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Covering Elections - A Guide for Journalists

Jul 5, 2005

Edited by Colin James, a senior political journalist and commentator, and published by the New Zealand Journalists Training Organisation (JTO) with the support of the Electoral Commission.

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Not enough voters clear on MMP essentials - survey

Jun 30, 2005

Despite the majority thinking MMP is easy to understand, less than a fifth of potential voters in the looming general election can correctly recall two critical pieces of MMP knowledge.

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Young NZers swamp the numbers of people not enrolled to vote

Jun 24, 2005

New figures out today reveal that four out of every ten Kiwis not enrolled to vote are aged between 18 and 24 years.

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$30,000 election teaching awards announced

Jun 20, 2005

The Electoral Commission has launched teaching awards backed by a $30,000 prize pool for teachers making use of the general election as the basis of classroom study.

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All Blacks take time out to enrol to vote

Jun 17, 2005

Two of the country's All Blacks preparing for the DHL NZ Lions Series enrolled today for the 2005 General Election.

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Last Chance to Get on Preliminary Electoral Rolls

Jun 10, 2005

A quarter of a million New Zealanders only have a week left to get on the preliminary electoral rolls prepared in the lead up to this year's General Election.

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Electoral Enrolment Centre educational workshops for Kiwi Asians

Jun 9, 2005

The Electoral Enrolment Centre is ramping up its efforts to get eligible Asian migrants enrolled to vote - with new national and community based activities specifically targeted to promote enrolling to vote among Asian communities.

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Tens of thousands of New Zealanders 'missing' from electoral rolls

May 31, 2005

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders have had their details removed from the electoral rolls for this year's General Election - and their vote won't count unless they re-enrol.

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