Not a fucking excuse.

Just fucking
vote.

Here's what you need to know about:

The fucking candidates.

First, decide what you care about. Is it keeping your fucking rates low? Getting rid of fucking red tape? Creating a fun fucking city? Or something else?

Now read up and see who else fucking cares about those things. All the candidate statements are here, and Facebook profiles are linked where applicable.

These are the candidates:

Invercargill City Mayor

Nominations for Invercargill City Council (12 vacancies)

Bluff Community Board (5 vacancies)

  • Fife, Ray
  • Henderson, Gloria Violet
  • Laidlaw, Ram
  • Peterson, Noel
  • Topi, Tammi

Invercargill Licencing Trust Board (6 vacancies)

Southland District Mayor

  • Gary Tong
  • Don Byars
  • Tim Hanna

There are 12 vacancies for council wards, and 56 vacancies for community boards and subdivisions. See all the nominations here.

The nominations for Southland Regional Council (Environment Southland)

Eastern Dome (2 vacancies): unopposed

  • Jeremy MCPHAIL
  • David STEVENS

Fiordland (1 vacancy):

Hokonui (1 vacancy):

Invercargill-Rakiura (6 vacancies):

Southern (1 vacancy):

  • Lloyd James McCallum - unopposed

Western (1 vacancy):

What other fucking excuses you got?

I'll add my own fucking excuse, thanks!