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  1. Video for Electoral Commission promote Māori option in te reo Māori
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    Electoral Commission promote Māori option in te reo Māori

    The Electoral Commission is down at the He Pouwhenua, He Puapua Secondary Schools Kapa Haka National Competition promoting the Māori roll and the General roll using te reo Māori.

  2. Video for Mahuta concerned at Māori roll exodus
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    Mahuta concerned at Māori roll exodus

    Māori MP Nanaia Mahuta is concerned about how many Māori have changed from the Māori roll to the general roll.  With the Māori Electoral Option, held every five years, now at the halfway point there has been a net decrease of nearly 1,500 voters on the Māori roll.

  3. Video for General roll or Māori roll - which one to choose?
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    General roll or Māori roll- which one to choose?

    The 2018 Māori Electoral Option has been launched, giving Māori the opportunity to enroll on the Māori or the general roll. 

  4. Video for Electoral Commission apologises for releasing personal voter details
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    Electoral Commission apologises for releasing personal voter details

    The Electoral Commission has apologised for releasing personal voter details in official documents. The information was mistakenly released following a request to the Commission under the Official Information Act, which sought Māori voter complaints and enquires about their experience at the polling booth.

  5. Video for Voting not a priority for homeless
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    Voting not a priority for homeless

    Over the past few weeks New Zealanders have exercising their democratic right to vote for their preferred government for the next three years. However for some of the country's most impoverished and needy, voting is not a priority. 

  6. Video for Māori teens final vote denied by Electoral Commission
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    Māori teens final vote denied by Electoral Commission

    Concerns have been raised over early votes whereby if a voter passes away before Election Day their votes won't be counted. It follows the death of 19-year-old Mehara Tamaki who cast an early vote which won't be counted in this election.

  7. Video for Advance voting turn-out could reflect worry among voters - Political commentator
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    Advance voting turn-out could reflect worry among voters- Political commentator

    The number of people casting early votes has nearly doubled since the last election, with 350,000 more people taking to the booths than in 2014.

  8. Video for Polling booth staff mislead and confuse Māori voters
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    Polling booth staff mislead and confuse Māori voters

    A Māori politics lecturer and citizenship educator is slamming Electoral Commission staff for confusing and misinforming Māori voters at the polling booth. Massey University's Veronica Tāwhai says this could further contribute to non-voting among Māori and revive previous claims of deliberate sabotage of Māori votes by polling booth staff.

  9. Video for "Māori don't need the Māori seats" - Peters
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    "Māori don't need the Māori seats"- Peters

    Northland MP and NZ First leader in his speech at this year's annual conference to his party's members says "Māori don't need the Māori seats".

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    Shane Jones to stand for NZ First in election

    Former Labour MP Shane Jones will announce that he will be standing in the Whangarei electorate for NZ First at the election.

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