Auckland Council. Consultation on electoral boundaries and representation

8 August 2018
Auckland Council
Publication date:

Auckland Council is consulting on proposed changes to council’s ward and local board subdivision boundaries.

Submissions close 11 September 2018.

Extract from the Auckland Council website:

About the consultation on electoral boundaries and representation

Every six years, councils throughout New Zealand must review their representation arrangements, including whether their wards properly reflect their populations.

The outcome of the review applies at the next local body election (2019) and the following one if another review is not conducted.

The review is not permitted to make changes to:

  • the number of Governing Body members, as this is set in legislation (a mayor and 20 councillors )
  • local board boundaries - only the internal electoral subdivision boundaries can be reviewed
  • the boundaries of Auckland - only the internal electoral ward boundaries can be reviewed.

What we need your feedback on

This year's electoral review is currently in the consultation phase, where anyone can make a submission on our initial proposals. ...

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See also OurAuckland,  Consultation opens on representation review. Proposal for 2019 local elections


Last updated: 2018-08-08

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