See how much money we allocated to parties for broadcast advertising during the 2020 General Election.
Parliament gave us $3,605,000 plus GST ($4,145, 750 incl 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||Original Allocation (inclusive of GST)||Varied Allocation (inclusive of GST)|
|Parties eligible for share of broadcasting allocation
|The New Zealand National Party||$1,285,182||$1,335,255|
|New Zealand Labour Party||$1,202,267||$1,249,111|
|The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand||$310,931||$323,046|
|New Zealand First Party||$310,931||$323,046|
|ACT New Zealand||$145,101||$150,755|
|The Opportunities Party (TOP)||$145,101||$150,755|
|Advance New Zealand Party||$62,186||$64,609|
|Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party||$62,186||$64,609|
|New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit||$51,821||$53,840|
|NZ Outdoors Party||$51,821||$53,840|
|Sustainable New Zealand Party||$51,821||$53,840|
|Vision New Zealand||$51,821||$53,840|
|Parties not eligible for allocation
|Direct Democracy New Zealand||$41,457|
To be eligible for an allocation, parties must:
- have given notice to the Commission by 28 February 2020.
- must have registered by the date of dissolution of Parliament on 6 September.
- must have submited a party list by noon on 17 September.
Parties that did not fulfil all these requirements were not eligible to receive an allocation.