Notice of day of election for the 2022 elections of Gisborne District Council
Notice is given under section 65 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 that the following persons have been duly nominated as candidates for:
Mayor (one vacancy)
Tairāwhiti General Ward (eight vacancies)
Tairāwhiti Māori Ward (five vacancies)
As there are (for each office) more candidates than there are vacancies to be filled, an election will be held between the listed candidates on Saturday, 8 October 2022, under the single transferable voting electoral system by postal vote.
Order of candidate names
The Gisborne District Council has resolved under regulation 31 of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 to adopt the random order of candidate names to appear on the voting documents.
Issuing of voting documents
Voting documents will be posted to electors from Friday 16 September 2022.
Return of voting documents
Voting documents must be returned not later than noon Saturday 8 October 2022 to the electoral officer.
Voting documents can be returned by post or hand delivered at the following council offices between Friday 16 September 2022 and Friday 7 October 2022 during normal office hours, and Saturday 8 October 2022 between 9.00am – noon:
- Gisborne District Council’s Main Office, 15 Fitzherbert Street, Gisborne
- Te Puia Springs Service Centre, 4746 Waiapu Road, Te Puia Springs
Special voting in terms of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 may be exercised at the above council offices and times.
A person can apply to enrol as either a residential or ratepayer elector right up to and including Friday 7 October 2022 – the day before the close of voting.
Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer
Gisborne District Council
15 Fitzherbert Street, Gisborne
17 August 2022