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Application to register a political party

Nov 28, 2022 | News

The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following political party:

Party name: Freedoms New Zealand
Abbreviation: Freedoms NZ
Applicant: Jennifer Marshall, Party Secretary

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.   

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

  • PO Box 3220, Wellington 6140
  • email  

The deadline for comments is 5pm, Friday 9 December 2022.

More information on the party registration process is available at You can also email or phone 04 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.

Freedoms NZ also intends to register a logo. Please note that logo applications cannot be processed until after the return of the writ for the Hamilton West by-election (17 January 2023).

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