Horowhenua is divided into four wards. Voters will elect 11 representatives this year:
Registered voters elect a Mayor and ten Councillors who represent four wards – the wards and number of Councillors associated with each ward are:
- Levin – five Councillors
- Kere Kere Ward – two Councillors
- Waiopehu – two Councillors
- Miranui – one Councillor
As well as the Council, voters will also elect:
- Five members of the Foxton Community Board
- Two members to represent the Horowhenua Kairanga Constituency of the Manawatū -Whanganui Regional Council (Horizons)
- Seven members of the MidCentral District Health Board.
Council is currently preparing a handbook for election candidates, which will be available from this website by 18 June 2019.
Nomination forms will be available on 1 July 2019.
A Pre-Election Report is currently being created and will be available from 1 August 2019. In the meantime at the bottom of this page is the 2016 Pre-Election Report.
Enrol, Check or Update your enrolment details
If you're enrolled as a parliamentary elector you will automatically be placed on the Council’s electoral roll as a residential elector – you can check to see if your details are correct or you can enrol at elections.org.nz or call 0800 36 76 56 to find out more.
For more information about how elections are held in Horowhenua, please contact our Electoral Officer, Warwick Lampp – 0800 398 683 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is electionz.com?
electionz.com is New Zealand’s leading election management company. electionz.com has managed more than 3,500 elections and processed almost 100 million postal and online votes in NZ and Australia since 2000.
It is contracted by forty-two councils, four regional councils and ten District Health Boards in New Zealand to carry out their three-yearly local body elections. Other clients include organisations such as Fonterra, lawyers, accountants, doctors, teachers, engineers, school boards, unions, iwi, private companies and many other groups that require elections.
Based in Christchurch, electonz.com is firmly focused on making participating in the democratic process as easy as possible for all New Zealanders. The company’s integrated database and vote processing systems have been independently certified.
You can contact electionz.com by calling 0800 398 683 or by emailing email@example.com.
Who is our Electoral Officer?
Warwick Lampp is the Chief Returning Officer for electonz.com – an independent company that helps its clients hold elections.
Mr Lampp has been involved in local body elections for over 30 years. Born in Marton in Rangitikei, he completed a business studies degree at Massey University before moving into a local government career, then election management.
Now a resident of Tauranga, he travels New Zealand helping councils, including Horowhenua District Council, to manage its elections. Warwick is also Electoral Officer at Rangītikei, Manawatū, Palmerston North City and the MidCentral District Health Board, to name a few.
You can contact Warwick by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0800 398 683.