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Public Notices

Updated 1 December 2020 9:30am

You can attend council meetings and have your say.

The public has an opportunity to participate at the start of all meetings, with the exception of hearings.

Here is a list of all Council and Board meetings scheduled to be held this month. The list is updated every month (not more than 14 days and not less than 5 days before the end of every month as required under section 46(1) of the (LGOIMA) Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987).

Board meetings this month

Date

Meeting

Time

9 Dec

Whitireia Park Board

Titahi Golf Club, Gloaming Hill, Titahi Bay, Porirua

9.15am

The public has an opportunity to participate at the start of the meeting. The meeting agenda will be available two working days before the meeting on the Whitireia Park Board page or from Greater Wellington Regional Council, Level 2, 15 Walter St, Te Aro, Wellington.

Council meetings this month

Date

Meeting

Time

1 Dec

Wairarapa Committee

Hurunui o Rangi Room, Carterton Events Centre

10am
3 Dec

Transport Committee

GWRC Council Chamber, Level 2, 15 Walter Street, Te Aro, Wellington

9.30am
8 Dec

Climate Committee

Kotare Room at Ramaroa, Queen Elizabeth Park

9.30am
10 Dec

Council

GWRC Council Chamber, 100 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington

9.30am
17 Dec

Council meeting

Council Chamber, 100 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington

9.30am

Meeting agendas are available two working days before each meeting on our committee meetings page, or from:

  • Greater Wellington Regional Council, Shed 39, 2 Fryatt Quay, Pipitea, Wellington
  • Level 4, Departmental Building, 35-37 Chapel Street, Masterton

You can also search all committee meetings

During the period of the COVID-19 response any person wishing to attend and/or participate remotely at a meeting should email democratic.services@gw.govt.nz two working days prior to the meeting to receive information on the process being applied.


Right to demand a poll on the electoral system for GW

Notice is given under section 28(1) of the Local Electoral Act 2001 (the Act) that electors of the Wellington Region have the right to demand (under section 29 of the Act) a poll on a proposal that a specified electoral system be used at the 2022 and 2025 triennial elections of the Wellington Regional Council.

A valid demand for a poll must:

  • Be made in writing
  • Meet the requirements of section 30 of the Act
  • Be signed by at least five percent of the number of electors enrolled as eligible to vote at the 2019 triennial election of the Wellington Regional Council; a valid demand requires the signatures of 18,243 electors
  • Be delivered to the Wellington City office of the Wellington Regional Council - Level 2, 15 Walter Street, Te Aro, Wellington. The demand must be delivered by 5pm on 22 February 2021 for the result of the poll to be valid for the 2022 triennial election of the Wellington Regional Council.

The Local Electoral Act 2001 provides for a choice between the First Past the Post (FPP) and Single Transferable Vote (STV) electoral systems. Unless a poll determines otherwise, the STV electoral system will be used at the Wellington Regional Council’s 2022 triennial election.

Find out more about the STV and FPP electoral systems.