Application to Change Political Party Name and Register a New Party Logo
The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to change the name of the following political party:
Current Party Name: NZ Outdoors Party
New Party Name: NZ Outdoors & Freedom Party
Applicant: Jenn Haakma, Party Secretary
The Electoral Commission is also considering the party’s application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following new political party logo:
Registration of a logo is needed for it to appear on a voting paper.
Registration of a party name 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
The deadline for comments is 5pm, Wednesday 9 March 2022.
More information on the party registration and logo registration process is available here:
You can also contact us for more information:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone 04 495 0030, 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.