Story: Voting rights

Voting in 2011 general election

Although the percentage of eligible voters who actually vote has been failling it the 2000s, it remains relatively high when compared to other countries. Many of those who take part enjoy it, knowing that this is one of the ways they can have a say. In this footage of election day 2011, a range of people are interviewed after casting their vote.

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Neill Atkinson, 'Voting rights - 20th-century reforms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2020)

Story by Neill Atkinson, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015