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2023 Variation to Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

Aug 1, 2023

The Electoral Commission has varied the amount of money allocated to parties in its Broadcasting Allocation Decision of 12 May 2023, due to a significant change in the relationship between eligible parties.


Application to Register Political Party and Logo

Jul 31, 2023

The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the Animal Justice Party.


Application to change party name and logo

Jul 26, 2023

The Electoral Commission is considering an application to change the name of the ONE Party and its logo.

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Māori Electoral Option closed for election

Jul 25, 2023

Thousands of Māori voters have taken the opportunity to change electoral rolls or update their details before this year’s general election.


Change to Te Pāti Māori party name

Jul 19, 2023

The Electoral Commission has approved an application to register a new party name for Te Pāti Māori (previously the Māori Party).

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Be part of the 2023 General Election team

Jul 18, 2023

Recruitment is underway for the 2023 General Election.


Guide to election complaints

Jul 5, 2023

In the lead up to the 14 October 2023 General Election, public are reminded of the free complaints process available to support a fair and democratic election.

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Time running out to change rolls

Jun 26, 2023

Time is running out for Māori voters to choose which electoral roll they want to be on for this year’s general election – the Māori roll or the general roll.

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Ko te pau haere te wā whakawhiti rārangi

Jun 26, 2023

Ko te pau haere te wā e kōwhiri ai ngā kaipōti Māori i ngā rārangi pōti e hiahia rā rātau mō te pōtitanga ā-motu o tēnei tau – ko te rārangi pōti Māori, ko te rārangi pōti whānui rānei.

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