See how much money we allocated to parties for broadcast advertising during the 2017 General Election.
Parliament gave us $4,145,750 (including GST) to allocate to registered parties.
Learn more about how parties can use the broadcasting allocation
You can download our full decision at the bottom of this page. The decision includes information on how we allocated the money.
This table shows how much money we allocated to each eligible party.
|Political Party||Allocation (inclusive of GST)|
|The New Zealand National Party||$1,285,825|
|New Zealand Labour Party||$1,036,956|
|The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand||$497,739|
|New Zealand First Party||$394,043|
|ACT New Zealand||$93,326|
|United Future New Zealand||$93,326|
|Conservative Party of New Zealand||$51,848|
|Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party||$41,478|
|New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit||$41,478|
|The Opportunities Party (TOP)||$41,478|
|Coalition for Common Good*||$37,330|
|New Zealand Outdoors Party*||$37,330|
|The Expatriate Party of New Zealand*||$37,330|
|New Zealand Independent Parliament*||$37,330|
|Total available||$ 4,145,750 incl GST|
We released a variation of our original broadcasting allocation decision on 23 August 2017. The variation disqualified the following parties from getting an allocation because they weren’t registered as political parties by 22 August 2017:
- The Universal Party
- Coalition for the Common Good
- Alliance Party
- The Expatriate Party of New Zealand
- New Zealand Independent Parliament.