New Zealand is currently at ORANGE on the COVID-19 Protection Framework.

Key dates for the 2022 local election

NOW - 15 July 2022 Consider being a candidate
Friday 15 July 2022 Candidate nominations open
Friday 12 August 2022 Candidate nominations close
Wednesday 17 August (or sooner) Candidates announced
16 - 21 September 2022 Voting documents delivered
16 September - 8 October 2022 Voting opens
8 October 2022 at 12 noon Election day: voting closes midday
8 October 2022 from 12 noon Preliminary results
13 - 19 October 2022 Declaration of results
October/November 2022 Elected members' swearing in ceremonies