2017 Variation Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

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The Electoral Commission has released its variation decision on the amount of money allocated to political parties for the broadcasting of election programmes for the 2017 General Election.

The Commission’s decision is summarised below.  

Variation of Broadcasting Allocation Decision for the 2017 General Election

   

Original Decision

Variation

 

Political Party

Amount

%

Amount

%

Parties eligible for share of

broadcasting allocation

The New Zealand National Party

$

1,285,825

31.02%

$

1,370,860

33.07%

New Zealand Labour Party

$

1,036,956

25.01%

$

1,105,533

26.67%

The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand

$

497,739

12.01%

$

530,656

12.80%

New Zealand First Party

$

394,043

9.50%

$

420,102

10.13%

Māori Party

$

124,435

3.00%

$

132,664

3.20%

ACT New Zealand

$

93,326

2.25%

$

99,498

2.40%

United Future New Zealand

$

93,326

2.25%

$

99,498

2.40%

Conservative Party of New Zealand

$

51,848

1.25%

$

55,277

1.33%

Internet Party

$

51,848

1.25%

$

55,277

1.33%

MANA Movement

$

51,848

1.25%

$

55,277

1.33%

Ban1080

$

41,478

1.00%

$

44,221

1.07%

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

$

41,478

1.00%

$

44,221

1.07%

New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit

$

41,478

1.00%

$

44,221

1.07%

The Opportunities Party (TOP)

$

41,478

1.00%

$

44,221

1.07%

NZ Outdoors Party

$

37,330

0.90%

$

44,221

1.07%

Parties not eligible

for allocation

Universal Party

$

37,330

0.90%

 

GOdsownNZ

$

37,330

0.90%

1Law4All

$

37,330

0.90%

Coalition for Common Good

$

37,330

0.90%

Alliance Party

$

37,330

0.90%

The Expatriate Party of New Zealand

$

37,330

0.90%

New Zealand Independent Parliament

$

37,330

0.90%

 

TOTAL (inclusive of GST)

$

4,145,746

100.00%

$

4,145,746

100.00%

The Electoral Commission's full variation written decision and 26 May 2017 decision are available for download at www.elections.org.nz.