Local Elections

It’s election year for local government, which means Aucklanders will be electing new representatives to be mayor, councillors and local board members.

If you care about your city, we’re encouraging you to stand as a candidate and represent your community. We also need Aucklanders to vote so that you have your say in who makes decisions for Tāmaki Makaurau.

Nominations for candidates open 15 July 2022 and close midday 12 August 2022.

Voting opens 16 September 2022 and close at midday on 8 October 2022.

Find out more at voteauckland.co.nz

News5 Results

Elections 2022 27 Jun 2022

Care about Auckland's leadership?

We’ll be asking a panel of inspiring young leaders experienced in health, the environment and business, what leadership means to them.

Elections 2022 13 Jun 2022

A day in the life of an elected member

If you’re considering running in Tāmaki Makaurau’s local elections, you might be wondering what do our elected members actually do?

Elections 2022 8 Jun 2022

Don't just sit there. Stand.

Stand as a candidate in the local elections to help shape current and future decisions for Tāmaki Makaurau.

Elections 2022 29 Apr 2022

Can you candidate? Yes, you can!

Auckland’s local election is less than six months away and Aucklanders are looking for bold leadership to take on the opportunities and challenges the city will face in the upcoming term.

Mayor 18 Mar 2022

Mayor Phil Goff announces retirement from politics

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has announced he will not be seeking re-election this year.

Events2 Results

01 Jul 2022 - 08 Jul 2022

Can You Candidate? You Can. Drop-in Information Sessions

Drop-in information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a candidate in the Auckland Council local elections 2022.

05 Jul 2022 - 14 Jul 2022

Can You Candidate? You Can. Zoom in with Elections Experts

Online information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a candidate in the Auckland Council local elections 2022.