Final call for nominations for the local election

10/08/2022 12:09pm

Nominations to stand for election close this Friday 12 August at 12pm, sharp.

Don’t delay! Late submissions will not be accepted. This includes submissions that have errors and require resubmission after the deadline. Give yourself as much time as possible to ensure you can stand for election.

You need two people to nominate you to stand for election. They must be:

  • Over 18 years old and
  • Enrolled to vote in the ward or area you wish to stand in.

Nomination forms are available for download at Shape Nelson or at Council's Customer Service Centre and local libraries. 

You can submit your signed and completed nomination form, photo, profile statement, proof of citizenship and fee to our Customer Service Centre or by emailing

If you have any questions about submitting your nomination forms or standing for election, please email us at the address above or call 03 546 0200.