Who can vote?

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Information for our bach and holiday-home owners

Residents who pay rates on a property in another district or community board area, may be entitled to enrol on the Ratepayer Electoral Roll (i.e. if you live in Auckland but have a bach on the Coromandel, you may be eligible to vote here too).

Companies, businesses, trusts, corporations or societies which are ratepayers of a property in a local authority district or community board area, may also nominate an elector to vote on their behalf, provided any such elector resides outside the district or community board area where the property is situated.

Partners, joint tenants and tenants in common who collectively pay rates on a property in a local authority district or community board area, may also nominate one of the group who is an elector to vote on their behalf, provided any such elector resides outside the district or community board area where the property is situated.

Need help? Call our Electoral Office (phone 0800 922 822).


Information for Permanent Residents

Residents of Thames-Coromandel District Council area are enrolled automatically on the Residential Electoral Roll if they are registered as Parliamentary electors (on the electoral roll). Therefore, there is no need to enrol separately for these elections.

Permanent residents - want to make changes to the roll?

Any alterations to the Residential Electoral Roll, should be made:

  1. by completing the appropriate form at any post shop; or
  2. by telephoning 0800 ENROLNOW (0800 367656); or
  3. by accessing the Electoral Enrolment Centre website on www.elections.org.nz

Any alterations to the non-resident Ratepayer Electoral Roll, should be made through the Electoral Office (phone 0800 922 822).