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Application to register Sustainable New Zealand Party and logo

Nov 15, 2019 | News

The Electoral Commission is considering an application to register the Sustainable New Zealand Party.

The application has been made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993.

Party name: Sustainable New Zealand Party
Abbreviation: SNZP
Applicant: Helen Cartwright, Party Secretary

The Electoral Commission is also considering Sustainable New Zealand Party’s application to register the following political party logo:

Sustainable New Zealand final highres

Registration of a logo is needed for it to appear on a voting paper.

Registration of a party may be refused if the name is indecent, offensive, excessively long, likely to cause confusion or mislead electors, contains any reference to a title or honour or similar form of identification.

Registration of a party logo may be refused if the logo is indecent, offensive, likely to cause confusion or mislead electors, or contains any reference to a title or honour or similar form of identification, or infringes an intellectual property right.

Anyone who wishes to comment on the party name, party logo, or both may do so in writing to the Electoral Commission at:

  • PO Box 3220, Wellington 6140,
  • email enquiries@elections.govt.nz

The deadline for comments is 5pm, Monday 2 December 2019.

Read more about the party and logo registration process or email enquiries@elections.govt.nz or phone 04 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.

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