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Council has voted to retain the current structure of six elected members for each ward (East and West), the mayor elected at-large, and add two new citywide Maaori ward seats.

View the submissions

Consultation opened 25 August and we accepted feedback until 6 October. 

After that Council heard from those who wished to speak to their submission between 13-14 October. 

On 11 November 2021 Council voted to approve the final proposal to retain the current structure of six elected members for each ward (East and West), the mayor elected at-large, and add two new citywide Maaori ward seats.

This change was publicly notified on 17 November.

The appeal period ran from 17 November to 17 December 2021.

Appeals will now be considered by the Local Government Commission. The Commission will issue its determination no later than 11 April 2022.

After that the changes will be in effect ready for the next Local Government Election in October 2022!

STAGE 1

Your

feedback

25 Aug - 6 Oct
STAGE 2

Hearings

 

13 - 14 Oct
STAGE 3

Final

decision

11 Nov
STAGE 4

Public

notice

17 Nov
STAGE 5

Local Government

Commission Appeal

17 Nov - 17 Dec