The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register an abbreviation of the party name for MANA Movement, a registered political party:
Registration of an abbreviation of a party name is needed for it to appear on a voting paper.
Registration of an abbreviation of a party name may be refused if the name is indecent, offensive, excessively long, likely to cause confusion or mislead electors, contains any reference to a title or honour or similar form of identification.
Anyone who wishes to comment on the abbreviation of the party name may do so in writing to the Electoral Commission at:
- PO Box 3220, Wellington 6140
- fax 04 495 0031
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for comments is 5pm, Monday 27 March 2017.