, 29B Brandon Street, Wellington, Arapaki Manners Library, 12 Manners Street, Wellington, or the Wellington City Council office, Level 16, 113 The Terrace, Wellington.

Electors may enrol or amend their enrolment details on the residential electoral roll by contacting the Electoral Commission:

  • Online at 
  • By texting your name and address to 3676 to get a form sent to you 
  • By calling 0800 36 76 56 to ask for a form to be sent to you 
  • By email request to

Updates to the preliminary electoral roll close at 4pm on Friday 22 December 2023.

Applications for registration as a ratepayer elector are to be made on the non-resident ratepayer elector enrolment form available from Wellington City Council offices or from the council’s website and must be returned to the electoral officer before 4pm on Friday 22 December 2023.

Election details

If a voting process is required to fill this vacancy, it will be conducted by postal voting under the Single Transferable Voting (STV) electoral system. Candidate names will be listed in random order on the voting papers. The voting papers will be mailed out to electors on Friday 26 January and voting will close at 12 noon on Saturday 17 February 2024.

Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer – Wellington City Council
Wellington City Council, 113 The Terrace, Wellington
0800 666 048