Broadcasting allocation for the 2023 General Election

See how much money has been allocated to parties for advertising on radio, television and online for the 2023 General Election.

Parliament gave us $4,145, 750 incl GST to allocate to registered parties.

Learn more about the broadcasting allocation and how parties can use it

You can download our full decision at the bottom of this page. The decision includes information on how we allocated the money.

This table shows how much money we allocated to each eligible party.

TOTAL allocated $4,145,750
TOTAL available $4,145,750
Political Party Allocation
(inclusive of GST)
New Zealand Labour Party $1,234,724
The New Zealand National Party $1,036,438
ACT New Zealand $352,389
The Greens, The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand $352,389
Māori Party $198,996
New Zealand First Party $165,830
New Conservative $132,664
The Opportunities Party (TOP) $132,664
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party $66,332
DemocracyNZ $66,332
Freedoms New Zealand $66,332
Heartland New Zealand Party $66,332
NZ Outdoors & Freedom Party $66,332
ONE Party $66,332
Animal Justice Party Aotearoa NZ* $66,332
Protect and Prosper New Zealand* $66,332
Vision New Zealand**  

* These parties are currently unregistered.

** A component party of Freedoms New Zealand which in accordance with section 79(3) of the Broadcasting Act 1989 is not entitled to a separate allocation. 

The Commission may vary the allocation decision under certain circumstances provided for in the Broadcasting Act, for example, if a party fails to register by the time Parliament is dissolved.