Elections 2022

Local government elections are taking place in October 2022. This page will be updated with relevant information for potential candidates and those wishing to enrol and vote

Regional Council responsibilities: 
We play a core role in the management of the natural resources in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region - land, air, water and climate. 

To gain a more in-depth understanding of the area we cover and work we do visit the about section of our website.

Elections 2022 timeline

  • Candidate packs available June, 2022

  • Nominations 15 July, 2022 to 12 August, 2022

  • Voting documents sent to residents across the region 16 September, 2022 to 21 September, 2022

  • Voting period 16 September, 2022 to 08 October, 2022

  • Election day 08 October, 2022

  • Official results are declared 13 October, 2022 to 15 October, 2022

LGNZ Candidate Guide

Constituency map - click to expand

Want to know more?

For further information regarding these elections, please contact the Electoral Officer (Craig Grant) or Katherine Tongs on 0508 800 800, or email elections@horizons.govt.nz.

Election results 2019
Election expenses 2019
Pre Election Report 2019
Election expenses 2016
Election results 2016