2017 General Election Candidate expenses and donations for the 2017 General Election

See how much candidates spent on advertising and got in donations for the 2017 General Election. You can download a summary of expenses and donations at the bottom of the page.

You can also view the returns at our offices:

Electoral Commission
Level 10
34–42 Manners Street

Candidates must file returns

All electorate candidates must file a return of their expenses and donations, even if they didn’t have any expenses or donations. These returns were due on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.

Candidate returns include donations, anonymous donations, and overseas donations, and election expenses for advertising.

Read the rules for candidate expenses and donations

Candidate expenses and donations

Read the expense and donation returns for each party’s electorate candidates. All returns are in PDF format.

ACT New Zealand

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party


Conservative Party of New Zealand

MANA Movement

Māori Party

New Zealand First Party

New Zealand Labour Party

NZ Outdoors Party

The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand

The New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit

The New Zealand National Party

The Opportunities Party (TOP)

United Future

Independents candidates and unregistered parties