PROGRESS RESULTS

Will be posted here tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 8 October)

Daily vote returns

See how many votes have been submitted for the 2022 Nelson City Council election.

Which ward do I live in?

Search for an address to see your ward boundaries. Results will show the relevant wards for that address for both the Māori and General Electoral Rolls.

Ballot bin locations

Once you've filled in your ballot papers, find your nearest NZ Post postbox to send your vote to Nelson City Council, 110 Trafalgar Street (last date for postal voting is Monday 3 October) OR drop it off at one of the orange Nelson City Council ballot bins found at the following locations:

  • Nelson City Council Customer Service Centre, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street, Nelson
  • Stoke Library, 35 Putaitai Street, Stoke
  • Nightingale Memorial Library, 2 Beach Road, Tāhunanui
  • Founders Heritage Park, Windmill, 87 Atawhai Drive, The Wood
  • Tāhunanui Community Hub, reception, 55/61 Muritai Street, Tāhunanui
  • Habitat for Humanity Hub, reception, 166 Tāhunanui Drive, Tāhunanui
  • Victory Community Centre, 2 Totara Street, Nelson South

Events

Saturday 3 September 2022 01:00 pm – 03:00 pm

Meet the Women Candidates

Where: Saxton Oval Pavilion, Stoke [enter by Kerry Marshall Drive]

What's happening: Every woman candidate will be invited. Each will have four minutes to introduce herself, tell us what she has done in her life so far, explain why she is standing and the skills she brings, and identify her priorities if elected.

Devorah Nicuarta-Smith, Manager Governance and Support Services NCC, will briefly explain the new ward system and how to use your STV (Single Transferable Vote).

Questions from the floor as time permits

Chaired by Hilary Mitchell, former Councillor NCC

Everybody welcome. We look forward to seeing you.

Please circulate this to your contacts.

For further information contact nelsonncw@gmail.com or hjmitch@xtra.co.nz

Wednesday 7 September 2022 07:00 pm

Nelson Citizen's Alliance - meet the candidates

Event Name: Meet the Candidates

Description: Nelson Citizens Alliance endorsed council candidates will be speaking and they will be available to meet the public and answer any questions they may have.

Location: Stoke Methodist Hall, 94 Neale Street, Stoke

Organiser: Peter Rait

Organisation: Nelson Citizens Alliance:

Email: peter@parjag.co.nz

Contact Phone: 021 644 669

Thursday 8 September 2022 07:00 pm

Nelson Citizen's Alliance - candidates' 'soap box'

Event Name: Candidates "Soap Box"

Description: Nelson Citizens Alliance endorsed council candidates will be speaking and they will be available to meet the public and answer any questions they may have.

Location: Sprig and Fern, 280 Hardy Street.

Organiser: Peter Rait

Organisation: Nelson Citizens Alliance:

Email: peter@parjag.co.nz

Contact Phone: 021 644 669

Monday 12 September 2022 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm

STV information session - Civic House

Nelson City Council's Manager Governance and Support Services Devorah Nicuarta-Smith explains how STV works.

Open to anyone and fine to just turn up on the day. However, to help us with numbers, we would appreciate it if you could click 'going' on the Facebook event page.

Tuesday 13 September 2022 05:30 pm – Saturday 17 September 2022 06:30 pm

STV information session - Victory Community Centre

Nelson City Council's Manager Governance and Support Services Devorah Nicuarta-Smith explains how STV works.

Open to anyone and fine to just turn up on the day. However, to help us with numbers, we would appreciate it if you could click 'going' on the Facebook event page.

Thursday 15 September 2022 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm

STV information session - Greenmeadows, Stoke

Nelson City Council's Manager Governance and Support Services Devorah Nicuarta-Smith explains how STV works.

Open to anyone and fine to just turn up on the day. However, to help us with numbers, we would appreciate it if you could click 'going' on the Facebook event page.

Thursday 15 September 2022 07:00 pm

Nelson Citizen's Alliance - candidates' 'soap box'

Event Name: Candidates "Soap Box"

Description: Nelson Citizens Alliance endorsed council candidates will be speaking and they will be available to meet the public and answer any questions they may have.

Location: Sprig and Fern, 280 Hardy Street.

Organiser: Peter Rait

Organisation: Nelson Citizens Alliance:

Email: peter@parjag.co.nz

Contact Phone: 021 644 669

Tuesday 20 September 2022 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Mayoral Candidates - Where Do They Stand on the Environment

Environmental groups of Nelson are pleased to invite you to the 2022 Nelson Mayoral Candidate Debate happening on 20 September at Granary Hall at Founders Park.

'Where Do They Stand on The Environment' will focus on conservation, environmental concerns and climate change.

Organisers: Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, Forest and Bird, Nelson Environment Centre, and Nelson Tasman Climate Forum

Email: info@nec.org.nz

Phone: 03 545 9176

info@nec.org.nz

info@nec.org.nz


Thursday 22 September 2022 07:00 pm

Nelson Citizen's Alliance - candidates' 'soap box'

Event Name: Candidates "Soap Box"

Description: Nelson Citizens Alliance endorsed council candidates will be speaking and they will be available to meet the public and answer any questions they may have.

Location: Sprig and Fern, 280 Hardy Street.

Organiser: Peter Rait

Organisation: Nelson Citizens Alliance:

Email: peter@parjag.co.nz

Contact Phone: 021 644 669

The following elections will be held by postal vote on Saturday 8 October 2022.

Nelson City Council
(Single Transferable Voting electoral system)

  • Election of the mayor
  • Election of four councillors for the Central Ward
  • Election of four councillors for the Stoke-Tāhunanui Ward
  • Election of one councillor for the Whakatū Māori Ward
  • Election of three councillors At Large
  • Candidate names will be listed in random order on the voting papers.

Nominations

Nominations for the listed positions open on Friday 15 July 2022 and must be made on the appropriate nomination form for each position. Nomination forms and a candidate information handbook can be found either on the Nelson City Council website, or by request to the electoral officer via the contact options listed below. Completed nomination documents must be received by the electoral officer no later than 12noon on Friday 12 August 2022. Each nomination must be accompanied by a deposit of $200 incl GST, payable by eftpos, cash or on-line banking (see candidate handbook for requirements).

Candidates are encouraged to submit a candidate profile statement and colour photograph with their nomination, for sending out with voting documents to electors. The requirements for profile statements and photos are set out in a candidate handbook which is available with the nomination forms. All nomination documents must be lodged together.

Electoral Rolls

Preliminary electoral rolls for these elections can be inspected at the following locations during office hours from Friday 15 July 2022 to Friday 12 August 2022.

  • Nelson City Council office, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street Nelson
  • Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street, Nelson
  • Stoke Library, 35 Putaitai Street, Stoke
  • Nightingale Library Memorial, Beach Road Tāhunanui

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

  • Online at www.vote.nz
  • 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 enquiries@elections.govt.nz

Updates to the preliminary electoral roll close at 5pm on Friday 12 August 2022.

Applications for registration as a ratepayer elector are to be made on the non-resident ratepayer elector enrolment form available wherever copies of the electoral rolls are displayed and must be returned to the Nelson City Council electoral officer before 5pm Friday 12 August 2022. Online applications for ratepayer elector registration can also be made through the non-resident ratepayer portal: www.electionz.com/ratepayer

Warwick Lampp
Electoral Officer – Nelson City Council
Nelson City Council, 110 Trafalgar Street
0800 666 048
elections@ncc.govt.nz

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