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Tuakau Community Board by-election

As a result of the resignation of a member, an extraordinary vacancy has occurred in the Tuakau Community Board of Waikato District Council.

Under section 120 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, notice is given that on Thursday 20 June 2024, a by-election will be held under the first past the post electoral system by postal vote for one member of the Tuakau Community Board.


  • Richard Gee


Candidates must be nominated on a nomination paper found below.

Nomination papers are also available during normal business hours from:

  • Council’s Tuakau office, 2 Dominion Road, Tuakau
  • Council’s Main Office, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaaruawaahia
  • by phoning 0800 922 822.

Nominations of candidates must be in the hands of the electoral officer or an electoral official at any of the above locations, no later than 12 noon, Wednesday 24 April 2024.

Each nomination must be accompanied by a deposit of $200 GST inclusive (payable by cash, eftpos or bank transfer).

A candidate may submit a photo and a candidate profile statement with their nomination paper for inclusion with the voting documents being sent to electors. An attachment to the nomination paper outlines rules and procedures governing candidate profile statements and photos.

For more information contact

Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer
Telephone: 0800 922 822