18 Jan 2012

Postal ballots sent out for Christchurch by-election

7:26 am on 18 January 2012

Voters in the the Christchurch ward of Burwood-Pegasus will start to receive their postal ballots for the upcoming by-election from Wednesday.

The by-election was prompted after a councillor, Chrissie Williams, resigned last year.

Nine candidates are standing to be the new councillor of Burwood-Pegasus.

Voting closes on 10 February and results are expected to be known a week later.