12 Oct 2023

How can you vote if you live on the street?

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 12 October 2023

People living on the streets of Auckland say a lack of voting information and accessibility is stopping them from exercising their democratic right.

As New Zealanders cast their votes in this year's general election, thousands of people sleeping rough across the motu are struggling to reach a ballot box.

This year, Auckland City Mission partners with the Electoral Commission to help those living without a roof navigate the voting system.

Rayssa Almeida has more.