The new regulations announced this week will also allow same-day registration and voting.
One in five eligible people did not vote in the 2017 election which saw Labour’s Jacinda Ardern elected.
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“Putting ballot boxes in supermarkets and malls will make it easier for people to vote,” said Little.
“It’s important that ballot boxes are placed where people are going about their normal business and can therefore accommodate voting more easily into their busy lives,”.
“They have cherry-picked those recommendations from the electoral commission which support the coalition [government],” said National’s electoral issues spokesman Nick Smith.
“We’re wanting high levels of participation in our elections but we’re also wanting integrity in the vote. »