Should prisoners be allowed to vote? 🔊

Should prisoners be allowed to vote? 🔊

A few days ago Justice Minister Andrew Little announced plans to change the current law on prisoner voting rights in time for the 2020 election, to allow prisoners serving sentences of three years or under to vote. This change comes after a landmark decision by the...
Q+A: Why do so few people vote in local elections?

Q+A: Why do so few people vote in local elections?

Local government elections in New Zealand are fast approaching, but participation in local democracy has been declining for several years. The problem is particularly bad in Auckland where turnout was under forty percent during the last elections in 2016. Lachlan...