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Five candidates to stand for Waitakere Ward

Five candidates to stand for Waitakere Ward

Nominations have been received from five candidates to stand in the Waitakere Ward by-election to be held from Thursday 30 March to 12 noon on Friday 21 April 2006 under the First Past the Post Electoral system by postal vote.

Nominations closed at 12 noon today.

The candidates are:

Carl Harding (For A Fresh Start)

June Kearney (Independent)

Christine Shepherd (Independent)

Gary Stewart (Independent)

Denise Yates (Independent)

“Candidates’ profiles will be sent out with voting papers between Thursday 30 March and Wednesday 5 April 2006,” says Darryl Griffin, the Electoral Officer for Waitakere City Council.

Preliminary Residential and Ratepayer Electoral Rolls closed at 5pm on Nomination Day, 2 March 2006. Electors enrolling after this date will be entitled to apply to the Waitakere City Council Electoral Officer, at the Civic Centre, 6 Waipareira Avenue for a Special Vote, during normal office hours from Tuesday 28 March 2006 until the close of poll at noon on Friday 21 April 2006.

Get information about the Waitakere by-election:

ü Call 0800 ENROL NOW

ü Visit the Elections Website http://www.elections.org.nz/

ü Phone the Council’s 24-hour call centre

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Darryl Griffin, Electoral Officer, Waitakere City Council, Private Bag 93 109, Henderson, Waitakere City.

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