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What if I’ve been taken off the roll?
In most cases where people are removed from the roll it is because they have changed address and have not updated their enrolment details. If we cannot contact a voter by mail to establish that they live at the address at which they are listed, then they will be removed from the roll until they re-enrol at their new address. There are other circumstances that can cause someone to be removed from the roll, including their death or being sentenced to serve a term of imprisonment.
If you are eligible to enrol and vote, you can re-enrol at any time via the methods described above.
I’ve changed address. What should I do?
You need to update your enrolment details every time you change address. If you have lived at your address for one month or more you are eligible to vote in the (new) electorate.
The easiest way to update your enrolment is online at vote.nz.
You can also update your details by filling in an enrolment form. Download a blank enrolment form, call 0800 36 76 56 or text your name and address to 3676 to have one sent to you.