Voting in overseas elections

If you're eligible to vote in elections in another country, it may be possible to vote in those elections from New Zealand.

Overseas elections for which in-person voting is available in New Zealand are listed below.

These elections are not administered by the Electoral Commission. To check if you are eligible to vote in these elections, please contact your embassy, consulate, or High Commission, or get in touch with your country's electoral agency.


New South Wales 2023 State Election

We're providing in-person early voting for the 2023 NSW State Election in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Voting period Voting place Opening hours
Monday 20 March -
Friday 24 March
Electoral Commission
Building 3, Level 3
666 Great South Road
9am - 4pm
Electoral Commission
AIA Building
Level 4, 34-42 Manners Street
Te Aro
9.30am - 4.30pm
Electoral Commission
Powell Fenwick House
383 Colombo Street
9.30am - 4.30pm

All voting places are fully accessible.

If you're not able to visit one of the voting places above during the voting period, you can apply to the NSW Electoral Commission for a postal vote.

2023 NSW State Election - NSW Electoral Commission

For any enquiries, please contact the New Zealand Electoral Commission's overseas team ( or the NSW Electoral Commission.

Contact us - NSW Electoral Commission