Chatham Islands Territory
Councils of the territory
Chatham Islands Council covers all the Chatham Islands territory.
All councils are required to review their representation arrangements (number of councillors, how they are elected etc.) at least every six years.
Chatham Islands Council reviewed its representation arrangements prior to the 2019 local authority elections. It is required to undertake another review prior to the 2025 elections.
Local government reorganisation
The Local Government Commission is currently not considering any reorganisation initiatives or investigation requests relating to the territory.
Read more information about each council through the following links: