Participating in a Political Campaign!
The newspapper has a unique place in New Zealand society; and it’s a job that needs to be done. The newspapper is often referred to as the town smith, and he does a very important job. He looks after the roads that the local traffic uses on a daily basis. If you are the newspapper in town and need to raise money, this article will give you some tips on how to start your own poppy fundraiser.
You’ll first need to learn how to be a member of your local poppy club, before you can get started with your fundraiser. In the US, that’s called a Rotary Club, and in New Zealand it’s known as the NZ poppy committee (not the same as the NZ Red Cross, although both are wonderful clubs). Once you’re settled into your role as a volunteer, you should find out when the next poppy quarter is. Usually, this is held every two weeks during the peak tourist season, which starts in April and runs until June. To keep up to date on what’s happening, subscribe to the newspaper called Thelanders.
After you’ve got everything in order, you need to start collecting your funds. One great way to do this is through the newspaper called Thelanders. This paper has a whole page dedicated to fundraisers, and each quarter they run a contest that lets people write in with their best poem or story about what they’d like to see in a poppy fundraising campaign. To qualify for a judges interview, you need to write at least twenty of these poems, so if you want to be a good candidate for the judges, you need to make sure you have twenty relevant poems ready by the time of your meeting.
After the poem submission period, there will be another meeting, and then the board will make up their decision based on your poem. And then you’ll know for sure whether you’ll be running for political office in the upcoming election! However, one thing you should remember is to submit all your poetry to the newspapper by the end of November. Anything after that is considered late. After the last post on Aug, the judges will begin reviewing the poems they’ve received, and the poems that have been chosen will be announced the following month!
Now that you know how the whole process works, you can’t help but be excited about it! Of course, it doesn’t end there. There will still be contests going on between political candidates, and you need to be part of those. Anyone reading The Postman About Politics magazine will know who is running for office in the next few months. By reading the previous posts in this series, you’ll know who are the favourite candidates.
You should also get involved in the local events as well. After all, you can help spread the word about politics by being a part of the political campaign events in the area where you live. For instance, there was a recent contest in my local town, and the local newspaper ran a special article about it! I was also part of the jury, and it was great experience and I got to meet so many interesting people. All in all, the experience of participating in a political campaign event can be really rewarding and you can learn lots by doing it!