Puketapu-Bell Block Community Board By-Election

An extraordinary vacancy has occurred in the Puketapu-Bell Block Community Board and a by-election is now required to fill the vacancy.

The by-election for the one vacancy will be held on Thursday 11 April 2024. It will be conducted by postal vote under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and will be undertaken by Election Services, under contract to New Plymouth District Council. The single transferable voting (STV) electoral system will be used for the by-election.

Key dates

  • Nominations open: Wednesday 17 January 2024
  • Nominations close: 12 noon, Wednesday 14 February 2024
  • Delivery of voting packs: from Wednesday 20 March 2024
  • Close of voting: 12 noon, Thursday 11 April 2024
  • Official results announced: PM, Thursday 11 April 2024


Please refer to the documents below for more information. 

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