October 2023 → March 2024

Community engagement by panel

21 November 2023

Council Meeting - decision on Māori Wards

June 2024

Panel presents initial proposal to Council

July → August 2024

Public consultation on initial proposal

Public hearings may take place in August if required

26 August → 27 August 2024


Hearings for community to speak to Council about their feedback

September 2024

Public Notice of final decision

12 September → 12 October 2024

Appeals period

October 2024

Final representation propsal adpoted

Public right of appeal or objection to Local Government Commission (1-month following notification)

October 2025

Local Government Elections