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135,000 Enrolment Updates So Far, Thousands Still to Come

Monday, 18 July 2016, 11:29 am | Electoral Commission

More than 135,000 people have updated their enrolment details since the start of the Electoral Commission’s enrolment update campaign, but there are still tens of thousands of New Zealanders who will miss out on the chance to vote unless they ... More >>

Te Wiki O Te Reo Mori – Kia Rongohia Tō Reo

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 4:48 pm | Electoral Commission

E whakanui ana Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri i Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Ko te kaupapa 'kina te reo', he whakamahi i te reo Māori hei tautoko i te tangata, hei whakahihiri, hei āki hoki. E whakatenatena ana Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri i te iwi o Aotearoa ... More >>

No Update Pack? You’re Not Ready to Vote

Monday, 4 July 2016, 9:37 am | Electoral Commission

If you didn’t get an enrolment update pack in the mail last week, you need to update your enrolment details now. More >>

New Approach to Increasing Electoral Participation

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 3:01 pm | Electoral Commission

Increasing engagement and participation in New Zealand’s elections is a shared responsibility, and the Electoral Commission and Pasifika Futures, the Pacific Whānau Ora commissioning agency have committed to working together to increase Pacific participation ... More >>

Time to Get Ready for the Local Elections

Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:16 am | Electoral Commission

The local elections are on their way, and from Monday New Zealanders will be asked to check whether they’re enrolled and ready. More >>

Official Result of the Second Referendum on the Flag

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 5:01 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released the official result for the second referendum on the New Zealand Flag. The referendum asked the question: More >>

Final Chance to Have Say on the Flag

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 10:32 am | Electoral Commission

Final Chance to Have Your Say on the Future of the New Zealand Flag If you didn’t get your voting paper into a postbox yesterday, you need to hurry. That’s the advice from the Electoral Commission three days out from the close of voting in the second ... More >>

Timetable for the final week of the second flag referendum

Monday, 21 March 2016, 10:04 am | Electoral Commission

Monday 21 March Issuing of replacement papers closes at noon. Voting papers posted in New Zealand by this date will definitely reach the Returning Officer by the close of voting on 24 March. People who have not posted their papers by this date are encouraged ... More >>

Second Referendum on the New Zealand Flag Drawing to a Close

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:40 am | Electoral Commission

The clock is ticking on the second referendum on the New Zealand flag, and the Electoral Commission is reminding voters to make sure they have their say. More >>

Still Waiting for Your Flag Referendum Voting Papers?

Friday, 11 March 2016, 9:53 am | Electoral Commission

Voting packs for the second referendum on the New Zealand flag should now be in the hands of all enrolled voters nationwide. More >>

Flag Referendum - Referral to the Police

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 1:52 pm | Electoral Commission

On 8 and 9 March 2016, the Electoral Commission referred four incidents to Police for further investigation involving individuals who posted on social media that they have voted or intended to vote more than once using other electors’ voting papers ... More >>

Flag Referendum Voting Papers Out Today

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 9:21 am | Electoral Commission

The second referendum on the New Zealand flag begins today, with more than three million voting packs being delivered to mailboxes over the next week. More >>

Last Chance to Enrol for Second Flag Referendum

Monday, 29 February 2016, 10:57 am | Electoral Commission

Last Chance to Enrol for Second Flag Referendum If you’re not enrolled for the second referendum on the New Zealand flag, you need to do it right now. That’s the message from the Electoral Commission with just a few days until voting begins. ... More >>

Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to Vote On the Flag

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 10:29 am | Electoral Commission

The enrolment deadline for the second referendum on the New Zealand flag is just over a week away, and the Electoral Commission wants all eligible New Zealanders enrolled and ready to vote. More >>

Are You Ready to Vote in the Final Flag Referendum?

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:10 am | Electoral Commission

Are You Ready to Vote in the Final Flag Referendum? The second referendum on the New Zealand flag is just a few weeks away, and the Electoral Commission wants to ensure all eligible New Zealanders are enrolled and ready to vote. “Voting papers ... More >>

Official Result of the First Referendum on the NZ Flag

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 5:21 pm | Electoral Commission

Tuesday 15 December 2015 Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri OFFICIAL RESULT OF THE FIRST REFERENDUM ON THE NEW ZEALAND FLAG More >>

Preliminary result of first referendum on New Zealand flag

Friday, 11 December 2015, 8:38 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary result for the first referendum on the New Zealand Flag. The referendum asked the question: More >>

Time Running Out to Take Part in Flag Referendum

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 9:26 am | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is reminding voters that time is running out to take part in the first referendum on the New Zealand flag. More >>

Did you get your voting papers for the flag referendum?

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:12 am | Electoral Commission

DID YOU GET YOUR VOTING PAPERS FOR THE FLAG REFERENDUM? Voting papers for the first referendum on the New Zealand flag have now been posted to voters, and replacement voting papers are available for eligible voters who need them. “If you are on the ... More >>

Referendum Voting Papers on Their Way

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:00 am | Electoral Commission

Voting papers are being delivered to over three million New Zealanders from today, as the first referendum on the New Zealand flag gets underway. More >>

 

 

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