Labour Nominations for Electorates
General Secretary of the New Zealand
– No embargo
April 28th 2014
Nominations for Electorates
for four electorates – East Coast Bays, Selwyn, Tamaki,
Tamaki Makaurau – were scheduled to close at 5pm today.
Two nominations have been received for East Coast Bays,
which will proceed to a selection. The closing date for
Selwyn, Tamaki and Tamaki Makaurau electorates has been
extended for a further week, to 5pm on Monday 5th May
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