Registrations, consideration of late returns
Electoral Commission registration decisions and
consideration of late donation returns
At its meeting of
19 May 2008, the commission made the following
New World Order, abbreviation N W O, was
A logo for No Commercial Airport at Whenuapai
Airbase was registered.
Two unions with some affiliation
to the Labour Party have applied to list as a third party.
Their applications will not be considered until the current
court case relating to the listing of the EPMU has been
Further information is being sought before any
decision is made about referral to the police of parties
that were late with their donation returns.
commissions next regular meeting is scheduled for 12
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>