Council uses a ward system for electing councillors to represent you. Prior to Election Day, provided you are registered, you will receive voting papers which enable you to vote for the mayor and for councillors standing in your electorate.
Hastings is made of five election wards: Heretaunga Ward, Mohaka Ward, Kahurānaki Ward, Hastings/Havelock North Ward and Flaxmere Ward, and a Māori Ward (Takitimu Ward).
|Ward||Number of councillors|
|Takitimu Māori Ward||3|
To find out which ward you live in enter your address. You can also view pdf maps of the wards below.
The Hastings District is organised into five general wards and a Māori ward which covers the entire Hastings District. The maps below show the Council's ward boundaries.
The Hastings District rural area is made up of four subdivisions. The Hastings District Rural Community Board is elected by all eligible electors in the relevant subdivision. Boundary maps are listed below.
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