Referendum information in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)

At this year's General Election, the public will be asked to vote in 2 referendums, about recreational cannabis and the End of Life Choice Act 2019.

A one-page information brochure for each referendum will be posted to enrolled voters in July, as part of the Electoral Commission's enrolment update mailout.

NZSL videos will be published to this website to reflect the information that is included in the one-page information brochures.


Use the Video Interpreting Service to contact us

Easily communicate over the phone with our contact centre team, using the Video Interpreting Service (VIS).

VIS services are for Deaf, hearing impaired, or speech-disabled New Zealanders.

Connect to a VIS video interpreter and ask them to phone our contact centre on 0800 36 76 56.

Video Interpreting Service


More referendum information

To learn more about each of the referendums, visit the recreational cannabis and End of Life Choice sections of our website.

Information about the cannabis legalisation and control referendum

Information about the End of Life Choice referendum


Referendum information in other accessible formats

Referendum information will also be available in braille, English large print, Easy Read and audio formats.

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