Useful contacts for candidates

We will update this information once key dates for the 2020 General Election are announced.

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Administration of enrolment and voting services.

We produce a range of resources, in different languages, about enrolling and voting which can be ordered via our website or by email

Purchase of printed rolls and electronic roll data


Nominations, parliamentary elections, by-elections and list vacancies

Advice about election rules including advisory opinions on whether material is an election advertisement

Parliamentary electoral boundaries
Electoral Commission Helpline: 0800 36 76 56
National office: 04 495 0030
General enquiries and requests for resources: enquiries@elections.govt.nz

Requests for roll data: data@elections.govt.nz
Requests for advisory opinions: advisory@elections.govt.nz
Electoral Commission websites: vote.nz, elections.nzelectionresults.govt.nz
Accessing legislation including the Electoral Act 1993 Parliamentary Counsel Office www.legislation.govt.nz
Administrative and support services to MPs and funding entitlements for MPs Parliamentary Service Ph 04 817 9999
publicity@parliament.govt.nz
How to contact local councils regarding, for example, signage rules Local Government New Zealand A list of all councils, maps and websites are available at:
http://www.lgnz.co.nz/nzs-local-government/new-zealands-councils/
Having your say on the law relating to parliamentary elections through the Inquiry into each election conducted by the select committee Justice and Electoral Select Committee Justice.Electoral@parliament.govt.nz
https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/sc/scl/justice-and-electoral/
Information and complaints regarding advertising Advertising Standards Authority Ph 0800 234 357
Email: asa@asa.co.nz
www.asa.co.nz
Information and complaints regarding broadcasting Broadcasting Standards Authority Ph 0800 366 996
Email: info@bsa.govt.nz
www.bsa.govt.nz
Information and complaints regarding press Media Council www.mediacouncil.org.nz
Information and resources on how to protect yourself online National Cyber Policy Office, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet www.connectsmart.govt.nz
Election year guidance: Information on state servants being candidates State Services Commission www.ssc.govt.nz
Language translation services   www.nztcinternational.com
www.dia.govt.nz
Providing information in accessible formats for blind electors Blind Foundation Ph 0800 24 33 33
www.blindfoundation.org.nz
Deaf advocacy and sign language services   www.deafradio.co.nz
www.slianz.org.nz
www.deaf.org.nz
www.nfd.org.nz