Nominations are sought for the position of a local board member for the Waiheke Local Board following the resignation of Denise Roche last week.
A by-election will take place on Friday 4 May 2012.
Nominations for the position open this Thursday (16 February 2012) and close at noon, Thursday 15 March 2012.
To be eligible to stand for the position, a candidate must be a New Zealand citizen who is enrolled as a Parliamentary elector anywhere in New Zealand.
Candidates must be nominated on a nomination paper obtainable during normal business hours from one of the following places:
electoral office, Independent Election Services Ltd, ground floor, Bledisloe House, 24 Wellesley Street West, Auckland
Waiheke customer service centre, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke
Auckland Council website, www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
by phoning (09) 973 5212
A postal ballot of approximately 6,500 Waiheke electors will commence on Thursday 12 April 2012 when voting packs are delivered. All votes must be returned by noon, Friday 4 May 2012.
More by-election information can be found on www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz