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Elections 2022 - Pōti 2022

Vote 2022Nelson is a vibrant place where we are deeply connected with, and committed to, our natural, social and cultural environment. Clever business and innovation help us thrive. We enjoy living fulfilled lives in smart, sustainable communities.

Elections are an important way you can make a difference by voting or representing our community as a candidate. For Nelson City Council, the community will be electing a Mayor and 12 councillors on a mixed-voting two-ward model, in addition to a Māori ward. This is a new system for Nelson Whakatū. Find out more information here.