Elections


2018 Maori Ward Poll

Information about the Poll

Poll Timetable

Date   Description
 19 April 2018 Public Notice Feilding Herald
 23 April 2018 Voting period starts, including special voting.
 14 May 2018  Last day for enrolling to vote - call 0800 36 76 56
 15 May 2018  Voting closes 12 noon
 18 May 2018  Results published

Poll Signs

Electioneering signs are permitted in the two month period prior to the Poll (i.e. from 23 February 2018) and must be removed within one week after the Poll.  More information is in Advertising Signs Pamphlet.

Enrolling to Vote

You must be enrolled in order to vote in the 2018 Maori Ward Poll.

A copy of the final electoral roll for the Maori Ward Poll can be viewed at Council reception, the Feilding Public Library, or by phoning Council on 06 323 0000.

Information on enrolling to vote in Council and New Zealand Parliamentary elections can be viewed here.

Ratepayer-Elector Enrolment

If you live outside of the Manawatu District, but own and pay rates on a property within the Manawatu district, then you may qualify to vote in the Maori Ward Poll.

To enrol as a Ratepayer Elector to vote in the Manawatu District Council's Maori Ward Poll you can download and complete an enrolment form from here.

The ratepayer electoral roll closed on 19 March 2018. However ratepayer electors can still register up until 14 May 2018 and vote as a special voter.  Contact Council 06 323 0000 for more information.