Representation Review 2018: Appeal/Objection on the Final Proposal

CLOSED: Consultation has concluded on the Representation Review Final Proposal.

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The appeal/objection period for Council's Representation Review 2018 Final Proposal starts on Thursday 4 October and ends at 5pm on Monday 5 November 2018.


Council is required to review its representation arrangements every six years, including the shape of the District’s voting wards, the number of elected councillors and to ensure that individuals and communities are democratically represented.


Western Bay Council adopted its Final Proposal for the review of representation arrangements for the 2019 and 2022 triennial elections, on Thursday 20 September. Council is proposing a mix of community boards and ward councillor committees. The Final Proposal follows a comprehensive consultation and engagement process to gain better understanding of the Western Bay community’s views on fair and effective representation, and communities of interest.


You can view the following links and documents on the right hand side of the screen:

  • Media advisory
  • Final Proposal
  • Council Minutes of Meeting for 3 September and 20 September 2018 (C19).


Appeal/Objection process:

  • Appeal: Any person who made a submission on the Initial Proposal may lodge an appeal against the Final Proposal. The appeal must relate to the matters raised in that person's submission.
  • Objection: Any person who is opposed to Council's Final Proposal but did not make a submission on the Initial Proposal may lodge an objection. An objection must identify the matters in the Final Proposal that are being objected to.
  • Online: Make an appeal/objection online by filling out the form below.
  • Hardcopy: Printed copies of the appeal/objection forms are available at our service centres, please phone 0800 926 732 (free phone) or email haveyoursay@westernbay.govt.nz


The appeal/objection period ends at 5pm on Monday 5 November 2018.


Our commitment to your feedback:

Your feedback is important to enable the completion of the Representation Review. Once the Review has been completed, every submitter will receive a Decision Story detailing the key decisions. The Decision Story will also be available on Council's website for anyone to access.

The appeal/objection period for Council's Representation Review 2018 Final Proposal starts on Thursday 4 October and ends at 5pm on Monday 5 November 2018.


Council is required to review its representation arrangements every six years, including the shape of the District’s voting wards, the number of elected councillors and to ensure that individuals and communities are democratically represented.


Western Bay Council adopted its Final Proposal for the review of representation arrangements for the 2019 and 2022 triennial elections, on Thursday 20 September. Council is proposing a mix of community boards and ward councillor committees. The Final Proposal follows a comprehensive consultation and engagement process to gain better understanding of the Western Bay community’s views on fair and effective representation, and communities of interest.


You can view the following links and documents on the right hand side of the screen:

  • Media advisory
  • Final Proposal
  • Council Minutes of Meeting for 3 September and 20 September 2018 (C19).


Appeal/Objection process:

  • Appeal: Any person who made a submission on the Initial Proposal may lodge an appeal against the Final Proposal. The appeal must relate to the matters raised in that person's submission.
  • Objection: Any person who is opposed to Council's Final Proposal but did not make a submission on the Initial Proposal may lodge an objection. An objection must identify the matters in the Final Proposal that are being objected to.
  • Online: Make an appeal/objection online by filling out the form below.
  • Hardcopy: Printed copies of the appeal/objection forms are available at our service centres, please phone 0800 926 732 (free phone) or email haveyoursay@westernbay.govt.nz


The appeal/objection period ends at 5pm on Monday 5 November 2018.


Our commitment to your feedback:

Your feedback is important to enable the completion of the Representation Review. Once the Review has been completed, every submitter will receive a Decision Story detailing the key decisions. The Decision Story will also be available on Council's website for anyone to access.

  • CLOSED: This appeal/objection form has concluded.

    Appeal/Objection Form Representation Review 2018 Final Proposal

    Please provide your feedback by 5pm, Monday 5 November 2018.

    Please provide your feedback by 5pm, Monday 5 November 2018.

    CLOSED: Consultation has concluded on the Representation Review Final Proposal.