28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties? - New Zealand

Country: 
New Zealand
Question: 
28. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?
Answer: 
Yes, in relation to campaigns
Source: 

74. Public money to be appropriated for funding election programmes and
election advertising in relation to general election
(1) In relation to each general election, the Minister of Justice must give notice to
the Electoral Commission of the amount of money appropriated by Parliament
for the purpose of enabling parties to fund—
(a) all of the broadcasting costs incurred in relation to the broadcast of party
election programmes; and
(b) all or part of the broadcasting costs incurred in relation to the broadcast
of candidate election programmes; and
(c) all or part of the production costs, whenever incurred, in relation to—
(i) party election programmes; and
(ii) candidate election programmes; and
(d) all or part of the publishing costs incurred in relation to the publication
of election advertisements on the Internet during the election period; and
(e) all or part of production costs, whenever incurred, in relation to election
advertisements published on the Internet—
(i) during the election period; or
(ii) before and during the election period.
Source: Art. 74(1), Broadcasting Act 1989, (amended 2017)