Notice is hereby given that New Plymouth District Council resolved at its Council meeting of 21 July 2020 to establish a Māori ward for electoral purposes pursuant to section 19Z of the Local Electoral Act 2001.
This resolution will take effect for the 2022 and 2025 triennial elections unless a poll of electors of New Plymouth District takes effect.
Electors of New Plymouth District have the right to demand a poll to countermand the resolution pursuant to section 19ZB of the Local Electoral Act 2001.
Should a valid demand for a poll be received by 21 February (effectively
22 February 2021), a poll will be held by 21 May 2021 on the question of whether New Plymouth District should have a Māori ward with the outcome effective for the 2022 and 2025 triennial elections for New Plymouth District.
If a valid demand for a poll is received after 22 February 2021, a poll will be held after 21 May 2021 with the outcome applicable for the 2025 and 2028 triennial elections for New Plymouth District.
A valid demand for a poll must be:
Every elector who signs a demand must legibly state against their signature, his or her full name and the address for which the person is qualified as an elector of the New Plymouth District.
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