New Zealand's next General Election will be held on Saturday 23 September 2017.You must not pay an elector to display an electoral sign unless it is in the course of the elector’s business. It is an offence under the Electoral Act to display election signs on election day.
Key dates for a candidate
- 23 June: Start of regulated period
The three month period before election day where candidate election expense limits apply for advertising published during this period.
- 22 July: Electoral signs
Special rules allow signs up to 3 square metres to go up from that date subject to local authority rules about location.
Election advertising/signage policy
Local government elections 2016