Philippa Tolley investigates why people don't vote and what can be done to turn the trend around
Submissions are due in the coming week to a Select Committee inquiry into last November’s elections, including the level of non- voting.
Nearly a third of all those eligible to vote didn’t.
Philippa Tolley looks at why people are not taking part in elections and at what can be done to turn the trend around
Coming Up on Insight
8:12 am Sunday 26 October: Insight: Turning Labour Around
Labour Party campaigners in Auckland. RNZ / Kim Baker Wilson
Why has the Labour Party lost its support?
With the party in the throes of a leadership race and conducting its own review into its poor performance at the last election, Insight investigates the reasons behind Labour's decline in popularity over the last six years.
Catherine Hutton speaks to unionists, former politicians, political commentators and those on the street about what the party needs to do to rebuild its fortunes.
8:12 am Sunday 2 November: Insight: Maths and Science Not Hitting the Mark
New Zealand children have been doing badly in maths and science -but is it getting worse?
Their scores in international tests have been falling for the past decade and it has now reached the point where Year 5 and Year 9 students' are ranked among the lowest in the developed world.
Radio New Zealand education correspondent, John Gerritsen, investigates why our scores are on the slide and what is being done to stop it.