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As the result of a recent bereavement, an extraordinary vacancy has occurred in the Raglan Community Board of the Waikato District Council. A by-election is now required to be held for one vacancy for the Raglan Community Board on Thursday 9 December 2021.

The by-election will be conducted by postal vote under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and will be undertaken by Election Services, under contract to Waikato District Council.

Nominations

Nominations for the one vacancy open on Wednesday 15 September 2021 and close at noon on Wednesday 13 October 2021.

Nomination papers are available from:
  • Waikato District Council’s Raglan Office and Library, 7 Bow Street, Raglan
  • Waikato District Council’s Head Office, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia
  • Telephoning the electoral office on 0800 922 822.
To be eligible to stand for election, a candidate must be:
  • a New Zealand citizen (by birth or naturalisation ceremony); and
  • enrolled as a Parliamentary elector (anywhere in New Zealand); and
  • nominated by two electors whose names appear on the electoral roll in the Raglan Community Board of the Waikato District Council.

Completed nominations can be returned by post to the Electoral Office or hand delivered to:
  • Waikato District Council’s Raglan Office and Library, 7 Bow Street, Raglan
  • Waikato District Council’s Head Office, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia.

Nominations of candidates must be in the hands of the electoral officer or an electoral official not later than noon on Wednesday 13 October 2021.

Full information can be found below:

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