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Posts Tagged ‘ electoral commission ’

Māori voters to choose their roll over the coming months

Apr 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Māori electoral option determines which electoral roll they’ll be on for the next two General Elections



Electoral Commission doesn’t think its leg shaving ad is sexist

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

LISTEN: Body image issues have been raised about an advert published in The University of Canterbury’s student magazine Canta which depicts two legs in a bathtub with a tick box for two options: to shave legs or wear jeans. SAPEER MAYRON reports.



WATCH: Advance voting gets underway

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Electoral Commission opens 485 advance voting booths around the country



Have you enrolled to vote?

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Young people committed to bringing about change in the 2014 election, campaign to boost enrollments.



Advance referendum votes opt to keep MMP

Nov 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Around 54% show support, with 94.9% of advance votes counted.



Sign language DVD aims to help the deaf to vote

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Electoral Commissions makes video for deaf and hearing-impaired voters.



Facebook comment risky business on election day

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The Electoral Commission is warning people using social media they could be fined up to $20,000 if they post anything on polling day that influences voters.

Most non-media people are unaware of the risk, according to a NewsWire survey. TESSA JOHNSTONE and RODNEY BROWN report.



Referendum street poll: Voters have no idea

Nov 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

People show little knowledge of this year’s election referendum.



Bland policies push youth away from voting

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Politics academic sees nothing radical and meaningful



Hey Kiwi helps Kiwi voters and musicians

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Thousands score free music when they check enrolment.



Voters just kidding, but it’s all about education

Oct 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Enrolments in Kids Voting election programme breaks records.



New online toolkit for vote system referendum

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Education campaign to help make choice clearer for kiwis



Why local body elections aren’t occupying our minds

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Ministry of Social Development data shows local government voting is on the decline, with less than half of those enrolled bothering to vote, reports ANNA MATHIESON.



Bloggers safe to blog on politics, but bumper stickers come off

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Most media – from the humble sticker to the daily newspaper – are restricted on what they can publish or broadcast on Election Day, reports LUKE APPLEBY.



Frankly my dears, Oliver doesn’t give a damn

Nov 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Prime Minister’s last interview on TV was technically illegal.



The right to vote: ‘I’ll drink to that’

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The election is a good reason for a shindig, says Vote Party.



Need for privacy denies some the vote

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

SOME don’t enrol because they fear being on a public record.



First-time voters: Orange Guy worked

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

VIDEO: Panel of new voters talks about Electoral Commission campaign.



How Maori have gained real electoral power – and what it means

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Four years after forming, the Maori Party could decide how our next government is formed. HINANO ANDREWS looks at its history.



Election officials praise NewsWire poll

Oct 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Features

NewsWire has won an orange halo award for party vote poll.