Our Leaders this fortnight: One Party Democracy and Climate Change

    One-Party majority incompatible with democracy General Election 2020 made a start in New Zealand on September 30, 2020 with Early Voting. The final polling date, at which a majority of New Zealanders will exercise their franchise, is set for Saturday, October 17, 2020. We hope that all those eligible to vote, the South Asian communities in particular, will…

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Overseas voting for Election 2020 commences

Supplied Content Auckland, October 1, 2020 Voters who are overseas will be able to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums with the commencement of this facility from Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Electoral Commission Chief Electoral Officer Alicia Wright said that about 67,000 New Zealand voters are enrolled at an overseas address. Overseas voters can vote from now until…

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Election 2020 lacks lustre and it is showing

              “No Innovative Strategy from Party Leaders,” says Peter Dunne (Jacinda Ardern, Winston  Peters, Judith Collins and David Seymour (RNZ Photo) As this year’s election campaign got underway the Prime Minister described it as the ‘Covid-19 Election.’ Her subliminal hope was obviously that voters would take the opportunity to reward the government, and the…

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