1995-2013 referendums Overview

2 December 1995
Find results and statistics for referendums held from 1995 to 2013.

You can read the detailed statistical results of each referendum on our results website.

2013 Citizens initiated referendum

"Do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand?"


2011 Government initiated referendum

Part A - "Should New Zealand keep the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system?"
Part B - "If New Zealand were to change to another voting system, which voting system would you choose?"


2009 Citizens initiated referendum

"Should a smack as part of good parental correction be a criminal offence in New Zealand?"


1999 Citizens initiated referendums

"Should the size of the House of Representatives be reduced from 120 members to 99 members?"


"Should there be a reform of our justice system placing greater emphasis on the needs of victims, providing restitution and compensation for them and imposing minimum sentences and hard labour for all serious violent offences?"


1995 Citizens initiated referendum

"Should the number of professional firefighters employed full time in the New Zealand Fire Service be reduced below the number employed on 1 January 1995?"


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