Can't get to a voting place?

Voting in the Northcote by-election begins Monday 28 May. Your last chance to vote is on election day Saturday 9 June. If you can’t get to a voting place on election day, you can still vote. Here’s how.

Vote early

You can vote from Monday 28 May to Friday 8 June at any advance voting place. On election day, Saturday 9 June, all voting places will be open from 9am to 7pm.

Information about where and when to vote will be available from Wednesday 16 May at elections.org.nz or by calling 0800 36 76 56. It will also be included in your EasyVote pack.

Ask for postal voting papers

You can ask to be sent postal voting papers. Postal voting papers will be sent from Wednesday 23 May to Thursday 31 May.
To ask for postal voting papers, contact the Returning Officer or download and complete the form in the brochure at the bottom of this page and send it to the Returning Officer.

You need to ask for postal voting papers by Thursday 31 May.

Your completed postal voting paper must be postmarked before Friday 8 June and received by noon Wednesday 13 June.

Ask someone to collect your voting papers

Download and complete the form in the brochure at the bottom of this page and ask someone to take it to the Returning Officer, an advance voting place or a voting place on election day. They will then bring you back your voting papers to complete.

Hospitals and rest homes

If you are in a rest home or hospital in the Northcote electorate, we will send teams to deliver voting services from Monday 28 May to election day, Saturday 9 June. Check with the Returning Officer to find out if your hospital or rest home will be visited.

Working on election day?

You’re legally allowed to have time away from work to go and vote on election day.

Contact the Returning Officer

Last updated: 11 May 2018