Voting in an election
Voting gives you a say on the people and political parties who will represent you in Parliament.
Voting in a general election
NZ general elections happen every 3 years. In a general election you vote for a political party and a candidate you want to represent the area you live in (called your electorate). You must be enrolled to be able to vote.
How to vote
Find out when and where you vote‚ and what you need to do before you vote.
Other types of voting include:
Voting from overseas
Find out if you are eligible and how to vote from overseas.