Our friendly, community librarians have put together everything you need to understand and prepare for the 2020 General Election. These factual and impartial resources and information will help you learn more about New Zealand's voting system (MMP) and support you in making informed choices when casting your vote.
Voting closes on Saturday 17 October at 7pm. There are voting places all over Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, including in many of our libraries and Auckland Council community facilities.
Visit vote.nz to find a voting place that is convenient for you.
Visit any library to access free WiFi or use our public computers to enrol to vote or update your enrollment details online.
We’re also running online workshops and offering one-on-one help in multiple languages over the phone, in-person or online.
Mixed Member Proportional is the voting system we use in New Zealand. Find out how we use MMP to choose who represents us in Parliament.
Learn how to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums, so you're ready when voting starts.
Find out more about the Māori Electoral Option and get the information you need to decide which electoral roll you would like to be on.
Factual, impartial information on the two referendum questions you can vote on during the General Election.
This curated book list offers a rundown of our political climate and parliamentary systems.
Read Heritage et AL blog posts on our unique heritage collections and resources.
Listen to podcasts on the history of democracy in New Zealand on Soundcloud.
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