This section has information about the Local Government elections held on 8 October 2016.
Results of election
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 Wednesday 26 October 2016.
Return of Electoral Expenses and Donations Forms
All candidates are required to return their Electoral Expenses and Donations Form.
A copy of these can be viewed on our Returns of Electoral Expenses and Donations page, or at our Customer Services Centre, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua during normal business hours.
The Council's 2016 Pre-Election Report was released by the Chief Executive in July 2016.
The information contained in this report was 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 provided another opportunity for the general public to be kept informed about the work of the Council on their behalf.
Enrolling to Vote
For information on enrolling to vote in Council, District health Board and New Zealand Parliamentary elections, see our Enrolling to Vote page.
Links to more Election information