The Hamilton West by-election will be held on Saturday 10 December, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
The by-election follows the announcement of the resignation of independent MP Gaurav Sharma.
“The by-election will be held on Saturday 10 December, with Writ Day being Wednesday 2 November,” the Prime Minister said.
“The deadline for candidate nominations to be received will be noon Tuesday 8 November, and official results will be declared on Wednesday 21 December. The last day for the return of the Writ will be Tuesday 17 January 2023,” Ms Ardern said.