Contact us

This page contains contact details for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

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General enquiries 

Please email

Phone: +64 4 901 1499

MBIE head office

15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011

PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

Phone +64 4 472 0030 or +64 4 917 0199

Fax +64 4 473 4638 or +64 4 917 0190

Media enquiries

For MBIE media queries only please call the MBIE media line on 027 442 2141 or email our media desk -

MBIE Chief Executive 

15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011 
PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Phone +64 4 901 1499

Official Information Act requests

Sources of information

Before requesting official information (Official Information Act 1982) from MBIE, we encourage you to check out our sources of information below as you may find the information you need is already publically available:

How to make a request

Requests should include your name, your postal address or preferred email address, and specific details of the information you want.



Post your request to Ministerial Services, MBIE, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140.

How long will it take?

We will acknowledge your request as soon as practical and respond no later than 20 working days after we receive it. Sometimes for large requests or those requiring consultation, the Act allows for a time limit extension. If so, we will let you know and give you a specific due date.

Withholding information

We may withhold information for specific reasons. If this occurs, we will explain the reasons why. For more information please refer to sections 6, 9 and 18 of the Official Information Act.


If you are unhappy with our response, contact us in the first instance. You have the right to seek a review of the response by the Ombudsman.

Need to report migrant exploitation? 

Call the MBIE Contact Centre: 0800 20 90 20; Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or complete an online Crimestoppers form (to report a case anonymously). 

Problems with the website?

Please email our webmaster. If relevant, please include the page URL.

Reporting alleged dishonesty by MBIE staff

Do you have any concerns about fraud, corruption or dishonesty at MBIE?

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Before you engage with us through our social media channels, we encourage you to read the terms of use of the particular social media channel, and our terms of use.

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Feedback form

Use this form to send comments and questions to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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