Elections for Mayor, Councillors, Community Board members and Nelson/Marlborough District Health Board will be held on 12 October 2019.

Local body elections are held every three years. 

Elections 2019 - key dates

Thinking of becoming a candidate?

Being an elected member is an opportunity for you to be part of governing Tasman District.

Candidate nominations open on 19 July and close on 16 August 2019. 

Video guides

Watch our video series on becoming a candidate

Local Government New Zealand guide

Learn more about standing for council or a community board

What do elected members do? How much are they paid?
Candidate requirements
How the council works

How to enrol and vote

Enrol to vote
Voting information

Previous elections

Archived information

Further information on elections

For further information regarding Tasman District Council elections and by-elections, please contact:

  • Sandra Hartley - Electoral Officer
  • Phone: 03 543 8554
  • Email: sandra.hartley@tasman.govt.nz
  • 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Private Bag 4, Richmond, 7050