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General Election New Zealand 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017
various venues
various streets
All cities and towns
New Zealand

Wednesday 1 February  Prime Minister announces dates for 2017 general election

Friday 23 June  Regulated period for election advertising expenses begins

Monday 26 June  Launch of enrolment campaign

Tuesday 22 August  Dissolution of Parliament

Wednesday 23 August  Writ Day -Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.

Thursday 24 August  Nominations open for individual electorate candidates.

Tuesday 29 August  Noon  Nominations close for individual electorate candidates.

Wednesday 6 September  Overseas Voting starts

Monday 11 September  Advance Voting starts

Friday 22 September  Advance Voting ends  Last day to enrol for the election.

Friday 22 September Midnight  Regulated period ends - All election advertising must end and election signs must be taken down

Saturday 23 September  Election Day  Polling places open from 9.00am to 7.00pm.

Saturday 7 October  Official results for general election declared

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