If you’re enrolled, check your mailbox for your voting forms between 16 and 21 September 2022.
Complete your voting forms and return them using one of the following:
A map of ballot boxes at libraries and supermarkets is below:
Sometimes you might need to cast a ‘special vote’. You will need to do this if you:
Casting a special vote is easy and requires you to complete a simple declaration, which we can help you with.
Voting for the Porirua City Council elections is done via the STV method, where voters rank candidates in order of preference. On your voting paper, put a ‘1’ next to your favourite candidate, ‘2’ next to your second favourite, and so on.
You can rank as many or as few candidates as you wish, just don’t skip a number. More information on how STV works can be found on the STV website.
Mayor and Council:
No matter where in Porirua City you live, you can vote for who you want to be the city’s Mayor and for your ward councillors.
Greater Wellington Regional Council:
You can also vote for two councillors in the Porirua-Tawa Constituency of the Greater Wellington Regional Council.
Hutt Mana Charitable Trust:
You can also vote for the Hutt Mana Charitable Trust.
If you’re physically impaired, unable to read or write or are not familiar with the language on the form, you may need help to vote. You can authorise someone you trust to mark the voting document for you following your instructions. You can also come to the Council Front Counter at 16 Cobham Court, Porirua and get help from elections staff.