Application to register an abbreviation of the party name for MANA Movement

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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:

Abbreviation: MANA

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:

The deadline for comments is 5pm, Monday 27 March 2017.

See more information on the registration of party names here or email enquiries@elections.govt.nz or phone 04 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.