Donations exceeding $30,000

Registered political parties have to let us know within 10 working days when they get more than $30,000 from a single donor within a 12-month period.

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Rules for party donations exceeding $30,000

Party donations exceeding $30,000 since 1 January 2011

Party, donation, date received by the Commission Name and address of donor Amount(s) and date(s) of donations
ACT New Zealand
$110,000
29 July 2019
Christopher Reeve (via Matariki Trust)
21 William Street
Takapuna
Auckland 0622
$5,000 received on 17 June 2019, and
$5,000 received on 16 July 2019, and
$100,000 received on 25 July 2019. 
ACT New Zealand
$35,000
17 May 2019
Christopher Reeve (via Matariki Trust)
21 William Street
Takapuna
Auckland 0622
$5,000 received on 16 November 2018, and
$5,000 received on 17 December 2018, and
$5,000 received on 6 January 2019, and
$5,000 received on 18 February 2019, and
$5,000 received on 18 March 2019, and
$5,000 received on 16 April 2019, and
$5,000 received on 16 May 2019.
New Zealand Labour Party
$40,000
11 February 2019
Hon Robert Smellie QC
Grace Joel Retirement Village
59/184 St Heliers Bay Road
St Heliers
Auckland 1071
$40,000 received on 25 January 2019.

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand
$350,440
13 December 2018, amended 2 May 2019
Estate of Betty Harris
307/6 Lodge Lane
Sunnyhills
Auckland
$120 received on 30 November 2017, and
$40 received on 31 December 2017, and
$120 received on 31 January 2018, and
$40 received on 30 April 2018, and
$40 received on 31 May 2018, and
$40 received on 30 June 2018, and
$40 received on 31 August 2018, and
$350,000 received on 29 November 2018.

 

Party donations exceeding $20,000 from 2008 to 2010

Until 2010, registered political parties had to let us know when they got more than $20,000 from a single donor within a 12-month period.