Margaret Willard has served over 10 years in local politics, first as deputy chair and chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board, followed by two terms representing Wainuiomata on the Hutt City Council. She has decided to end her current three year term as a member of the Wainuiomata Community Board on medical grounds.
As the next triennial local elections in October 2019 are more than 12 months away, a by-election is required.
Nominations will open this week and close at noon on Thursday 21 June. Election day will be Friday 17 August 2018.
To find out more about the by-election or to apply, see: huttcity.govt.nz/wainuiomata-by-election.