New Zealand Politics


An introduction to understanding who governs New Zealand and in whose interests. Topics include national identity, institutions of government, leadership, voting and elections, the place of Maori within the political system, parties and political participation. The course draws on current research in NZ politics and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of careers, including law, business and public service.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline. 
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later. 

Availability 2024

Semester 1


Lecturer(s)  Victoria Woodman


Coursework + exam


POLITICS 107: 15 points