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It’s election year in 2019.

Local body elections are held every three years, on the second Saturday in October (12 October 2019).

Have you enrolled for this year’s election?

This is your chance to vote for the people you want to represent you at Tauranga City Council for the next three years – so make sure you’re enrolled to vote.

Check your enrolment

If you enrol after 16 August, you’ll have to request special voting papers from Council’s electoral officer.

Tauranga residents will also receive voting papers for Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

Pre-election report 2019

A guide to the past three years and next three years, including Council finances and major projects.

Pre-election report - 2019 (2.4mb pdf)

Last Reviewed: 19/08/2019

Key dates

19 July Candidate nominations opened. Electoral rolls opened for inspection at Council offices.
16 August Voter enrolment closed for the printed electoral roll. If you enrol after this date, you’ll have to request special voting papers from Council’s electoral officer. Candidate nominations closed at noon. Candidates’ names publicised.
20-25 September Voting papers delivered to homes
12 October Polling day – ballot boxes close at noon
17-23 October Official results declared
Enrol to vote

Enrol to vote

You need to be enrolled to vote in the 2019 Tauranga City Council election.

2019 Candidates

2019 Candidates

Find out who’s standing for Council.

Stand for council

Stand for Council

Information for candidates.

Ward boundaries

Ward boundaries

Tauranga City is divided into three wards. We have 11 elected members.



This year, Tauranga City Council elections will use the STV voting system.

Previous election results

Previous election results

View the results from previous Tauranga City Council elections.

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