Who can stand in the election? Listen You can stand for Rangitīkei District Council if you are: • a New Zealand citizen; and • aged over 18; and • enrolled on the parliamentary electoral roll. Nominations open on 19 July and close on 16 August 2019. If you intend on standing, please download the following forms: • Rangitīkei District Council Candidate Book. This contains all the information you will need to know for the election. • A Candidate's Guide to Local Body Elections (for an independent perspective) • Nomination Form for relevant ward/position The Council needs people from all walks of life to reflect and help shape the future of the district. Candidate nominations open on 19 July 2019.