Local elections are in their final stretch, with a little under 24 hours to go before voting officially closes.
Postal ballots were closed last Tuesday, however you can still vote by putting your envelope into a ballot box available near Countdown supermarkets, libraries, and various other places.
The voter turnout this year has been grim, with lower levels of voter turnout across Auckland especially amongst younger people.
Many have criticised the way the local government elections have been rolled out, with issues of voting papers not turning up or too many barriers to voting.
Liam spoke to city councillor Pippa Coom about the local elections, why they’re important, and why there's been such a low turnout.