Where and when to vote in the 2017 General Election

The General Election is being held on 23 September 2017. Here in the Otaki electorate we can vote up at Manakau District Hall, Mokena Kohere Street.

In 1893, after a long and dramatic struggle, the right to vote was granted to all adult women.


It’s election day on 23 September 2017 and you can find the information you need at the Electoral Commission’s website.

You can vote in advance at various locations, including Levin and Otaki, or at Ngati Wehi Wehi Marae, State Highway 1 on Tuesday 19 September between 1pm and 5:30pm.

On Election day you can vote in various locations, including at Manakau District Hall, Mokena Kohere Street.

You can vote at any voting place or advance voting place in New Zealand. If you’re voting outside your electorate, you may need to fill in an extra form.

On election day, Saturday 23 September, all voting places will be open from 9.00am until 7.00pm. The busiest time of day is usually 9.00am – 11.00am.

Electorate Candidates

These are the candidates you can choose from with your electorate vote.

Candidate Name Party
FERGUSON, Sam Green Party
GRATTAN, Wayne Desmond ACT New Zealand
GUY, Nathan National Party
JENNINGS, Sam Independent
McCANN, Rob Labour Party
RUDZKI, Romuald Edward New Zealand First Party
TUKAPUA, Piri-Hira The Opportunities Party (TOP)

If you need more information about voting call The Electoral Commission at 0800 36 76 56 or check their website.

Whatever your political views, let’s all get out there and have our say for democracy.

As for the 2014 results, you can see them below.

2014 election results for the Otaki electorate show National had a huge lead over Labour in second place.
2014 election results for the Otaki electorate.

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