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The Māori Electoral Option runs until 2 august 2018

The Māori Electoral Option 2018

If you’re Māori and 18 or over, it’s time to choose whether you want to be on the Māori Roll or the General Roll. The Māori Electoral Option runs from 3 April to 2 August 2018.

Which roll are you currently on?

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The Māori Electoral Option 2018

This is a chance for anyone who is of Māori descent and eligible to vote to choose which electoral roll they want to be on. Start by telling us your current Electoral status above.

Want to return your signed letter online?

If you received your info pack in the mail and want to change rolls, simply scan or photograph your signed letter and upload here.

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You have an important choice to make

The Māori Electoral Option is a chance for New Zealand Māori to choose to be on the Māori Electoral Roll or the General Electoral Roll. This affects who you get to choose from to represent you in Parliament. It also helps to set the number of Māori and General electorates and the electorate boundaries for the next two elections.

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Changing rolls is easy

There are several ways to make your choice, depending on what’s best for you.

HOW TO CHANGE ROLLS    >

Not sure which roll you’re on?

You can find out by simply checking your enrolment details online.

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OR CALL US

0800 36 76 56

 

 

Not enrolled to vote?

When you first enrol to vote, you get choose whether you want to be on the Māori Roll or the General Roll.

HOW TO ENROL   >

OR CALL US

0800 36 76 56

 

 

History of the Māori vote

Explore the fascinating history of Māori participation in New Zealand’s elections, and see how it has evolved over 150 years to become a distinctive part of how we elect our Parliament.

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Frequently asked questions

Like to know more about the Māori Electoral Option?

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Current Māori and General electorates

Find out more about electorates and and how they're distributed across New Zealand.

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