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2007 Representation Commission final electorate boundaries - questions and answers

Sept 25, 2007

How do the final electorate boundaries differ from the proposed electorate boundaries released in May 2007?

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New Electorate Boundaries Finalised

Sept 25, 2007

New boundaries for the country’s 63 general and seven Māori electorates have been finalised – with a completely new electorate named Botany created in Auckland.


Three parties less chasing party vote

Sept 5, 2007

New Zealand Family Rights Protection Party, OUTDOOR RECREATION NZ, and Te Tawharau have each been removed at the party's request from the Electoral Commission's register of political parties able to contest the party vote at general elections.

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Last chance to get local elections voting documents in the mail

Aug 20, 2007

Time runs out this week for people to ensure they get voting documents for the 2007 local elections in the mail.

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More people removed from electoral roll in a month than married and divorced in two years

Aug 6, 2007

“The Electoral Enrolment Centre has removed more people from the electoral roll in the last month than the total number of people who married and divorced in the past two years*,” says Murray Wicks, National Manager of the Electoral Enrolment Centre.

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Shortland Street actor spreads enrol to vote message to students

Aug 2, 2007

Shortland Street Actor Adam Rickitt has joined the drive to get young people enrolled to vote for this year’s local elections – staking out Auckland University Campus signing people up to enrol.


Registration of substitute political party logo

Jul 26, 2007

Pursuant to Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993, the Electoral Commission resolved on 13 July 2007 to register this substitute logo for Direct Democracy Party.

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Got your enrolment update pack in the mail?

Jul 11, 2007

If the answer is no – then you are not correctly enrolled to vote for this year’s local elections and you need to enrol now.

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Kiwi love affair with property hits electoral system

Jul 8, 2007

The Kiwi love affair with property is about to hit our electoral system as the Electoral Enrolment Centre embarks on a campaign to get people enrolled for this year’s local elections.

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