Registrations approved: New Zealand Pacific Party was registered today by the Electoral Commission, along with a logo for The Kiwi Party, and "The ACT Party" as an abbreviation for ACT New Zealand.
The Electoral Commission's allocation of funds and time for broadcast election advertising by parties takes significant steps next week with the hearing and consideration of parties' submissions on the process.
The Electoral Commission is considering applications made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following political party logos: The Alliance, Democrats for social credit, New Zealand Liberal Party, The Family Party.
At its meeting on 2 April the Electoral Commission considered the application from Andrew Little to list the Engineering, Printing & Manufacturing Union (EPMU) as a third party and the objection to such a listing from David Farrar.
The Electoral Commission today registered: New or amended party logos, which may be used on ballot papers, for: The Alliance, Democrats for social credit, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, The Family Party, New Zealand Liberal Party (an unregistered political party).
The Electoral Commission met this afternoon (2 Apr '08) to consider a range of matters raised with it under the Electoral Finance Act.