Local body Elections coming up later this year

Local body elections are coming up later this year. All enrolled voters can cast a vote for their preferred Mayoral candidate, while Councillors and Community Board members will be elected by voters from the wards they represent. The current Councillor and Community Board members in Papanui Ward have confirmed they will be standing again, as will Think Papanui’s Simon Britten. Click through for more details:

Election year is chance to build the Christchurch you want

With local body elections only six months away, people in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula are being encouraged to consider becoming a candidate and to make sure they are registered to vote.”