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We are committed to being open and transparent about our work to Grow New Zealand for all.

Your views are important to us and we encourage you to have your say.

We work collaboratively with our stakeholders to develop and implement initiatives that will grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.

Open consultations
Closed consultations
Closed: 10 February 2017
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on the regulations and a methodology that set the new approach for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings.
Closed: 14 October 2016
The government has released a consultation document seeking public submissions on proposals to amend section 258 of the Patents Act 2013.
Closed: 7 October 2016
On 25 August 2016, the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs announced the release for consultation Report No.1 of the Insolvency Working Group. The report covers the topics of insolvency practitioner regulation and voluntary liquidations.
Closed: 30 September 2016
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is considering how a bankrupt person’s retirement savings should be treated and whether those funds should be made available to repay creditors.
Closed: 8 September 2016
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is proposing to amend B1 Structure: B1/AS1 and B1/VM1 to provide clarity on the testing requirements for grade 500E welded ductile steel mesh for use in New Zealand.
Closed: 2 September 2016
The Government is reviewing the Telecommunications Act to ensure New Zealand has the right regulatory framework for communications networks to meet the future needs of consumers and businesses, and to help keep our economy growing.
Closed: 12 August 2016
This discussion paper provides the basis for public consultation on the proposed fee options for permitted petroleum and minerals activity. The proposals outlined in this document are preliminary only and are subject to change. The closing date for submissions is midday, Friday, 12 August 2016.
Closed: 8 August 2016
Provide feedback on proposed regulations to implement the patent term extension provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill.
Closed: 5 August 2016
This paper forms the basis of consultation on the application of electricity legislation to secondary networks and publically accessible charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. It seeks feedback to inform advice on the need for legislative change. The closing date for submissions is Friday, 5 August 2016.