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Registration of DemocracyNZ party and logo

Oct 13, 2022

The Electoral Commission has approved the registration of DemocracyNZ and its logo.


Candidate returns for Tauranga by-election released

Sep 29, 2022

Candidate returns for the 2022 Tauranga by-election have been published on the Electoral Commission website.


Amendment to the Register of Political Parties

Sep 21, 2022

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

Aug 31, 2022

The Electoral Commission is considering an application to register the DemocracyNZ party and its logo.

Media release

Enrol now to make voting easy

Aug 1, 2022

The Electoral Commission is urging people to get a move on and enrol now to make voting easy in the October local body elections.


New list MP for Labour Party

Jul 25, 2022

The Electoral Commission has declared Dan Rosewarne to be elected to Parliament from the New Zealand Labour Party list.

Media release

Consultation opens on Election Access Fund

Jul 19, 2022

The establishment of a fund to support disabled people participating in parliamentary elections is a step closer with consultation now open on the Election Access Fund.


Referral to Police

Jul 18, 2022

The Electoral Commission has referred to the Police a matter involving the election expenses and donations of a candidate at the 2020 General Election.


Text message from the Electoral Commission

Jul 12, 2022

The Electoral Commission is sending text messages to people whose addresses are out of date on the electoral roll.

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