Parliament's officially wrapped up, the Governor-General has signed the writ, and an assortment of policies are being released daily by parties.
So what happens next? Here's an overview of the key election dates you'll want to know so you can keep up-to-date.
Writ Day - this is when the Governor-General officially directs the Electoral Commission to hold the election on October 17
The Hui's Tāmaki Makaurau seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
Publication of the Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU)
The Hui's Hauraki-Waikato seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
Deadline for party secretaries to get bulk nomination schedules and party lists to the Electoral Commission
Deadline for electorate candidates' individual nominations
Newshub Nation presents Battlegrounds - a special programme at 9:30am dedicated to some of the most hotly-contested electorates in the country, featuring a debate between the key Northland Candidates, on location in the Bay of Islands
The Hui's Waiariki seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
The ASB Great Debate 2020 - finance debate in Queenstown at 7pm, hosted by Newshub's Tova O'Brien.
The Hui's Ikaroa Rāwhiti seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
Māori Television's Te Tai Hauāuru seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
The Hui's Te Tai Tokerau seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
Overseas voting starts
Newshub Decision 2020 Leaders Debate with Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins. The programme starts at 7:30pm and is hosted by Patrick Gower with post-debate analysis by Tova O'Brien and guest panellists
Māori Television's Ikaroa Rāwhiti seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
Māori Television's Hauraki-Waikato seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
Advance voting begins
Newshub Nation presents Powerbrokers, a multi-party leaders' debate at 9:30am featuring the Green Party's Marama Davidson, the ACT Party's David Seymour, and John Tamihere from The Maori Party
Māori Television's Waiariki seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
The Hui's Te Tai Tonga seat debate, 8pm to 9pm*
Māori Television's Reo Māori debate, 7pm to 8pm
Newshub Decision 2020 The Cannabis Question, moderated by Patrick Gower. Live on Three, ThreeNow, Newshub's Facebook page and YouTube account at 8:30pm
The Hui's Te Tai Hauāuru seat debate, 8pm*
Māori Television's Te Tai Tonga seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
Māori Television's Te Tai Tokerau seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
Māori Television's Tāmaki Makaurau seat debate, 7pm to 8pm
Newshub Decision 2020 The Euthanasia Question, moderated by Patrick Gower. Live on Three, ThreeNow, Newshub's Facebook page and YouTube account at 8:30pm
Election day - voting can occur between 9am and 7pm. Preliminary results are released from 7pm onwards
Newshub Decision 2020 Election Night with Tova O'Brien, Patrick Gower and Duncan Garner
Māori Television's Election Night Special
As the country wakes to make sense of its election result, from 10am Newshub Nation presents its live, extended 90-minute post-election special, hosted by Simon Shepherd and Tova O'Brien.
Three's The Hui will also deliver an hour-long post-election special from 9am
Māori Television's post-Election Special 7:30pm to 8:30pm
October 30: Preliminary referendum results released
November 6: Official election and referendum results released.
*The Hui debates will be streamed live on Newshub.co.nz, Newshub's Facebook page and the Newshub YouTube channel.