Meet candidates online
Everything you need to know about October’s local body elections is online at voteauckland.co.nz.
The website profiles the 470 candidates standing for mayor, councillor and local board member positions, and provides all the details people need to make an informed choice, once their voting papers arrive in the post from September 20 to 25. voteauckland.co.nz lets people: Search for candidates by name Enter their address to see who standing in each area
is View candidate profiles Create a list of preferred candidates. An advertising campaign encouraging Aucklanders to vote has also begun.
Online voting may be trialled at the 2016 local elections, but this year’s vote is by post.