Under the Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016 the Council has completed a representation review for the 2019 elections and must now return Environment Canterbury to a fully democratically elected Council.
The 2019 Local Body elections will be held on 12 October 2019 for:
- 2 members to represent the Christchurch Central-Ōhoko Constituency
- 2 members to represent the Christchurch North East-Ōrei Constituency
- 2 members to represent the Christchurch South-Ōwhanga Constituency
- 2 members to represent the Christchurch West-Ōpuna Constituency
- 2 members to represent the Mid-Canterbury-Ōpākihi Constituency
- 2 members to represent the North Canterbury-Ōpukepuke Constituency
- 2 members to represent the South Canterbury-Ōtuhituhi Constituency
Nominations for Environment Canterbury 2019 Elections
The 2019 Local body elections include Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council and Community Boards, and the Canterbury District Health Board.
Key dates for the 2019 elections
Information for candidates
Do you want to make a difference in your region? Local elections are happening soon and becoming an Environment Canterbury regional councillor is a great way to help shape our region’s future. Find out more about standing as a candidate in this year’s Council elections.
Are you enrolled and ready to vote?
Further election related documents or links will be available on this page throughout 2019.
Find out what Environment Canterbury has been working on recently and the issues facing our region in the lead up to local elections.