On Friday 26 September the Young Greens of Auckland embarked on one of the most epic and original nights of campaigning this country has ever seen. We went on a pub crawl.
The popular feature of said pub crawl was our “I only date boys/girls who vote Green” stickers, coasters and badges. Yes, that’s right, it says “I only date girls who vote Green” not a girl. Hence the above photo…
We had a good team, shown in part above, though some other left early. We had a good reception overall as well, though of course it depended on the venue. A few drinks and people can get quite rude and direct! We went around about 12 or so bars. We our message out, and had some good conversations in the process, in some cases changing perceptions of the Green Party and winning over voters.
So we got our message out, and had a whole bunch of fun doing so. Perfect. Thus, this week’s poll on Zackarate Island is about the effectiveness of innovative campaigning. Do you think it makes more of a difference if it’s clever and fun? I believe it made one for the above backsides and their respective partners, if any. They are sporting our “I only date boys who vote Green” stickers.
Keep your eyes peeled for more great Young Green campaigning coming very soon to a place near you!