Local Body Elections 2013

When: Saturday, October 12, 2013

The Local Elections for 2013 close at noon tomorrow. If you haven’t posted your forms you can drop them off at Paraparaumu Library tomorrow morning.

Kapiti Coast District voters will elect the Mayor, Councillors, and the Community Board Members. They will also vote for District Health Board representatives, and for a Regional Councillor.

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The councillors will be elected as follows:

  • District as a whole – 5 District wide or ‘at large’ Councillors
  • Raumati/Paekakariki Ward – 1 Ward Councillor
  • Paraparaumu Ward – 2 Ward Councillors
  • Waikanae Ward – 1 Ward Councillor
  • Otaki Ward – 1 Ward Councillor

There are four Community Boards each of which has 4 elected members. These boards are:

  • Paekakariki
  • Paraparaumu/Raumati
  • Waikanae
  • Otaki

Local Government Online (LGOL) have a website which provides you with information on the candidates, who you can vote for based on where you live, voting systems and the results (including previous years). Candidates can also post their profiles and answer questions which are posted by electors.

Election day is Saturday 12th October. Voting closes at 12:00pm (noon).

For more information see the LGOL website here, or for more information from the KCDC about the elections see their website here.