Media

Contacts

For all media enquiries relating to the local authority elections please contact:

Jason Krupp
Deputy Chief Executive Advocacy                      
Local Government New Zealand
029 924 1221
jason.krupp@lgnz.co.nz

Amy Waugh
Senior Advisor, Membership & Communications
NZ Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM)
04 978 1289
Amy.Waugh@solgm.org.nz

Daniel Webster
Senior Communications Advisor
Local Government New Zealand
022 524 1217
daniel.webster@lgnz.co.nz

Dean Heiford
Chair of Electoral Subcommittee for
NZ Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM)
021 246 2642
dean.heiford@marlborough.govt.nz

 

Useful tools and guidelines

 

Campaign and research

The VOTE 2019 campaign is designed to encourage more Kiwis to get involved in the local authority elections October 2019, and is a follow on from LGNZ's Vote2016 campaign.  Click here to read about the campaign and supporting research.

New Zealand's local authorities are invited to participate in Vote 2019.  To register your interest and obtain access to campaign material please contact: Amanda Boyd, Senior Communications Advisor, LGNZ.

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Participating councils

Councils participating in the Vote 2019 campaign include:

  • Ashburton District Council
  • Bay of Plenty Regional Council
  • Carterton District Council
  • Central Otago District Council
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Clutha District Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Environment Southland
  • Far North District Council
  • Gisborne District Council
  • Hamilton City Council
  • Hastings District Council
  • Hauraki District Council
  • Hawke's Bay Regional Council
  • Horizons Regional Council
  • Horowhenua District Council
  • Hurunui District Council
  • Hutt City Council
  • Invercargill City Council
  • Kaikoura District Council
  • Manawatu District Council
  • Marlborough District Council
  • Masterton District Council
  • Matamata-Piako District Council
  • Nelson City Council
  • New Plymouth District Council
  • Northland Regional Council
  • Opotiki District Council
  • Otago Regional Council
  • Palmerston North City Council
  • Queenstown-Lakes District Council
  • Rangitikei District Council
  • Rotorua Lakes Council
  • Ruapehu District Council
  • Selwyn District Council
  • South Taranaki District Council
  • South Waikato District Council
  • South Wairarapa District Council
  • Southland District Council
  • Stratford District Council
  • Taranaki Regional Council
  • Tararua District Council
  • Tasman District Council
  • Taupō District Council
  • Tauranga City Council
  • Timaru District Council
  • Waikato Regional Council
  • Waimakariri District Council
  • Waimate District Council
  • Waipa District Council
  • Wairoa District Council
  • Waitaki District Council
  • Waitomo District Council
  • Wellington City Council
  • Western Bay of Plenty District Council
  • Westland District Council
  • Whakatāne District Council 
  • Whanganui District Council

 

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Journalists' guide to local government

A guide that assists you in your coverage of the sector - click here for a copy.  

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