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Candidate info evening webinar recording available now

Thanks to those who attended our candidate briefing webinar/Facebook live session on Wednesday 22 June. You can find a recording of the info session here. The webinar is for anyone curious about standing for Mayor or a Councillor in the General or Māori wards at the upcoming local government elections on 8 October 2022. Please see the candidate handbook for full details about standing for the Matamata-Piako District. Nominations open 15 July.

Local Government Election webinar 

The School of Government at Victoria University of Wellington is extending an invitation to anyone in New Zealand thinking of running for their local authority to attend a webinar, online via Zoom, on Thursday 30 June, from 8pm-10pm. It aims to be a helpful introduction to help you understand what the role of Councillor involves, the challenges you may face and how you can develop the skills to fulfil the role.

Introductory Video by Dr Verna Smith, Senior Lecturer, School of Government

Topic: Local Government elections WEBINAR - 30 June 2022. Zoom link here.