Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


Elections for Mayor, Councillors, Community Board members and Nelson/Marlborough District Health Board will be held in October this year.

Local body elections are held every three years. The next elections are in October 2019.

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. 

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

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