Local elections within Upper Hutt include Mayor and Council, as well as Greater Wellington Regional Council, Hutt Mana Charitable Trust, Hutt Valley District Health Board and Rimutaka Licensing Trust.
Elections for all local authorities in New Zealand are held every three years using the postal voting method with voting papers being delivered from 16 September 2016.
The elections will be conducted under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001, the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and the Local Government Act 2002.
The Electoral Officer for Upper Hutt City and the Rimutaka Licensing Trust is Warwick Lampp from electionz.com.
The Deputy Electoral Officer is Wendy Lewin (general enquiries).
Phone: (04) 527-2133
Fax: (04) 528-2652
2016 Election Results
The final result for the Hutt City Council elections held on Saturday 8 October is as follows.
Click on a link below to view the final results for the local elections.
The number of election returns received to date is published on the Electionz website and is updated daily.
Key dates for elections
|13 July 2016||Public notice of election|
|15 July 2016||Nominations open
Electoral roll opens for inspection
|12 August 2016||Nominations close 12 noon
Electoral roll closes
|17 August 2016||Public notice of candidate names|
|16 – 21 September 2016||Voting documents delivered|
|16 September – 8 October 2016||Voting period including special voting
Early processing period
|8 October 2016||Election Day – voting closes at 12 noon
|13 – 19 October 2016||Declaration of results|
|Mid December 2016||Return of election expense forms|
Candidate profiles booklet for Upper Hutt City Council, Hutt Mana Charitable Trust and Hutt Valley District Health Board
Please note: There is no election required for Greater Wellington Regional Council or Rimutaka Licensing Trust due to the number of candidates not exceeding the number of vacancies.
Candidate information handbook
This handbook is designed to help candidates during the electioneering period with information that is specific to the Upper Hutt City Council’s local government election.
Candidate information handbook [PDF 1.5 MB]
Links to Greater Wellington Regional Council and Hutt Valley District Health Board candidate information handbooks are provided in the Resources and Links section.
Special voting is available at Upper Hutt City Council administration building between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday and will also be open on Saturday 8 October from 9am to 12 noon.
Reasons to make a Special Vote might include:
- your name does not appear on the final electoral roll at your current address, but you qualify as an elector
- you did not receive a voting document
- your voting document previously posted to you has been spoiled, misplaced or damaged
- you are on the unpublished electoral roll.
For further information please contact the Deputy Electoral Officer Wendy Lewin on 04-5272133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about candidate election signage requirements please refer to the following documents:
- Control of advertising signs bylaw [PDF 73 KB]
- Upper Hutt City Council candidate signage requirements [PDF 6 MB]
- New Zealand Transport Agency local government candidate election sign requirements [PDF 385 KB]
Links to more information including the 2013 local election results are provided in the Resources & Links section.
Last updated on 21 Oct 2016