SIAN ELIAS, Administrator of the Government
To the Electoral Commission:
Pursuant to section 125 of the Electoral Act 1993, I authorise and require the Electoral Commission 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 1 November 2011.
Polling day is Saturday, 26 November 2011.
An Electoral Commissioner, on behalf of the Electoral Commission, is 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 15 December 2011.
Signed by Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government at Auckland on 26 October 2011.
SIMON POWER, Minister of Justice