Waitaki - Electoral positions

​​​​Elections of local authority members are held once every three years nationwide. In Waitaki, elections are held for Council, Community Boards, District Health Boards (DHBs) and the Oamaru Licensing Trust.​Elections will be held in October for the following: ​

Waitaki District Council

  • Election of​ mayor​

  • Election of 10 councillors, the wards and number of councillors elected for each area as follows:

    • Ahuriri Ward - 1 member

    • Corriedale Ward - 2 members

    • Oamaru Ward - 6 members

    • Waihemo Ward - 1 member 

  • ​Election of Community Boards

    • five (5) members of the Ahuriri Community Board 

    • five (5) members of the Waihemo C​​ommunity Board 

For more information about Council structure and Wards please go to about our Council page​.​

Oamaru Licensing Trust

Election of five (5) members of the Oamaru Licensing Trust.​ For more information please go to Oamaru Licensing Trust page.

Otago Regional Council (ORC) 

Election of one (1) councillor to represent the Moeraki Constituency (there is a separate candidate handbook for the ORC election available from the ORC Electoral Officer). For more information please visit Otago Regional Council website.

Canterbury Regional Council (ECan) 

Election of two (2) councillors to represent the South Canterbury Constituency (there is a separate candidate handbook for the ECan election available from the ECan Electoral Officer). For more information please go to Environment Ca​nterbury​ Regional Council website.

​Southern District Health Board (SDHB) 

Election of four (4) councillors to represent the Otago Constituency of the Southern District Health Board​. ​For more information please​​ go to Southern District​ Health Board w​ebsite.​

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