Voters tell us why they’re voting - and why they’re not

The election is just around the corner. Re: News headed out to Henderson in Tāmaki Makaurau to ask people if they’re voting.

At the last election over 77,000 people between the ages of 18-24 didn’t vote. 

If you think your vote doesn’t matter, just know that when the numbers of non-voters add up it becomes a lot of people - that’s nearly the size of Palmerston North.

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