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 23 August 2005.
Polling day is Saturday, 17 September 2005.
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 6 October 2005.
Signed by Her Excellency the Governor-General at Auckland on 17 August 2005.
RICK BARKER, for Minister of Justice