Join Australia Movement Party

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The Join Australia Movement Party was a political party in New Zealand. The party advocated political unity between New Zealand and Australia, and was led by Robin Caithness. [1]

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Caithness ran as a candidate for the party in the 2011 Botany by-election, [2] [3] receiving 45 votes. [4] The party did not run any candidates in the 2011 election. [5]

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  1. "The Team". Join Australia Movement Party. Archived from the original on 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  2. "10 to contest Botany by-election". Radio New Zealand. 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2014-01-30.
  3. "Green candidate 'gutted' over Botany botch-up". New Zealand Herald. 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2014-01-30.
  4. "Official Count Results -- Botany". New Zealand Electoral Commission. 2011-03-16. Retrieved 2013-03-11.
  5. "2011 General Election: Summary of Overall Results". New Zealand Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2014-01-15.