Standing for local election?

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13/08/2019 9:30:00 a.m.

13 August 2019

Candidates are reminded that nominations for Elections 2019 close at 12 noon on Friday, 16 August 2019.

Whanganui District Council’s Electoral Officer, Noeline Moosman says, “It’s important to ensure that nominations are lodged early so that they can be checked and confirmed as being correct and complete prior to this closing date.”

Noeline Moosman is the Electoral Officer for Whanganui District Council, Whanganui Rural Community Board and Whanganui District Health Board.

To help candidates and voters to get a better understanding of Whanganui District Council’s current position and direction ahead of the local elections a Pre-Election report is available on the Council’s website at www.whanganui.govt.nz/election2019

A pre-election report is a requirement for all councils and must be prepared by the Council’s Chief Executive.

Council Chief Executive Kym Fell says the report contains the latest information on projects as at the end of July 2019. It also contains a considerable amount of financial information as required under the Local Government Act 2002, including past and prospective financial statements.

As well as reading the Pre-Election Report, Mr Fell urges potential candidates to read the Council’s Our Whanganui: Leading Edge strategy which underpins Council decision-making.

Nominations for Election 2019 close at 12 noon on Friday, 16 August 2019. More information, including the pre-election report, is available on the Whanganui District Council website.

To see the latest nominations for Whanganui District Council, Whanganui Rural Community Board and Whanganui District Health Board, visit www.whanganui.govt.nz/election-2019-nominations

A full list of candidate profiles will be available once nominations close.

This year’s local elections will be held on Saturday, 12 October 2019.

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