Taking part in local elections is a key way to actively drive change in our district – either by standing for election or by using your vote

Elections for the Queenstown Lakes District Council (Mayor, Councillors and Wānaka Community Board), Otago Regional Council and Southern District Health Board are held every three years on the second Saturday in October. 

The latest election was held on 12 October 2019.


Election Results 2019

To see the final election results, please click here.

To see information about the rate at which votes were returned click here.  

To see candidates' returns of expenses for the 2019 election, click here.


Contact the Electoral Officer

Any questions about elections can be directed to Jane Robertson, Electoral Officer, telephone (03) 441 0499 or email jane.robertson@qldc.govt.nz