Decision time coming
ENROL TO VOTE: Local body elections are set down for October 12, 2013 and everybody living in South Waikato over the age of 18 can vote – regardless of whether they are a ratepayer or not.
Those living outside the district but who own a property in South Waikato can also vote.
Residents have until August 16 to ensure they are on the Electoral Roll.
Those people enrolled by August 16 will be sent their voting papers in the mail.
Voting in the local elections is by postal vote from September 20 to October 12, 2013.
Enrolling by August 16 is the easiest way for you to have your say in the local body elections.
If you need to enrol or update your details go online at elections.org.nz, freetext your name and address to 3676, call 0800 367 656, or visit any PostShop.
More information about enrolling to vote is available at elections.org.nz.