New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America

Voting in New Zealand Elections

To vote in the election you must be eligible and enrolled. To enrol you must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen and have visited New Zealand within the last three years, or
  • a permanent resident of New Zealand and have visited New Zealand in the past 12 months.

Check your enrolment details or enrol online on the Elections New Zealand website.

More information about voting from overseas is available on the Elections New Zealand website.

Of interest

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

United Nations Handbook 2013-14

United Nations Handbook
2013-14

The UN
Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

The New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014. Read more