Up on last time, but one of the worst voter turnouts this century.
Just over 77 per cent of enrolled voters had their say meaning almost a million didn't vote.
Online voting's being mooted as a way forward.
Christine Cheyne, associate professor of planning at Massey University believes it's important to make technology available for voting, as it increases the convenience and ease of voting.
But she warns online voting isn't a magic bullet, saying to engage the youth electorate, we need engaging politicians.