The Final Countdown

You still have time to put yourself forward to run in the upcoming by-election.  Waimakariri District Council has a vacancy leading to a by-election in the Rangiora-Ashley ward.  If you would like to serve your community and provide leadership for your fellow residents now is the time to step up.

Nominations close at noon on Monday 16 October and you can find out all the details by clicking here –

20171013_ByElectionThe by-election is only for voters in the Rangiora-Ashley ward, where 17,391 people are eligible to vote.  The by-election is required following the death of the late Peter Allen.  Former councillor Allen was one of four members of council representing the Rangiora-Ashley ward.  The others are Cr Robbie Brine, Cr Dan Gordon and Cr Paul Williams.

Voting papers for the by-election will be sent between 20 - 25 November, with voting closing at noon on Tuesday 12 December.  The preliminary result is expected to be announced later that afternoon.

Contact: Sarah Nichols

Phone: 0800 965 468