The search is on to find Labour's next candidate to contest the Whanganui electorate of next year's general election.

"Planning for next year's general election is well underway. I look forward to selecting a strong candidate to represent Whanganui as our local MP," Whanganui Labour Electorate Committee chairman Craig Paynter said.

Nomination forms and more information can be found on the Labour Paty website

Nominations for the Whanganui electorate close at 5pm on Friday February 10, 2017.