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Have you received your Māori Electoral Option pack? | Media releases

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Have you received your Māori Electoral Option pack? | Media releases

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have you received your Māori Electoral Option pack? | Media releases Māori voters should have received an information pack in the mail by now about the 2018 Māori Electoral Option. Packs have been sent to 477,141 enrolled voters who have identified themselves as being of Māori descent, giving […]

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Kua whiwhi koe i tō mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori? | Media releases

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kua whiwhi koe i tō mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori? | Media releases

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kua whiwhi koe i tō mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori? | Media releases Ko te tikanga kua whiwhi ngā kaipōti Māori i tētahi mōkī mōhiohio i roto i te mēra mō te Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori 2018. Kua tukuna atu ngā mōkī ki ngā kaipōti rēhita i kī he uri […]

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Electoral Commission preparing for Northcote by-election | Media releases

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Electoral Commission preparing for Northcote by-election | Media releases

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Electoral Commission preparing for Northcote by-election | Media releases The Electoral Commission has begun preparations for a by-election in the Northcote electorate on Saturday 9 June. “Voters in the Northcote general electorate will be choosing a new local Member of Parliament,” says Anita Balakrishnan, National Manager of Voting […]

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Kei rō mēra ngā mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori | Media releases

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kei rō mēra ngā mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Kei rō mēra ngā mōkī Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori | Media releases Ka tukuna atu ngā mōkī mōhiohio ki ngā kaipōti Māori 477,000 hei tēnei wiki i te tīmatanga o te Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori 2018. Ka tū taua Kōwhiringa mai i te 3 o Paengawhāwhā ki te […]

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Māori Electoral Option packs in the mail | Media releases

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Māori Electoral Option packs in the mail | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Electoral Option packs in the mail | Media releases Information packs will be sent to 477,000 Māori voters this week as the 2018 Māori Electoral Option gets underway. The Option runs from 3 April to 2 August and is when Māori voters can choose to […]

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Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori – koinei tō wā ki te kōwhiri | Media releases

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori – koinei tō wā ki te kōwhiri | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori – koinei tō wā ki te kōwhiri | Media releases Ka tīmata te Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori 2018 ā tērā marama, e whai wāhi ai ngā kaipōti Māori ki te kōwhiri i waenga i te rārangi Māori, rārangi Whānui rānei. Ka tū te Kōwhiringa […]

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Māori Electoral Option – now is your time to choose | Media releases

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Māori Electoral Option – now is your time to choose | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Electoral Option – now is your time to choose | Media releases The 2018 Māori Electoral Option starts next month, giving Māori voters the chance to choose between being on the Māori roll or the general roll. The Option will run from 3 April to […]

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Amendments to the Register of Political Parties – 28 February 2018 | News items

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Amendments to the Register of Political Parties – 28 February 2018 | News items

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Amendments to the Register of Political Parties – 28 February 2018 | News items Pursuant to Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993, the Electoral Commission determined on 28 February 218 to cancel the registration of BAN1080 and its logo at the party’s request. Pursuant to Part 4 […]

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Dual vote referrals to the Police for 2017 General Election | News items

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Dual vote referrals to the Police for 2017 General Election | News items

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dual vote referrals to the Police for 2017 General Election | News items The Electoral Commission has referred 37 individuals to the Police who appear to have voted more than once at the 2017 General Election. Dual voting is an offence under section 215 of the Electoral Act […]

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Candidate and Third Party Returns | News items

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Candidate and Third Party Returns | News items

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Candidate and Third Party Returns | News items Candidate and third party returns for the 2017 General Election have been published on the Electoral Commission website. The returns from electorate candidates set out their election expenses and donations.  A summary of the returns, and the individual returns, can […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Elections, Electoral Commission, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics, Youth  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ Dr Bryce Edwards. In the lead-up to this year’s election there was conflict amongst political pundits and activists about whether a “youthquake” was set to rattle the foundations of the status quo. And the debate has been reignited with the Electoral Commission releasing contentious data this […]

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Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases The turnout of voters at the 2017 General Election was up on 2014 across all age groups, with a 6.5% increase for younger voters. Overall turnout as a percentage of enrolled electors was 79.8%, the highest turnout since […]

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Election turnout up for all age groups

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Election turnout up for all age groups

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Election turnout up for all age groups The turnout of voters at the 2017 General Election was up on 2014 across all age groups, with a 6.5% increase for younger voters. Overall turnout as a percentage of enrolled electors was 79.8%, the highest turnout since 2005 […]

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Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items On 11 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred Television New Zealand to Police in response to complaints about the rebroadcasting of the Te Karere programme on Election Day.  In the Electoral Commission’s view, the […]

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Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, News items, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 On 11 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred Television New Zealand to Police in response to complaints about the rebroadcasting of the Te Karere programme on Election Day.  In the Electoral Commission’s view, the programme contained statements likely […]

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2017 General Election writ returned

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 2017 General Election writ returned

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 General Election writ returned The Electoral Commission has returned the writ for the 2017 General Election marking the end of the formal election process. The writ was issued by the Governor-General on 23 August and directed the Electoral Commission to conduct the election.  It has […]

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New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2017 General Election. Main points: The number of seats in Parliament will be 120. The National Party has 56 seats compared with 58 on election night.   The […]

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Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items On 2 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred four incidents to Police in response to complaints about social media content on election day.  Two of the incidents concerned the Communications Director for a political […]

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Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 2017 General Election. Party                PartyVotes %Votes ElectorateSeats ListSeats TotalSeats National Party 998,813 46.0 41 17 58 Labour Party 776,556 35.8 29 16 45 New Zealand […]

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Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 2017 General Election. Party                PartyVotes %Votes ElectorateSeats ListSeats TotalSeats National Party 998,813 46.0 41 17 58 Labour Party 776,556 35.8 29 16 45 New Zealand First Party 162,988 7.5 […]

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