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Voting information in accessible formats

On this page you will find information on voting in the 2020 General Election and referendums in accessible formats.

For information on enrolling in the 2020 General Election and referendums go to Enrolment information in accessible formats  


Check out the full guide to the 2020 General Election and referendums in the accessible formats below: 

Information about the detail of the referendums is available in accessible formats on the referendums website:

Telephone Information Service 

You can also call Blind Low Vision NZ’s Telephone Information Service (TIS) to find out more about the general election and referendums.

Visit Blind Low Vision NZ’s website to find the toll-free number in your area. Once connected, select the topic to listen to the audio: 

  • TIS Phone > Dial 731 > 2020 General Election Information
  • TIS Phone > Dial 732 > End of Life Choice referendum
  • TIS Phone > Dial 733 > Cannabis referendum
  • TIS Phone > Dial 734 > Telephone Dictation Voting at the 2020 General Election

 Find out more about the Telephone Information Service

Easy Read guide to voting 

Our Easy Read guide to voting has been developed together with People First New Zealand to support people with learning disabilities to better understand written information about the general election and referendums. Easy Read information uses words and pictures to present information in a way that’s easier to understand. 

Find our 2020 Easy Read guide to voting here (PDF 15MB)

Our blind and low vision accessible formats below are currently being updated to reflect the changed election date. Check back soon!