2020 Board of Trustee Parent Elections Island Bay School

Updated: Nov 13, 2020

School profile number: 2865


You should have received a hardcopy Island Bay School Board of Trustees voting form in the mail this week. This includes bios of four nominees. See their bios here

Follow this link to see the bios of the current board members and more information about the Board, including minutes.

If posting your paper, post it to:

Returning Officer

2/100 Severn St

Island Bay

Wellington 6023

If posted, your vote MUST be received by the returning officer no later than 5 days after the date of the election.

You can also drop it to the school office.

If being delivered, it must be delivered by 4pm on Wednesday 9 December 2020.

Voting closes on Wednesday 9 December at 4pm.


Nominations are open for the election of two parent representatives to the board of trustees.

See the form here

You can use this form to nominate yourself or someone else in your community.

We have nomination forms available in Te Reo Māori and some other languages. Please contact the returning officer if these are required.

Nominating yourself or someone else

If you are on the voting roll and eligible to vote, you can nominate yourself. Please remember to sign both parts of the form. If you are nominating someone else, complete the nomination form and make sure it includes all the required contact details and signatures. You can post, hand deliver or email your nomination form/s to the returning officer (see details below).

Nominations close at noon on 6th November.

Candidate statement

If you are a candidate, you are invited to submit an optional statement (up to 400 words) and photo. Make sure your statement is received by noon on 6th November so that it can be sent to voters with the voting papers. The returning officer may remove or edit any part of the candidate’s statement if it exceeds 400 words or is offensive or defamatory.

Electoral roll

The electoral roll is held at the school office and can be viewed during normal school hours.


Anyone can stand for election for the board of trustees, except for some exclusions. For further information on eligibility visit www.trustee-election.co.nz.

See more information here.

If you are not on the voting roll you must be nominated by a person who is.


A candidate may nominate a person to sit with the returning officer during the vote count to make sure it is done correctly. Please advise the returning officer in writing of your scrutineer’s name and contact details before election day. Candidates cannot be scrutineers.

Voting and results

If there are more nominations than vacancies for parent representatives, a voting election will be held. Eligible voters will be issued voting papers and candidate statements, on or before 11th November.

The poll closes at 4pm on 9th December 2020.

The highest polling candidates will be elected to the board of trustees and results will be notified to the school community and other affected parties.

Post, hand deliver, or email completed nomination form/s to:

Kylie Cox, 2/100 Severn Street, Island Bay, Wellington, 6023;

Island Bay School Office or email kylieycox@gmail.com.

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