Governor-General issues writ for the Hamilton West by-election
The next step in the preparations for the Hamilton West by-election has taken place today with the Governor-General issuing the writ for the by-election to be held.
Being a candidate in the Hamilton West by-election
Nominations are now open for candidates wanting to stand in the Hamilton West by-election on 10 December 2022.
Election Access Fund open
A fund to support disabled candidates to participate in parliamentary elections is now open for applications.
New List MP for Labour Party
The Electoral Commission has declared Soraya Peke-Mason to be elected to Parliament from the New Zealand Labour Party list.
Preparations begin for Hamilton West by-election
The Electoral Commission is preparing for a by-election in the Hamilton West electorate on Saturday 10 December.
Registration of DemocracyNZ party and logo
The Electoral Commission has approved the registration of DemocracyNZ and its logo.
Candidate returns for Tauranga by-election released
Candidate returns for the 2022 Tauranga by-election have been published on the Electoral Commission website.
Amendment to the Register of Political Parties
The registration of the New Zealand TEA Party and its logo has been cancelled at the party’s request.
Application to register a political party and logo
The Electoral Commission is considering an application to register the DemocracyNZ party and its logo.