Vote 'NO' to asset sales
New Zealanders will get the chance to vote against asset sales by a postal ballot that will run between 22 November and 13 December 2013.
New Zealanders have been asked to vote on the question:
"Do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand?"
We need your help to win the referendum and make it crystal clear to John Key that he does not have a mandate to sell our assets. Read some reasons why you should vote NO.
You can do more than Vote NO
Call 5 friends and organise their voting plan
Tell your friends to look out for their ballot paper and help them organize their vote. Get them to commit to a time and day they will fill out their ballot, and when and where they will post it. For example, dropping it in the postbox on the way to the weekly supermarket shop, or during the school run.
Vote in a group
Get your flat, apartment floor, family or street together to vote. Since it's a postal vote, you can take everyone's sealed envelopes to the post box in one trip.
Use social media to encourage your friends to vote 'NO'. Show the positive message of participating in democracy and encourage others to do the same. For the next three weeks change you profile picture to one of our 'Vote NO to Asset Sales' images. See our Facebook selection of profile pictures
Set up an event
Arrange a morning tea in your workplace, a picnic for friends or set up a day at church to make your votes together. Remind people to bring their voting forms so they can be posted straight away. You can find some posters and ideas on our 'Vote NO to asset sales' resource page here.
Talk to people in your community
Stand on street corners, outside supermarkets or at events and collect people's commitment to voting 'NO'. Sign up for your actin pack below to get some resources you can hand out:
Get an asset sales action pack sent to you - stickers and resources to help make sure your family, friends, workmates and neighbours post their vote against asset sales in time to be counted.
- 10 Mar 2014 | Oral Question
- 6 Mar 2014 | Press Release