Proposed representation arrangements for 2025 local elections

On display until 04 August 2024, 11:55 PM

Whanganui District Council is reviewing its representation arrangements and has resolved the following proposal apply to the council and its community board for local elections to be held on 11 October 2025.

It is proposed the council comprise 12 members elected from two (2) wards, and the mayor.

The two wards reflect the following communities of interest:

  • Whanganui General Ward –

    comprising the whole of the Whanganui District area

  • Whanganui Māori Ward –

    comprising the whole of the Whanganui District area

Community board representation

It is proposed the following community board be elected:

Whanganui Rural Community Board – comprising the rural areas of the Whanganui District area outside of the Whanganui urban area and split into three subdivisions – Kaitoke, Kai Iwi, and Whanganui.

Further information

Copies of the council’s resolution and maps setting out the areas of the proposed wards, communities and subdivisions may be viewed and obtained from:

For any queries regarding this proposal, please email the Democracy Services team

Have your say – ways to make a submission

Submissions close at 11.59pm on Sunday, 4 August 2024.

David Langford, chief executive

6 July 2024


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