Donate to my campaign

I would very much appreciate your help with my campaign.

Every contribution helps, by making sure that my team and I can run this campaign, and by letting me know that people are backing me. Even small amounts will help: they all add up, and they all help in some way.

  • $15 pays for a stall site at the markets.
  • $25 pays for a hoarding.
  • $100 pays for a tank of petrol, to help me and my team get about the electorate.
  • $350 pays for an advertisement in a community newspaper.
  • $1,000 pays for enough leaflets to reach half the households in the electorate.

If you are able to make a financial contribution to my campaign, then you can do that by making an internet banking transfer to:

NZLP RANGITIKEI CAMPAIGN A/C, 38-9015-0562605-00

If you make a contribution through internet banking, please include your name in the details, so that I know who to thank.

Or you could send a cheque to Rangitikei Labour Campaign, 59 West St, Feilding. Make the cheque out to “NZLP Rangitikei Campaign Account”.

Contributions from overseas

Contributions can be made direct to my campaign bank account from overseas banks. It’s a little more complex, but all you need to do is make sure that you have all the interbank transfer details. You can find them here: Kiwibank: receiving international money transfers.

You will need the full name of my campaign account, and the full bank account number – all 15 digits. The account is held with Kiwibank.

NZLP RANGITIKEI CAMPAIGN A/C, 38-9015-0562605-00

Electoral Donations laws

There are some laws around contributions. I’ve put a note about them at the bottom of this page. They will only apply if you make a donation of more than $1,500 and you want to remain anonymous, or you are making a donation of more than $1,500 from overseas.

If you make a donation of more than $1,500, then I will need to include your name and the amount of the donation in my election donations and expenses return.

If you make an anonymous donation of more than $1,500, then I can only keep up to $1,500, and I have to pay the rest over to the Electoral Commission. In other words, the maximum anonymous donation that I can receive is $1,500.

If you are overseas, or you make a donation from overseas, then the same rule applies ie. I can only keep $1,500 (NZD), and I have to pay the rest over to the Electoral Commission. In other words, the maximum donation I can receive from overseas is $1,500.

NB: This is *my* understanding of the rules. You can read the rules for yourself on the Electoral Commission website, or you can go and read the electoral law itself on the New Zealand legislation website.

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