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Election Timeline and General Information

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The 2016 DHB elections take place on Saturday 8 October 2016.

The 2016 election process will commence in July 2016, with the new Board to take office in December that year. The timeline is set nationally and is set out below.  A schedule of Frequently Asked Questions about the elections has been prepared.

15 July 2016
Candidate nominations open
Electoral roll opens for inspection
12 August 2016
Candidate nominations close (12 noon)
Electoral roll closes
18 August 2016
Public notice of election and candidates
16-21 September 2016
Voting documents delivered
8 October 2016
Voting closes (12 noon)
9 October 2016
Preliminary results announced
18 October 2016
Final results declared

Term of Office

The successful candidates will hold office for a term of three years commencing December 2016.

DHB Electoral Officer and Other Contacts

MidCentral DHB's Electoral Officer is Dr John Annabell, Palmerston North City Council.  John liaises with Electoral Officers from all territorial authorities within the DHB's district to co-ordinate DHB election activities.

For Election Information

John Annabell
DHB Electoral Officer
c/- Palmerston North City Council
32 The Square
Private Bag 11034
Palmerston North 4442
Telephone:  (06) 356 8199
Fax:  (06) 355 4115

For Information re Role of DHB Members

Jill Matthews
Principal Administration Officer
MidCentral DHB
PO Box 2056
Palmerston North 4440
Telephone:  (06) 350 8967
Fax:  (06) 355 0616

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