2020 Election is coming, heres some easy material for you to educate yourself and make the most informed vote possible!
Every Single Parties Policies Link
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis: https://alcp.org.nz/
Advance New Zealand: https://www.nzpublicparty.org.nz/policy/
New Conservative: https://www.newconservative.org.nz/policies
New Zealand First: https://www.nzfirst.nz/
Social Credit: https://www.socialcredit.nz/policies
Sustainable New Zealand: https://sustainablenz.org.nz/policies/
Vision NZ: https://www.vision.org.nz/2020-election
Dunedin Candidate Forum - 30 September
OUSA is hosting the Dunedin Candidates for the 2020 General Elections for a forum. Come and get educated and understand what the candidates will be doing for you if they get elected! For more information, head to our Facebook page!
We've interviewed all of the candidates. You can find their interviews below (more will become available when we have transcribed them!)
OUSA is running a panel on the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill Referendum that you get to vote on in the upcoming election! For more information, check out the Facebook event, here!
∙ Rt Hon Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Patron of the Helen Clark Foundation, and Commissioner at the Global Commission on Drug Policy.
∙ Tuari Potiki (Kāi Tahu, Kati Māmoe, Waitaha) Director of the Otago University Office of Māori Development and Chair of the New Zealand Drug Foundation.
∙ Dr Reremoana (Moana) Theodore (Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa) is a researcher at the University of Otago and co-Director of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research.
Moderated by the OUSA President and Political Rep.
For Politics Week, we worked to assemble everything that you need to know into one publications. We have information on all the political parties you can vote for, the referendums and interviews with the Te Tai Tonga and Dunedin Electorate candidates.
HERE is an online version of our Politics Publication.
Disclaimer: we discovered after going to print that we had recorded the votes for the 1st reading rather than final reading of the Abortion Legislation Act 2020 for Labour and National. The votes have been corrected in this online version.
Jacinda On Campus
Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern will be speaking on the stairs by St David at 12.30, Wednesday 7 October. OUSA will be there to hand her an open student letter asking for a commitment to increased student hardship funding for 2021. Have a read of the open letter here!