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 and who represents you, it’s important to vote so that you have your say in who shapes decisions for Tāmaki Makaurau.

Zoom in to the map below to find out where to get to know local election candidates and where you can drop off your vote.

Voting opens 16 September 2022 and closes at midday on 8 October 2022. Find out everything you need to know about voting at voteauckland.co.nz

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Update: additional nominees added to Auckland's local election list
Elections 2022 12 Aug 2022

Auckland’s local elections candidates confirmed. Who will you be voting for?

Here's the official list of who's standing to represent Tāmaki Makaurau.

Update: due to a large number of last minute nominations received, candidates will be confirmed late this evening.
Elections 2022 11 Aug 2022

Auckland's local elections candidates to be confirmed

Local elections candidate nominations are now closed. Once confirmed these candidates will officially be in the running for your vote.

Elections 2022 5 Aug 2022

Local elections candidate nominations closing soon

The countdown is on. In a week’s time, Aucklanders find out who will be in the running for mayor, ward councillors and local boards.

Elections 2022 15 Jul 2022

Nominations open for Auckland local elections

If you’ve ever considered standing as mayor, councillor or local board member in Tāmaki Makaurau’s local elections – now’s your time to shine.

Elections 2022 11 Jul 2022

Everything there is to know about standing in the Auckland local elections

Key things candidates need to know in the lead up to campaigning.

Elections 2022 30 Jun 2022

Who represents you?

It’s only six weeks until Aucklanders find out who is up for election

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?