More links and websites
The website of the New Zealand Electoral Commission provides information about voting and the history of elections in New Zealand.
What is a referendum?
The website of the New Zealand Electoral Commission explains the referendum process.
The road to MMP
This section of the NZHistory website looks at New Zealand’s change from first-past-the-post to a mixed-member proportional (MMP) electoral system.
More suggestions and sources
Atkinson, Neill. Adventures in democracy: a history of the vote in New Zealand. Dunedin: University of Otago Press in association with the Electoral Commission, 2003.
McRobie, Alan, ed. Taking it to the people: the New Zealand electoral referendum debate. Christchurch: Hazard Press, 1993.