In the 52nd New Zealand Parliament there are five parliamentary parties represented by 120 MPs. These MPs represent 64 general electorate seats and seven Māori electorates. The other 49 MPs are selected from the party lists.
Parliament's decisions affect all New Zealanders. Have your say and influence the laws passed by Parliament. You can get involved by voting in elections, contacting an MP, making a submission or petitioning Parliament.
In an election year, a number of significant events alter the day to day workings of Parliament. This timeline outlines key dates before and after the election, explains what happens at each stage of the electoral process and includes links to more information.
Check out this timeline for the key dates before and after the election
Source: Office of the Clerk
Check out this interactive timeline for an outline of key dates before and after the election. It contains useful summaries of what happens at each stage of the process and provides links to further information.
If you would like to print a poster version of the timeline, a PDF is available in the related links.
Check out the Election 2020 timeline
Note: The below document(s) are provided as an Adobe PDF (PortableDocument Format) file. you can download a free viewer for PDF files from Adobe's web site.