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Stand up for Hauraki

Local authority elections were held in October 2022. 

 Go to the Final Election Results 

Declaration of Results of Election for the Hauraki District Council 2022 elections [PDF, 523 KB] PDF document

What do you stand for?

Hauraki District candidates

Are you passionate about the Hauraki district? Have a look at the list of candidates you get to choose from, to make it the best it can be come election time.

View the candidate profiles

Election returns

View the voting return figures [PDF, 149 KB] PDF document


Non-resident ratepayers

If you're a ratepayer in Hauraki, but don't live here, you may be entitled to enrol to vote on the non-resident ratepayer roll. Companies, businesses and societies that are ratepayers, may also nominate one elector to vote on their behalf, provided they reside outside of the Hauraki District Council area.

If you think you may be eligible to enrol or to nominate a person for the non-resident ratepayer electoral roll, you will need to complete an Enrolment Form for Ratepayer Electors [PDF, 214 KB] PDF document

Special Voting

You will need to cast a special vote if:

  • you have not enrolled to vote by 12 August 2022 but you qualify as an elector;
  • you do not receive your voting papers,
  • your papers are damaged or spoiled;
  • you are going to be overseas during the election period;
  • you are on the unpublished roll.

Special voting documents will be available from Friday 16 September to Friday 7 October 2022 at all of our Council service centres during normal opening hours and from 9am to 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022.

Find out more about special voting and how to cast a special vote


To be elected
Councillors (13)
  • 4 councillors elected by the electors of the Plains Ward.
  • 4 councillors elected by the electors of the Paeroa Ward.
  • 5 councillors elected by the electors of the Waihi Ward.
Waikato Regional Council Members
  • either 2 members from the Waihou General Constituency (for the Plains Ward and some of the Paeroa Ward) 
  • or 1 member from the Thames-Coromandel General Constituency (for the Waihi Ward and parts of the Paeroa Ward)
  • or 1 member from the Nga Tai Ki Uta Maori Constituency (for all of our Wards).
    Find out more about the constituencies 

Pre-Election Report

This report, has been prepared by the Hauraki District Council Chief Executive, Langley Cavers to provide voters and potential Council candidates with a consolidated summary of the Council’s past, current and future financial position and key priorities for the next three years

VOTE 2022

Elections timeline

  • Candidate nominations opened
    15 July 2022

  • Candidate nominations closed
    12 August 2022, 12 noon

  • Voting packs sent to enrolled voters
    16 - 21 September 2022

  • Voting opens
    16 September 2022

  • Election Day
    8 October 2022, voting closes 12 noon

Are you enrolled to vote?

If you are not enrolled to vote you have until 6 July 2022 to appear on the local electoral role. After this date call 0800 36 76 56.
Check your enrolment details or get enrolled - visit Vote NZ

Contact us

For further information regarding this election, please contact the electoral office:

Dale Ofsoske
09 973 5212 

More information

If you would like more information on how the First Past the Post (FPP) voting system works, please check the Department of Internal Affairs' website at

For information on councils in general go to

For more information on the pōtitanga ā-rohe (local elections) go to 

Taituarā - Local elections 2022

Hauraki wards map2

View a larger image showing the Wards