Learn more about the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates by reading their candidate profiles.

Meet the Candidate events

Attend one of the events being held around the region to hear from the Regional Council candidates before you cast your votes.

Time and location

Event Name

Organisation

Description of Event

Friday 9 September
1.30pm

Kawerau Concert Chamber, Ranfurly Court, Kawerau

Meet the Candidates for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (Eastern Bay)

Kawerau and Districts Grey Power Association

To provide a platform for the candidates and public to meet and have a face put to names/policies/intentions of those offering themselves for this important role of Councillor.

Event contact: Lyn Hughes, lynhughes63@gmail.com

Sunday 11 September
2pm

The Hub, 21 Main Road, Katikati

Katikati - Waihi Beach Residents and Ratepayers Association Meet the Candidates

Katikati - Waihi Beach Residents and Ratepayers Association

This event will provide an opportunity for residents of Katikati -Waihi Beach Ward of Western Bay Of Plenty District to meet the candidates before the election.

Event contact: Keith Hay, westernwardratepayers@gmail.com

Sunday 18 September
1.30pm

Matata Rugby Club, 12 Division Street, Matata

Meet the Candidates, Whakatāne, Rangitikei and Eastern Bay of Plenty

Matata Residents Association

Opportunity for residents to meet the candidates 2022.

Event contact: Rod Meharry, Rod@matata.co.nz

Wednesday 21 September
6pm

Rotorua Youth Centre, Rimu Room, 6 Old Te Ngāe Road, Rotorua

Meet the Candidates for Rotorua General and Ōkurei Māori

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Meet the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates.

Event contact: Elections2022@boprc.govt.nz

Thursday 22 September
6pm

Trinity Centre Foyer, Trinity Conference Centre, 215 Devonport Road, Tauranga

Meet the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates – Tauranga General

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Meet the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates.

Event contact: Elections2022@boprc.govt.nz

Tuesday 27 September
6.30pm

East Bay Reap, Pūtauaki Room, 21 Pyne Street, Whakatāne

Meet the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates – Eastern Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Meet the Bay of Plenty Regional Council candidates.

Event contact: Elections2022@boprc.govt.nz

Submit a question

We’re taking questions for the three Bay of Plenty Regional Council organised Meet the Candidates events – Eastern Bay, Rotorua and Ōkurei, and Tauranga. Submit your question below for us to consider.

Register a Meet the Candidates Event

Are you planning to hold a Meet the Candidates event with Regional Council candidates? Use the form below to register your event.

Please note: this information will be publicly accessible.

Funding for candidate events

Regional Council might be able to provide support to your event. Read about our Meet the Candidates Community Group Events Fund and complete the application form and email to Elections2022@boprc.govt.nz for consideration. Applications for support are open until Monday 26 September 2022.