The local authority elections were held 12 October 2013. Final results are now available.
The local authority elections were held on Saturday 12 October 2013, using the STV electoral system and conducted via postal voting.
For the 2013 election Kāpiti Coast District voters will elect the Mayor, Councillors, and the Community Board Members. They will also vote for District Health Board representatives, and for a Regional Councillor.
The councillors will be elected as follows:
There are four Community Boards each of which has four elected members. These boards are:
Each Board has the Ward Councillor appointed back to them, except for the Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board which has the two Ward Councillors appointed back to it, in recognition of the fact that it represents a greater part of the District.
The current representation structure is the result of a representation review carried out in 2010 when the Local Government Commission (LGC) made its determination. Following are boundary maps for the District:
Community Boards boundaries map (PDF, 1 page, 174Kb)
Community Board boundary adjustment (PDF, 1 page, 61Kb)
Wards (PDF, 1 page, 153Kb)
Ward boundary adjustment (PDF, 1 page, 55Kb)
Download or print a list of frequently asked election questions from the link below:
Elections 2013 FAQ (PDF, 15 pages, 139Kb)
Candidates can also use the site to assist in their campaigns by: