You don't have to be anywhere near NZ to vote in this year's NZ election, any NZ citizen or permanent resident can vote, and you can do it all online or, if you're in HK, at the NZ Society HK electronic polling station on 16 September at Happy Valley Racecourse!
Step One: Enroll!
Do this here: Enroll or check your enrolment to vote
Do it by Friday 18 September
Download the NZ Election Enrol & Vote Brochures:
In English, In Chinese, In Te Reo Maori
Step Two: Get your voting papers
Download your voting papers anytime from Wednesday 2 September (downloadable link will be provided by us closer to that date);
Email to ask for your voting papers to be sent to you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with: Full name; Date of birth; Email and/or phone number; New Zealand address where you are enrolled to vote; and Overseas address where you want your voting papers to be sent in the mail.
Step Three: Send your voting papers in
Upload your voting papers (scans or photos) anytime after 2 September (uploadable link will be provided by us closer to that date); or fax your voting papers to: +64 4 494 2300. Upload or fax your voting papers anytime after you have got them, but by 3pm HK Time Saturday 19 September.
OPTION 2 (the fun one):
Attend the inaugural NZ Society HK electronic polling station for uploading your voting papers on Wednesday 16 September evening at the NZ Pre-Election Races at our Happy Valley Members Box.
Election Day: Saturday 19 September.