District health board elections

The 2019 district health board elections will be held from 20 September - 12 October 2019 (see below for key dates).

Read general information about district health board elections here. 

Read specific information about being a Hawke's Bay District Health Board member here. 

See the confirmed candidates page at electionz.com

View candidate profiles:

Election timetable key dates:

19 JULY: Nominations open

16 AUGUST: Nominations close at 12 noon

20-25 SEPTEMBER: Voting documents are issued 

20 SEPTEMBER - 12 OCTOBER: Voting period

12 OCTOBER: Election day – the end of the voting period (at 12 noon) and announcement of preliminary results (as soon as practical after the close of voting)

17-27 OCTOBER: Special votes are counted and official results announced

9 DECEMBER: Newly elected board members take office