In 2019, voting takes place to elect members to 19 of the 20 District Health Boards (DHBs), the governing bodies responsible for overseeing the delivery of health and disability services in their districts.
Triennial elections for elected members of most local authorities throughout New Zealand are to be conducted, by postal vote, on Saturday 12 October 2019.
The elections will be conducted under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001, the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.
• 2019 Triennial Election Timetable
• 2019 Triennial Election Fact Sheet
• 2019 Local Elections Frequently Asked Questions
For more information about local elections visit the DHB Elections page on the Ministry of Health website.