Scoop has an Ethical Paywall
Licence needed for work use Learn More

Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Nominations Call For Mangere Ward By-Election

Media Release
3 October 2003

Nominations Call For Mangere Ward By-Election

Nominations are now open to fill the position of Mangere Ward Councillor vacated by the resignation of John Kerr.

Prospective candidates can obtain a nomination form by phoning 263 7100. Nominations close at noon on 22nd of October and should be addressed to the Electoral Officer, Civic Building, Manukau City Council, Private Bag 76917, Manukau City. All nominations must be accompanied by a $200 deposit.

Electoral Officer John Skelton says, “A candidate information evening will be held on Monday, 13 October at Nga Tupuwae College, Buckland Road, Mangere, between 6.30pm and 7.30 pm. It is an opportunity for aspiring candidates to find out about the election process, their responsibilities under the Local Electoral Act and what it means to be a Councillor.

“The election will run as a postal vote with all registered electors receiving their voting forms in the mail between 19 and 21 November. Voting forms must be returned by Thursday 11 December at twelve noon”, says Mr Skelton.

The election is open to all residents of Mangere who are on the general electoral roll and people who own property in Mangere, but do not live there, who are on the Ratepayers roll.
To check whether they are on the roll, people can inspect the rolls in PostShops, libraries and Council’s Citizen and Customer Centre, Ground Floor, Kotuku House, Manukau Square.


Advertisement - scroll to continue reading

Are you getting our free newsletter?

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.

© Scoop Media

Advertisement - scroll to continue reading
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On National Spreading Panic About The Economy

It is a political strategy as old as time. Scare the public with tales of disaster and stampede them into supporting your ideological agenda because they believe There Is No Alternative. Yet, if the NZ economy truly is as “fragile” as PM Christopher Luxon says it is... Then how come New Zealand has enjoyed a double AA+ credit rating from the international rating agencies for so long? If we have truly been in the thrall of incompetent tax, spend and borrow extremists for the past six years, how come our net government debt burden is only in the middling average of OECD countries, and how come our government debt-to-GDP ratio – however you measure it – is less than half the average for the Asia-Pacific region?..


Labour: Grant Robertson To Retire From Parliament
Labour List MP and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson will retire from Parliament next month, and later in the year take up the position of Vice Chancellor of the University of Otago... More

Government: Budget Will Be Delivered On 30 May

Plans to deliver tax relief to hard-working New Zealanders, rebuild business confidence, and restore the Crown’s finances to order will be unveiled on 30 May, says Nicola Willis... More

Government: Humanitarian Support For Gaza & West Bank

Winston Peters has announced NZ is providing a further $5M to respond to the extreme humanitarian need in Gaza and the West Bank. “The impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict on civilians is absolutely appalling," he said... More

Government: New High Court Judge Appointed

Judith Collins has announced the appointment of Wellington Barrister Jason Scott McHerron as a High Court Judge. Justice McHerron graduated from the University of Otago with a BA in English Literature in 1994 and an LLB in 1996... More




InfoPages News Channels


Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.