There being more candidates than vacancies, an election is required to determine the trustees. The election will be held under the First Past the Post electoral system using postal and internet voting. Candidate names will be listed in random order on the voting documents.
How to Vote
You can vote in ONE of two ways:
1 Internet Vote
Go to www.clt.net.nz
You will be asked to enter a PIN and password. Your unique PIN and password will be provided on the voting paper. After voting, please destroy this voting paper.
2 Postal Vote
Postal Return Instructions:
Read the profiles in the booklet provided before voting.
Place a tick in the circle next to the candidate(s) you prefer.
You may vote for a maximum of FIVE (5) candidates. You may vote for less than five candidates if you wish.
After voting carefully fold and place the voting paper in the freepost envelope provided and post it to the Returning Officer.
All voting papers must be in the hands of the Returning Officer no later than 12 noon on Friday 22 November 2019.
If you spoil or destroy the voting paper, call the Election Helpline on 0800 666 030 to request a replacement paper.
Please note that the last day for posting voting papers so that they reach the Returning Officer by the close of voting is Tuesday 19 November 2019.
The voting period will commence on Thursday 31 October and will close at midday on Friday 22 November 2019. Voting documents will be mailed to all qualified electors between Thursday 31 October and Tuesday 5 November 2019.
Enrolment and Special Voting Facilities
Adult residents residing within the Central Lakes Trust area who are not listed on the final electoral roll for this election can enrol by calling 0800 ENROL NOW (0800 36 76 56), visiting the Elections website (www.elections.org.nz) or obtaining enrolment forms at any Postshop up to 4.00pm on Thursday 21 November 2019.
Special votes are available from Thursday 31 October to midday, Friday 22 November 2019 from the Central Lakes Trust office, 190 Waenga Drive, Cromwell during normal office hours. Special votes may be claimed by:
Electors, who have lost, spoilt or destroyed the original voting documents mailed to them.
Any other persons aged 18 or over who reside within the Central Lakes Trust area and believe they have a right to vote and have not already voted in the election.
For further information regarding special voting please contact the election helpline on 0800 666 030.
Returning Officer – Central Lakes Trust Ph 0800 666 030
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