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Mt Roskill by-Election Candidates Announced

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Electoral Commission

Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri

Mt Roskill by-Election Candidates Announced

The Electoral Commission has released the candidate and voting place details for the Saturday 3 December by-election in the Mt Roskill electorate.

Seven candidates are seeking election as the Mt Roskill Member of Parliament. Three advance voting places will be available, and 22 voting places will be open on election day.

Nominations for the by-election have closed, and the following candidates have been confirmed:

Candidate NameParty
LEITCH, AndrewDemocrats for Social Credit
NAUHRIA, RoshanNZ People's Party
PARMAR, ParmjeetNational Party
SCHUSTER, TuaIndependent
STRONGE, BrandonThe Cannabis Party
WOOD, MichaelLabour Party

“Now that nominations have closed, the Electoral Commission will begin printing and distributing ballot papers, to be ready for the start of advance voting on Monday 21 November,” says Robert Peden, Chief Electoral Officer.

“Mt Roskill voters who will be outside their electorate on election day Saturday 3 December should vote in advance, because voting places will only be available inside the electorate on election day,” says Mr Peden.

Advance voting will be available from Monday 21 November for the Mt Roskill electorate.

“There will be three advance voting places around the electorate, and those who will be out of the electorate during the voting period should contact the Returning Officer for voting options,” says Mr Peden. “Full information about where, when and how to vote in advance is available on our website www.elections.org.nz or by calling 0800 36 76 56.”

Mt Roskill Advance Voting Places
SuburbAddressDate OpenHours
Mt RoskillMt Roskill Library, 546 Mt Albert RoadMon 21 Nov - Wed 23 Nov

Thu 24 Nov

Fri 25 Nov

Sat 26 Nov

Sun 27 Nov

Mon 28 Nov - Wed 30 Nov

Thu 1 Dec

Fri 2 Dec

9am - 6pm

9am - 7pm

9am - 5pm

10am - 4pm

11am - 4pm

9am - 6pm

9am - 7pm

9am - 5pm

Mt RoskillWesley Community Centre, 740 Sandringham Road ExtensionMon 21 Nov - Fri 25 Nov

Mon 28 Nov - Fri 2 Dec

10am - 4pm

10am - 4pm

Royal OakCCS Disability Action, Yarnton House, 14 Erson AvenueMon 21 Nov - Sat 26 Nov

Mon 28 Nov - Fri 2 Dec

10am - 4pm

10am - 4pm

On election day, Saturday 3 December, the following voting places will be open in the Mt Roskill electorate:

Mt Roskill By-Election Voting Places
BalmoralBalmoral Scout Group, Pollard Park, 1a Waitomo Avenue
EpsomEpsom Methodist Church Hall, 12 Pah Road
HillsboroughHillsborough Primary School, 18 Belfast Street
HillsboroughSt David's Church, 202 Hillsborough Road
HillsboroughWaikowhai Primary School, 381 Hillsborough Road
LynfieldHalsey Drive Primary School, 106 Halsey Drive
LynfieldLynfield Community Church, 35 The Avenue
Mt EdenMaungawhau School, 43 Ellerton Road
Mt RoskillChrist The King Parish School Hall, 288 Richardson Road
Mt RoskillDominion Road School, 14 Quest Terrace
Mt RoskillHay Park School, 670 Richardson Road
Mt RoskillMay Road School, 504 Richardson Road
Mt RoskillMt Roskill Intermediate School, 62 Denbigh Avenue
Mt RoskillSt Giles Presbyterian Church, 1207 Dominion Road
Mt RoskillSt John's Presbyterian Church, 422 Mt Albert Road
Mt RoskillSunnydene Special School, 48 Smallfield Avenue
Mt RoskillTri-Star Gymnastic Club Incorporated, 55 Arundel Street
Mt RoskillWesley Intermediate School, 798 Sandringham Road
Mt RoskillWesley Primary School, 24 Potter Avenue
Royal OakRoyal Oak Intermediate, 74 Symonds Street (Trafalgar Street entrance)
Royal OakRoyal Oak Primary School, Chandler Avenue (663 Manukau Road entrance)
Three KingsThree Kings School, 944 Mt Eden Road


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