SILVIA CARTWRIGHT, Governor-General
To the Chief Electoral Officer:
Pursuant to section 125 of the Electoral Act 1993, I authorise and require you to make all necessary arrangements for the conduct of a general election.
The last day and time for the nomination of constituency candidates is noon on 2 July 2002.
Polling day is Saturday, 27 July 2002.
You are required to endorse on this writ the name of every constituency candidate who is elected, and then return the writ to the Clerk of the House of Representatives on or before 14 August 2002.
Signed by Her Excellency the Governor-General at Wellington on 25 June 2002.
MARGARET WILSON, for Minister of Justice