Elections 2013

This section has information about the Local Government Elections held on 12 October 2013. 


Results of the 2013 Local Elections were published on 17 October 2013.

Swearing In of New Council

The Inaugural Council meeting, where the Mayor and Councillors made their official declaration and oath of office, was held on Tuesday, 29 October 2013.

Return of Electoral Expenses and Donations Forms

All candidates returned their Electoral Expenses and Donations Form. A copy of these can be viewed on our website or at the Porirua City Council Offices, Cobham Court, Porirua.

Pre-election Report

The Council’s Pre-Election Report was released by the Chief Executive. The information contained in this report is intended to be useful for people considering standing in the Council elections and for electors considering which issues they would like to hear candidates’ positions on. It also provides another opportunity for the general public to be kept informed about the work of the Council on their behalf.

Download the Porirua City Council Pre-election report Pre Election Report 2013 (1.3MB pdf)

Enrolling to Vote

Information on enrolling to vote in Council, district health board and New Zealand Parliamentary elections can viewed here.

Links to more information

For more information about local Council elections, go to the Local Council Elections website (managed by the Department of Internal Affairs).

See the Electoral Commission's website for the 2013 Local Elections.