Every three years the people of Napier vote for a Mayor and 12 councillors. To vote, you need to be on the New Zealand electoral roll and live in Napier permanently - or own property here. You also need to be 18 years or older, and be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
Our local elections are held every three years and gives you the chance to vote for the Mayor and local council.
The next local election will be held 11 October 2025.
If you are an enrolled voter, you'll get a voting information pack in the mail. Check or update your postal address to make sure you receive your voting papers.
For more information on how to stand, vote and get involved visit Vote Local.
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