Voting in the 2022 Local Election

Published on 23 September 2022


Special voting is still open – What Makes You Tick Waitaki?

If you are enrolled and have received your papers in the mail, ensure you post these by Tuesday 4 October 2022 to ensure they get to election HQ in time to be counted. If you miss this date, you can also drop your votes in one of the orange Vote 2022 bins.

Special Voting

If you are yet to enrol or your voting papers have been damaged, special voting is available during normal office hours at the Waitaki District Council Thames Street office until 12 noon Saturday 8 October 2022.

The voting team will also be at the Oamaru Farmers Market on Sunday 2 October for special voting – there will also be an orange bin available this day. 

Special Voting will be available at the Waihemo Service Centre on Thursday 6 October 2022 2.00 – 4.00pm

Special Voting and voting paper drop off will be available on Friday 7 October 2022 at these locations and times:
Omarama Community Hall – 10.00 – 11.30am
Otematata - outside On the Spot Otematata 1.00 – 2.00pm
Kurow Museum & Information Centre 2.45 – 3.45pm

Orange Voting Bins
Waitaki District Council – orange voting bin will be in location until 12 noon Saturday 8 October 2022 during normal office hours

Oamaru Library – Orange voting bin will available during normal Library hours until 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022

Waihemo Service Centre – Orange voting bin will be available during normal office hours until 4.00pm Thursday 6 October 2022. 

The Orange voting bin at the Kurow Museum & Information Centre will be available during normal operating hours until 3.45pm on Friday 7 October 2022

Post Box locations in Waitaki

If you have your vote ready and would like to post it, below is a list of postal boxes around the district.

276 Thames Street Oamaru
Crn Torridge Street Oamaru
NZ Post Shop Oamaru Central – Paper Plus 181 Thames Street
38 Reed Street Oamaru Palmerston
Crn Severn Street Oamaru
115 Eden Street Oamaru
Crn Wear Street Oamaru
8 Steward Street Oamaru
11 Thames Street Oamaru
5 Tyne Street Oamaru
54 Hull Street Oamaru
75 Wansbeck Street Oamaru
64 Wharfe Street Oamaru
23 Awamoa Road Oamaru

NZ Post Centre Kakanui Store 1 High Street Kakanui

Hampden Night ‘n Day 31 London Street Hampden

Warrens Garage Ltd 112 Ronaldsay Street Palmerston

NZ Post Centre 18 Bledisloe Street Kurow

West Road Shop and Café 1 West Road Otematata

Omarama Four Square 10 Chain Hills Highway Omarama