Application to register a political party
The Electoral Commission is considering an application to register the Freedoms New Zealand party.
Voting starts in the Hamilton West by-election
Voting gets underway on Monday in the Hamilton West by-election to choose a local member of Parliament.
Changes to the Māori Electoral Option
Planning is underway to provide more opportunity for Māori voters to change roll types following the passing the Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Bill.
Hamilton West by-election candidates and voting places
The Electoral Commission has released the names of the candidates standing in the Hamilton West by-election, along with a list of voting places for when voting starts.
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.