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Governor-General Issues the Writ for Northland by-Election

Monday, 23 February 2015, 3:57 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has today received from the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, the writ giving the Electoral Commission the formal direction and authority to conduct a by-election in the Northland electorate on Saturday 28 ... More >>

Enrol by Monday 23 February for Northland by-Election

Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:04 am | Electoral Commission

Make voting in the Northland by-election on Saturday 28 March as easy as possible by enrolling by next Monday. “You must enrol by Monday 23 February to ensure you get your EasyVote pack in the mail,” says Deborah Darton, Registrar of Electors, ... More >>

Commission Preparing for Northland By-Election

Monday, 2 February 2015, 5:04 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is preparing to deliver a by-election in the Northland electorate on Saturday 28 March. “This by-election is to select a new local Member of Parliament for the Northland general electorate,” says Chief Electoral Officer Robert Peden. ... More >>

Referrals to the Police over election day social media

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:07 am | Electoral Commission

including: • Seven incidents involving people publishing material indicating how they voted and/or publishing statements likely to influence voters: these include comments posted by high profile sports personalities, Israel Dagg, Jonah Lomu and ... More >>

Election Writ Returned And Successful List Members Elected

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:30 pm | Electoral Commission

General Election Writ Returned And Successful List Members Elected The Electoral Commission has returned the writ for the 2014 General Election showing the names of the successful electorate candidates and has declared the successful list members ... More >>

Te Tai Tokerau Judicial Recount Official Results

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 2:13 pm | Electoral Commission

District Court Judge T J Broadmore has released the result of the judicial recount in the Te Tai Tokerau electoral district for the candidate votes at the 2014 general election, in which he has directed the Electoral Commission to file an amended declaration ... More >>

Official results for the 2014 General Election

Saturday, 4 October 2014, 2:04 pm | Electoral Commission

Saturday 4 October 2014 Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri NEW ZEALAND 2014 GENERAL ELECTION – OFFICIAL RESULTS The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2014 General Election. Main points: • The number of ... More >>

Election day is tomorrow - make sure you're a part of it!

Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:44 am | Electoral Commission

Tomorrow, Saturday 20 September, is election day, and New Zealanders’ last chance to have a say on who leads the country for the next three years. More >>

Last Chance to Enrol to Vote – Don’t Miss Out

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 9:35 am | Electoral Commission

Last Chance to Enrol to Vote – Don’t Miss Out If you’re not enrolled now, you need to hurry or you won’t be able to vote in this Saturday’s general election. “Election day is almost here, and it’s your last chance to enrol,” says Murray ... More >>

Didn’t Get Your Easyvote Pack? You Need to Enrol Now.

Monday, 15 September 2014, 11:45 am | Electoral Commission

If you didn’t get an EasyVote pack in the mail last week, you need to check your enrolment now as you may not be enrolled. More >>

Record High Vote Participation Amongst the Next Generation

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 10:15 am | Electoral Commission

Record High Participation Amongst the Next Generation of Voters More than 78,000 school children from around the country have started voting in the 2014 general election from inside the classroom, as they take part in the biggest Kids Voting programme ... More >>

Electoral Commission Response to High Court Decision

Monday, 8 September 2014, 12:53 pm | Electoral Commission

The High Court in Wellington has today released a judgment in two cases filed concerning decisions of the Electoral Commission (Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc & Ors v Electoral Commission CIV-2014-485-8997) and (Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc v Electoral ... More >>

Voting Gets Even Easier From This Week

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:46 am | Electoral Commission

Voting in the 2014 general election gets even easier from this week, as over three million personalised EasyVote packs make their way to New Zealand’s voters. More >>

Voting Period for 2014 General Election Begins Today

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:05 am | Electoral Commission

The first votes for the 2014 general election will be cast today, Wednesday 3 September, as advance voting begins ahead of election day on Saturday 20 September. “Election day is September 20, but if you want, you can vote from today,” says Chief Electoral ... More >>

2014 Variation Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

Friday, 29 August 2014, 2:11 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released a variation decision on the amount of time and money allocated to political parties for the broadcasting of election programmes for the 2014 General Election. More >>

Party And Candidate Lists for 2014 Election Released

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:18 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released the nominations for the 2014 General Election, with 15 registered political parties and 554 candidates contesting the election. More >>

Governor General Gives Direction to Conduct Election

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:35 am | Electoral Commission

The Governor General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has given the green light for this year’s General Election. More >>

Registration of Ban1080 and Logo [8/8/14]

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 5:28 pm | Electoral Commission

On 8 August 2014 the Electoral Commission determined applications made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following political party and logo: More >>

Electoral Commission Statement on Planet Key Video

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:24 pm | Electoral Commission

In the Electoral Commission’s view, the Planet Key track cannot be broadcast on radio or television because it is an election programme. There are strict rules in the Broadcasting Act 1989 that prohibit the broadcasting on radio and television ... More >>

380,000 people may miss chance to vote the easy way

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 10:09 am | Electoral Commission

Time is running out for people wanting to cast an easy vote at the September 20 general election. There are still 380,000 eligible New Zealanders who haven’t enrolled to vote, and over half of them are under 30. “Don’t miss out. Enrol by August ... More >>



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