Thrive New Zealand
On 7 November 2012 the party applied to register a logo with the Electoral Commission. The party subsequently changed its name to Thrive New Zealand and registered a substitute logo. As Unified New Zealand, the party opposed asset sales and foreign ownership and supported economic self-sufficiency a return to the gold standard. Following its name change, the party focused strongly on direct democracy and binding citizens-initiated referenda.
The party never stood any candidates for parliament. By January 2017, their website was defunct.
- "David Ding". LinkedIn. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- "Application to register political party logo". New Zealand Electoral Commission. 7 November 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- "Registration of Thrive New Zealand logo". New Zealand Electoral Commission. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- Matthew Backhouse (8 November 2012). "New political party takes aim at foreign investment". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- ""Direct Democracy" to be the next "Nuclear Free"". Thrive New Zealand. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- Official website (archived page)
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