Post Your Vote And Have Your Say

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Waikato district voters will receive their voting documents from Tuesday next week on whether or not to introduce Maaori representation.

8 March 2012

Post Your Vote And Have Your Say

Waikato district voters will receive their voting documents from Tuesday next week on whether or not to introduce Maaori representation.

The Waikato District Council is holding a poll to see whether it should introduce Maaori wards for the next two triennial elections in 2013 and in 2016.

The 42,000 eligible voters will have until noon on Wednesday 4 April to return their postal vote.

Voting documents can be returned by post or hand delivered to the following locations from Tuesday 13 March 2012 to noon Wednesday 4 April 2012 during normal office hours:

• Ngaruawahia Office, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia
• Huntly Office and Library, 142 Main Street, Huntly
• Raglan Office and Library, 7 Bow Street, Raglan
• Tuakau Office, 2 Dominion Rd, Tuakau

Residents have until Tuesday 3 April (the day before the close of voting) to enrol as either a residential or non-resident ratepayer elector.

For more information on this poll, please contact the electoral officer at Waikato District Council on 0800 492 452.

ENDS

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