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Posts Tagged ‘ voting ’

NZ’s favourite bird competition takes flight

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: The Bird of the year competition has taken off. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



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



Kiwis are getting out to vote in 2017 General Election

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Polling booths are open until 7pm for New Zealanders to cast their ballot



Youth voting problem combatted through photography

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Young photographer takes our youth voting problem into her own hands



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



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



‘Knee-jerk’ prisoner voting law damages society, say advocates

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

A High Court action has thrown the focus on the law which bans prisoners from voting. Campaigners say the law disconnects prisoners from society when they need to be re-connecting, and there will be consequences. TESS NICHOL reports.



Andersen upbeat as Labour licks its wounds

Sep 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

At the Labour Party Wharewaka gathering, candidates reflect on their performance.



WATCH: Voting begins with rain and wind

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

FRANCESCA JAGO and LIZE IMMELMAN report visited the Kelburn School which was one of the Wellington polling stations today.



Election workers gearing up for voting on the big day – and earlier

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

About 18,500 people will be working at more than 2500 places set-up for New Zealanders to vote.



Hundreds turn out for popular Aro election meeting

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Labour’s McAnulty not surprised by undecided voters

Sep 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Door knocking suggests many National and Green voters will give him their electorate vote.



Pokie machines split Hutt council, mayor refuses casting vote

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

One side says getting pokies out of high deprivation areas is the answer, the other says enforcing a sinking lid policy is more important for problem gamblers. AMANDA HERERRA attended this week’s long and passionate debate.



Any questions for your politicians? Ask Away thanks to Meg Howie

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Online political engagement site Ask Away is proving popular with curious young voters.



Gill loses eastern ward seat to Greens’ Sarah Free

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Six new councillors sitting around re-elected Wellington city Mayor Celia Wade-Brown’s table.



Video: Wellington voters turned away in final rush to lodge papers

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections

A woman tossed her papers from a car to a stranger as NewsWire Team watched a frenzied last hour of voting.



Young voters show little interest in election, but they still have opinions

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

A street poll shows concern for liquor licencing, and about candidates not connecting with young.



Celebs spin a web of election controversy on social media

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Opinion

The social media machine went into overdrive. SARAH MACKENZIE wonders whether some were over the edge.



Race matters in more ways than one, as election leadup showed

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Obama was expected to keep the black votes, but some celebrities bucked the trend, writes SARAH MACKENZIE.



Interactive animation inspires New York Times online readers

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Red and blue animation welcomes readers to come up with words that sum up election.



Obama in trouble if football election rules prove correct

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Historic sporting trends show losing teams lead to losing incumbents.



Native American month not enough to affect presidential campaign

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, Most Popular, News

Native American voters are ignored in the election campaigns, as few live in key battleground states.



Digital age catches out presidential campaign porkies

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Democrats appear to let nothing slip, while new Republican Party stances are quickly betrayed. KRISTEN PATERSON reports.



History tells us nature can decide balance of power in US elections

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Could Hurricane Sandy be the key to the US election? KRISTEN PATERSON looks back at the weather’s effect on poll results.



Wellington polling booths spring up in garages, grand spaces

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

As Wellington voters awoke to a fine day, NewsWire’s first shift of reporters and photographers – JENNIFER GILBERT, DANIELLE NORMAN, MOHAMMAD NAZAYER AND KIMBERLEY McCOMBIE – were out to begin our Election Day 2011 coverage.



Election anarchism more than just doing nothing

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Voting gives three year contract from which MPs can’t be sacked.



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.



Hutt candidates face off over train bike ban

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

Greens, Nats disagree on Hutt transport needs.



Voting process confusing for remote voters

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Are Chatham Islanders New Zealand’s most apathetic voters?



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



Politicians still have plenty of poll work to do

Aug 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Election out of mind for many potential voters 100 days out



Incumbent councillors want job again in three Wellington wards

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

But there are plenty of options for voters seeking change. Report by NIKKI PAPATSOUMAS.



MMP referendum to be held in 2011

Oct 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Minister of Justice keeps National election promise.



First time voters pick one above the rest

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

Street interviews show one party sticks out for virgin voters. VIDEO



Immigrant learns too late – he can vote

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

Newcomers to NZ have problems understanding electoral rights.



Rimutaka Marks future of NZ First

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

Ron Mark says Labour has neglected Rimutaka electorate.



First-time voters: Orange Guy worked

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

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



Our analysis: what it would take for a change of government

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Current polling has National sleep-walking to victory, but PAUL McBETH’s analysis shows it will be much closer than you think.