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2019 Party donations and loans returns

May 5, 2020

The 2019 party returns of donations and loans have been published on the Electoral Commission website

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Kua whakatauhia ngā ingoa rohe pōti me ngā rohenga

Apr 17, 2020

Kua whakatauhia ngā ingoa me ngā rohenga o ngā rohe pōti mō ngā pōtitanga whānui e rua e heke mai nei.

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Electorate names and boundaries finalised

Apr 17, 2020

The names and boundaries of the country’s electorates have been finalised for the next two general elections.


Changes at the 2020 election

Mar 5, 2020

The Electoral Amendment Act passed by Parliament introduces a number of changes for the 2020 General Election.

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Enrol to vote during O-Week

Feb 19, 2020

Younger voters are being encouraged to take time now to make sure they are enrolled and ready to vote in…


Statement on donations enquiries

Feb 10, 2020

The Electoral Commission has made enquiries into issues raised regarding the New Zealand First Party and the New Zealand First Foundation and their compliance with the requirements for donations and loans.


Substitute party logo for TOP

Feb 5, 2020

The Electoral Commission has approved a substitute party logo for The Opportunities Party (TOP).


Broadcasting Allocation 2020 – Invitation to Political Parties

Feb 3, 2020

The Electoral Commission invites political parties that consider themselves eligible for an allocation of broadcasting money for the 2020 General Election to give written notice to the Commission by 5pm, Friday 28 February 2020.

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Counter-objections released on proposed boundaries

Jan 29, 2020

Written submissions have now closed on the proposed electorates for the next two elections with a total of 438 received.

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