Application to register substitute political party logos

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The Electoral Commission is considering applications made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following substitute political party logos for the Māori Party, New Zealand First Party, The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand and The New Zealand National Party:

Registration of a substitute logo is needed for the logo to appear on a voting paper.

Registration of a substitute party logo may be refused if the logo is indecent, offensive, likely to cause confusion or mislead electors, or contains any reference to a title or honour or similar form of identification, or infringes an intellectual property right.

Anyone who wishes to comment on the substitute party logos may do so in writing to the Electoral Commission at:

The deadline for comments is 5pm, 7 June 2017.

For more information on the party logo registration process is available here or email enquiries@elections.govt.nz or phone 04 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.