Auckland Policy Office

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is represented in the NZ Government Auckland Policy Office. The Office is coordinated by the State Services Commission.

The purpose of the office is to:

  • Provide an informed Auckland perspective on the development of central government policy.
  • Identify and develop Auckland-specific policy initiatives that will make a significant impact on Auckland and national economic growth.
  • Coordinate a collaborative approach for central government engagement in key regional development forums/projects.
  • Offer a source of intelligence on Auckland – both issues and stakeholders.

Over the past few years, the range of agencies represented in the Office, as part of the wider Network and on the Board which governs the office has expanded and now includes the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the following:

State Services Commission (SSC)

Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH)

Ministry for the Environment (MfE)

Ministry of Transport (MoT)

Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)

Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)