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Allocation Of Election Broadcasting Funds

19 June 2002

The Electoral Commission today announced its allocations of election broadcasting time and funds to political parties for next month’s general election.

In making the announcement the Commission noted that the $2.081 million (including GST) provided for allocation had not changed since the 1990 election.

Parties are not permitted to spend their own funds in buying broadcasting time

The two biggest parties, the New Zealand Labour Party and the New Zealand National Party, will equally share more than half of the money to be allocated.

In total,14 parties will receive an allocation of money for broadcasting election programmes on radio and television. Some also receive free time for opening and closing addresses on TVNZ and Radio New Zealand.

Parties are allowed to broadcast their election programmes between Writ Day (25 June) and midnight on 26 July (the day before Election Day).

The individual allocations are as follows:


ELECTORAL COMMISSION

2002 GENERAL ELECTION

Allocations to political parties of money for all or part of the costs of broadcasting election programmes and of free time for opening and closing addresses on Television One and National Radio


Order of opening and closing addresses

The order of the opening addresses will be as follows:

Friday 28 June (TVNZ: between 7.30pm and 8.30pm; RNZ: between 8.05pm and 9pm)

New Zealand Labour Party
The New Zealand National Party
The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand
New Zealand First
ACT New Zealand

Saturday 29 June (TVNZ: between 7pm and 7.30pm; RNZ: between 7.05 and 7.30pm)

The Alliance
Christian Heritage Party
United Future New Zealand
Outdoor Recreation New Zealand
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

The order of the closing addresses will be as follows:

Friday 26 July (TVNZ: between 7.30pm and 8pm; RNZ: between 8.05pm and 8.30pm)
The New Zealand National Party
New Zealand Labour Party
ACT New Zealand
New Zealand First
The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand
The Alliance
United Future New Zealand
Christian Heritage Party
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party
Outdoor Recreation New Zealand

TVNZ will broadcast non-political advertising between blocks of opening addresses and between blocks of closing addresses.

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