70,000 people around Aotearoa have been erased from the voting roll by the Electoral Commssion.

Most numbers are in Auckland 20,523, in the Whakatane region, 424 won’t be able to vote, Opotiki has 151 and Kawerau 59.

Electoral Commission Manager of Enrolment Services Murray Wicks said it is easy to re-enrol just go to www.elections.co.nz and follow the instructions to fill in the application forms.

Whitu tekau mano nga tangata huri noa i Aotearoa kua ukuia e Te Kaitiaki Take Kowhiri i te raupapa poti. Ko te tatau nuinga o nga takiwa ko Tamaki-makau-rau rua tekau mano, rima rau tua tekau ma toru otira nga wahi o tenei rohe o Mataatua Waka o Whakatane wha rau rua tekau ma wha nga tangata kare e taea te poti, o Opotiki kotahi rau rima tekau ma tahi me Kawerau rima tekau ma iwa. Ki nga korero a Murray Wicks Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Rehita o Te Kaitiaki Take Kowhiri he mama ake kia rehita ano me uru atu ki te pae tukutuku www.elections.org.nz me whai i nga tohutohu hei whakakii i nga wahi tuhinga.