Elected in 2016:

1)    A Mayor elected at large across the District

2)    Seven (7) councillors of the Otorohanga District Council as follows:

  • Kawhia-Tihiroa Ward - two (2) councillors

  • Kio Kio- Korakonui Ward - one (1) councillor

  • Otorohanga Ward - two (2) councillors

  • Wharepuhunga Ward - one (1) councillor

  • Waipa Ward - one (1) councillor

3)    Election of four (4) members of the Otorohanga Community Board as follows:

  • Otorohanga Ward - four (4) members

4)    Election of four (4) members of the Kawhia Community Board as follows:

  • Kawhia Subdivision - three (3) members

  • Aotea Subdivision - one (1) member

Voting 2016

Documents were posted to all enrolled electors from 16 September 2016. Voting closed at noon on Saturday 8 October 2016.

Special Voting 2016

Special voting was available in the Committee Room, Otorohanga District Council office, from Friday 16 September until the close of voting at noon on Saturday 8 October 2016.

Key Dates for the 2016 Elections

Friday 15 July

Candidate nominations open and roll opens for public inspection

Friday 12 August

Candidate nominations close (noon) and roll closes

Wednesday 17 August

Public notice of candidate’s names

Friday 16 -

Wednesday 21 September

Voting documents delivered

Friday 16 September

Voting opens

Saturday 8 October

Election day – voting closes midday

Saturday 8 October

Preliminary results

Thursday 13 October

Declaration of results