Application to change party name and 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: ONE Party
New Party Name: NewZeal
Applicant: Dolly O’Sullivan, 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
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for comments is 5pm, Wednesday 9 August 2023
For more information on the party registration and logo registration process see the rules for starting a political party on our website here, email email@example.com or phone 04 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.