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Māori Electoral Option about to begin

Mar 27, 2006

All Māori eligible to enrol to vote are about to get the chance to choose whether to be enrolled on the General Electoral Roll or the Māori Electoral Roll.

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Māori Electoral Option starts in April 2006

Mar 14, 2006

In the lead up to the start of the 2006 Maori Electoral Option in April, the Electoral Enrolment Centre is working in the community to raise awareness of what the Option is and how to take part.

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National Front logo registered to appear on ballot papers

Feb 9, 2006

The Electoral Commission has today (9 February 2006) registered the logo of the New Zealand National Front, an unregistered political party.

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Election expenses - Labour referred to police & parties slammed for lateness

Feb 9, 2006

The Electoral Commission is referring the New Zealand Labour Party to the police as it believes the party has overspent its election expense limit and committed an offence under the Electoral Act.

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Voters report high level of satisfaction with service at 2005 general election

Jan 16, 2006

Post-election surveys of voter experience of the 2005 general election show a high level of satisfaction with the service received.

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2006 Māori Electoral Option - Tenders open for Kanohi Ki Te Kanohi campaign

Dec 9, 2005

Tenders are now being called for the kanohi ki te kanohi (face-to-face) information and enrolment campaign to support the 2006 Māori Electoral Option.

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Suspected election broadcasting offences referred to police

Dec 6, 2005

The Electoral Commission has referred three suspected offences under election broadcasting law to the New Zealand Police for investigation, with a fourth apparent breach currently being researched.

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2005

Nov 18, 2005

The Electoral Commission's briefing to the incoming minister discusses areas of concern and external factors covering: a problematic structure of electoral administration, the importance of independence in electoral administration, tightness of timing for any law changes, declining electoral participation, and an inadequate research base.

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New list MP for Green Party

Nov 14, 2005

The Chief Electoral Officer has today declared NANDOR STEVEN TANCZOS to be elected to Parliament from the Green Party list.

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