Media & news Te hunga pāpāho me ngā rongo kōrero

Media release

Young people don't care about voting: Yeah right!

May 12, 2005

Young New Zealanders are putting their hands up to be counted at this year's General Election, if new figures are anything to go by.

Media release

Have you missed out on crucial enrol to vote information?

May 5, 2005

The Electoral Enrolment Centre is making a plea to New Zealanders to check whether they have received an Enrolment Update Pack - because it could make the difference between whether they can or can't vote at this year's General Election.

Media release

Ready to vote at this year's general election?

May 1, 2005

The countdown to this year's general election has started at the Electoral Enrolment Centre as it urges every eligible New Zealander to check whether they're ready to vote.

Media release

Electoral enrolment update campaign gets underway

May 1, 2005

Prime Minister Helen Clark today attended the launch of the Electoral Enrolment Centre's campaign to encourage people to enrol for this year's general election.


Applications to register logos & a party

Apr 30, 2005

Applications to register political party logos The Electoral Commission has received two applications to register a political party logo under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993.

Media release

Election broadcasting allocations announced

Apr 18, 2005

The Electoral Commission has released its unanimous decision for the allocation of broadcasting time and advertising funds to eligible registered political parties contesting the general election.


Party and logo registration decisions announced

Apr 15, 2005

The Electoral Commission resolved on 14 April 2005 to register: 99 MP Party, allowing it to contest the party vote at a general election a party logo for the New Zealand Family Rights Protection Party a substitute logo for UNITED FUTURE New Zealand (that reflects the party's association with OUTDOOR RECREATION NZ).


New list MP for Labour Party

Apr 4, 2005

The Chief Electoral Officer has declared LESLEY SOPER from Invercargill to be elected to Parliament from the Labour Party's list.

Media release

23 parties claim election broadcasting share

Mar 15, 2005

Twenty-three political parties planning to contest the general election are claiming eligibility to be considered for a share of $3.212 million in broadcast election advertising funds, as well as 102 free minutes available for opening and closing addresses on each of Television New Zealand and National Radio.

Media enquiries

Back to top