Today Sir Geoffrey spoke to 120 students from South Wellington Intermediate about government, politics and how it all works! There was a lot of interest, especially about the voting age. Check out some of the photos! ... See MoreSee Less
Check out Anna Connell's reflections on the launch of "The 9th Floor" - a collection of interviews with former NZ Prime Ministers - and her thoughts on the important role of the media in democracy ... See MoreSee Less
Voting is now open, from today through to Saturday 23 September you can walk into a polling booth, and vote! If you haven't enrolled yet, don't worry, it's not too late! You can walk into any polling station and enrol on the spot before voting, right up until Friday 22. Make sure you get out there and have your say, get out and vote!
Democracy doesn't work unless the people make it work - that's why civics education which informs people about the way government works and how they can get involved and have their say is so important.
Check out the fantastic work being done in this area by Samantha Wood, who has taken her campaign for civics education to the politicians.