Advance voting for the general election has started atwaiheke Library and is open until September 22. Voting hours are between 10am and 4pm on weekdays, with a late night until 8pm on Thursdays, and from 11am to 2pm on Saturday. Advance voting allows people to vote if they can’t get to a polling booth on election day. People can vote at any electorate but this requires an extra form. Only people who are enrolled can vote, but enrolment is possible until September 22. Enrol at the post office, online at www.elections.org.nz, at the library during advance voting, or phone 0800 36 76 56. On election day, Saturday, September 23, voting places will be open from 9am to 7pm.