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 29 August 2017.
Polling day is Saturday, 23 September 2017.
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 12 October 2017.
Signed by Her Excellency the Governor-General at Wellington on 23 August 2017.