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Election 2024

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Elections 2024

The next local body elections for Tauranga City Council are scheduled for 20 July 2024.

Mount Maunganui

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Electoral Commission

Prior to the 2023 General Elections, the former Minister of Local Government announced that the next local government election in Tauranga would be held on Saturday, 20 July 2024. The decision was also made to postpone the 2025 Tauranga City triennial election until 2028.

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Our new wards

For our upcoming election, Tauranga City Council will have a new representation arrangement. The Local Government Commission determined Tauranga residents will elect nine councillors plus a mayor. Eight of our nine councillors will be from general wards, and we will have one councillor representing the Māori ward.

The eight general wards are: Mauao/Mount Maunganui, Arataki, Pāpāmoa, Welcome Bay, Matua-Otūmoetai, Bethlehem, Tauriko and Te Papa.

The Māori ward, Te Awanui, will cover the entire city.

Find out more information about the representation review

Candidate Handbook (4.3mb pdf)

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The eight general wards are:

  1. Mauao/Mount Maunganui
  2. Arataki
  3. Pāpāmoa
  4. Welcome Bay
  5. Matua-Otūmoetai
  6. Bethlehem
  7. Tauriko
  8. Te Papa

The Māori ward, Te Awanui, represents the entire city.

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General wards

Ward map

Māori ward, Te Awanui

Maori ward

Timeline

  • Nominations open

    Friday, 26 April 2024
  • Nominations close

    Friday, 24 May 2024 at 12 noon
  • Voting papers delivered

    Saturday, 29 June 2024 – Wednesday 3 July 2024
  • Special voting begins

    Saturday, 29 June 2024
  • Last day to enrol and be able to vote in this election

    Friday, 19 July 2024
  • Election Day – voting closes

    Saturday, 20 July 2024 at 12 noon
  • Preliminary results announced

    Saturday, 20 July 2024 in afternoon
  • Final results out

    Tuesday, 23 July – Thursday, 25 July

Mount Maunganui

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Find out what ward your address is in below.

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