Appendix D: Useful contacts

For information on... Agency Contact

Administration of enrolment and voting services.

We produce a range of resources, in different languages, about enrolling and voting which can be ordered via our website or by email

Purchase of printed rolls

Nominations, parliamentary elections, by-elections and list vacancies

Advice about election rules including advisory opinions on whether material is an election advertisement

Parliamentary electoral boundaries

Electoral Commission Helpline: 0800 36 76 56
National office: 04 495 0030
General enquiries:
Requests for resources:
Requests for roll data:
Requests for advisory opinions:
Electoral Commission websites:
Accessing legislation including the Electoral Act 1993 Parliamentary Counsel Office
Administrative and support services to MPs and funding entitlements for MPs Parliamentary Service

Ph 04 817 9999

How to contact local councils regarding, for example, signage rules Local Government New Zealand

A list of all councils, maps and websites are available at:

Information and complaints regarding advertising Advertising Standards Authority Ph 04 472 7852
Information and complaints regarding broadcasting Broadcasting Standards Authority Ph 0800 366 996
Information and complaints regarding press Press Council
Election year guidance: Information on state servants being candidates State Services Commission


Last updated: 07 April 2017