Freedom Movement (New Zealand)

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The Freedom Movement was a New Zealand political party. It was registered with the Electoral Commission for the 1999 election and provided a party list with 41 candidates.[1] The party received 454 party votes, which represented 0.02% of the overall vote. It stood candidates in five electorates, and they received a combined 762 electorate votes, which represented 0.04% of the overall vote.[2] Jennifer Waitai-Rapana, number 1 on the 1999 party list, is the great-granddaughter of T. W. Ratana (1873?–1939), the founder of the Rātana religion.[3]


  1. ^ "Party Lists of Unsuccessful Registered Parties". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Summary of Overall Results". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  3. ^ Harper, Laird (5 November 2011). "Hopefuls face well-known Turia". Taranaki Daily News. Retrieved 5 April 2017.