New Zealand general election

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  • Choose Two Parties In This Year's General Election In New Zealand

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    1. Choose two parties that are standing candidates in this year’s general election in New Zealand. Describe the policies on the environment that these parties are taking to the election. The Green and Labour are two of the 16 registered parties for the 2017 election in New Zealand. Each party is promoting its own set of policies to address environmental issues in the country, focusing on water quality and its ownership, air quality, conservation of natural resources and wildlife; and prevention

  • Essay On Poor Labour

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    oxygen, a political fish all but pinched from the water by the pragmatism of National and the dynamism of the Greens. Following the resignation of previous leader Andrew Little, the Labour caucus voted Jacinda Ardern, 37, to pilot the party into an election which is now only six weeks away. A succession of humiliatingly low poll results released over the previous couple of weeks only confirmed what has been obvious to me for some time: that Little failed to take off. He suffered tragic engine failure

  • Ambh500 Business Heritage, Culture and Sustainability Research Report on the Contribution of Recent Asian Immigrant from 1980s to Present to New Zealand’s Contemporary Business Environment.

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    to New Zealand’s Contemporary Business Environment. Date: (date you printed the assignment) For: John O’Sullivan Chinese new Zealander-Pansy Wong: Pansy Wong, 53-year-old ethnic Chinese Member of Parliament (MP), was appointed Minister for Ethnic Affairs and Minister of Women's Affairs in the new-look cabinet in New Zealand. New Zealand educated, and a speaker of English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghaies, she is able to mediate between people of different cultural backgrounds in New Zealand

  • Youth Participation In New Zealand

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    Low youth participation in New Zealand’s political system has become a leading policy problem as enrolment rates have fallen over the last three general elections in younger age groups. This trend highlights the challenge our government must confront to ensure a fair representation of the total population in political decision making. Only through the implementation of youth engagement strategies may New Zealand’s government increase future political youth involvement. This essay will examine the

  • Why Declining Voter Turnout On New Zealand Matters

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    Why Declining Voter Turnout in New Zealand Matters Voter turnout is defined as “the total number of voters who participated” and in this particular instance, in a general election in New Zealand. Voter turnout has steadily been declining in New Zealand. During World War II voter turnout exceeded 90%, and has been on a steady decline since the 1960’s. In recent general elections, turnout has been the lowest in recent history with the 2011 election being notable for it’s low voter turnout of just

  • The Differences and Similarities in Ancient Athenian Democracy and Modern New Zealand Democracy.

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    Athenian Democracy and Modern New Zealand democracies This essay will explain the themes and patterns of ancient Athenian democracy and modern New Zealand democracy, their similarities and differences, cultural expectations and codes of behaviour. Greek civilizations thrived for almost 1300 years ago. Ancient Greeks lived in Greece and countries we now call Turkey and Bulgaria. They became very powerful they were the most powerful between 2000 BC and 146 BC. One king or monarch did not rule ancient

  • Low Levels Of Youth Engagement In The Election

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    New Zealand is a representative democracy, where general elections are held once every three years, to create fair votes. New Zealand citizens and residents are eligible to vote from the age of 18, however enrolling is required whereas, voting is not compulsory. The general elections are coming up soon, and according to the previous outcomes, the results of votes have been a concerning problem from the last previous years. This is mainly concerning within the younger age groups from 18-24. This

  • The New Zealand Government

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    Government Essay: The New Zealand government at both a Local and National level is an excellent example of a modern, Representative Democracy. Different election systems, including First Past the Post (FPP), Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) and Single Transferable Vote (STV), are used to allow electors to select representatives to sit on Councils, Boards and in Parliament. Some elements of Constitutional Monarchy are present in the New Zealand system of democratically elected representatives within

  • Difference Between Direct And Represented Democracy Essay

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    choose its leaders with a fair and free voting system. In a democratic system the entire nation is equal and all have the right to free speech, practice the faith/religion of their choice, basically all people have all basic human rights (Unicef, New Zealand, 2014). The main difference between direct and represented democracy is that citizens still have power over political, social and economic decisions that involve the nation but with represented the power is used vicariously through a elected person

  • New Zealand And The Constitution Essay

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    In New Zealand we have a constitution therefore ‘person A’ is incorrect as their argument is that we do not have one. They are incorrect because New Zealand has a constitution in the sense of ‘a body of rules determining or providing procedures for determining the organisation, personnel, powers and duties of the organs of government.’ The constitution is unwritten as there is no document generally known as ‘The Constitution’ but it is found in legal documents, decisions of the courts, and in practices