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Nominations are now open for Hamilton City Council’s East Ward following the resignation of Councillor Ryan Hamilton.

To stand as a city councillor, candidates must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen (by birth or naturalisation ceremony); and
  • enrolled as a Parliamentary elector (anywhere in New Zealand on the General or Maaori roll); and
  • nominated by two electors whose names appear on the general electoral roll for the Hamilton East Ward.

Any interested candidates are encouraged to go to the Hamilton City Council website at, email or phone the Deputy Electoral Officer, Amy Viggers, on 07 838 6439 to request a nomination form and find out more.  

Nominations close on Friday 22 December.

Voting will open on Friday 26 January and close on Saturday 17 February at 12pm.  


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