Electoral Commission issues reminder on broadcasting complaints procedures
The Electoral Commission is reminding iwi radio stations, political parties and listeners to follow complaints procedures and requirements set out under broadcasting law concerning election advertising.
Overseas voting begins for New Zealand general election
Kiwis who are overseas can cast their vote in New Zealand's general election from today, Wednesday 31 August 2005.
Check Enrolment details in Black and White
From tomorrow (31 August), the 2.812 million Kiwis who enrolled in time will be able to check their details on the printed electoral rolls that will be used on election day.
Advance voting begins 31 August
Advance voting starts Wednesday 31 August for people who can't get to a polling place in their electorate on election day, 17 September.
Election advertising funds re-jigged as new parties fail to stand lists
Minor parties have received a small boost in their broadcast election advertising allocation from the Electoral Commission.
More political parties seeking party vote
Nineteen registered political parties are seeking the party vote in the 2005 general election, the Chief Electoral Officer David Henry announced today.
94 percent of voters enrolled to vote in 2005 election
New figures out today show 94 percent of eligible voters have enrolled to vote for the 2005 general election.
Governor-General directs general election for 17 September
The Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright today signed the writ directing the Chief Electoral Officer to conduct a general election on 17 September.
When and where to vote in the 2005 general election
Advance voting for people unable to get to a polling place on election day opens on Wednesday 31 August.