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Government lifts lid on own payment times 12 April 2024

MBIE has launched a new dashboard showing each central government agency’s performance against 10 day invoice payment targets.

Consumer protection and the CGA 15 March 2024

Today marks World Consumer Rights Day, and the Consumer Protection team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment wants to remind New Zealanders of the protections and guarantees they can expect when purchasing goods and services in New Zealand.

New Zealand Claims Resolution Service marks 1 year of supporting homeowners with natural disaster insurance claims 22 February 2024

Since launching in February 2023, the New Zealand Claims Resolution Service (NZCRS) has registered 1,725 cases and helped homeowners to resolve more than 900 cases.

198 million dollars lost to scams in the last year 13 November 2023

Just under $200 million dollars was lost to scams over the last year according to 11 of New Zealand’s largest financial institutions. The figure has been released as MBIE launches Fraud Awareness Week 2023.

Former bankrupt fined and sentenced following MBIE investigation 22 September 2023

A former bankrupt has been sentenced to 6 months' home detention and ordered to pay reparations following an investigation by the MBIE Integrity and Enforcement Team.

Final leg of water reforms passed 11 September 2023

The last piece of water reform legislation ensuring New Zealanders have safe, reliable and affordable drinking water passed its third reading on 23 August.

Empowering Kiwis to have a say in the energy transition 09 August 2023

The government is seeking feedback on an ambitious programme of work to transition New Zealand towards a low emissions economy, with consultation on 5 streams of energy policy launched today.

Unregistered Motor Vehicle seller convicted and fined 08 August 2023

A Tauranga man has been fined $3,500 after he was convicted of breaching the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 (MVSA).

Practical information to improve regulation in an inter-connected world 03 July 2023

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment has launched an online toolkit for people designing and implementing regulation about how international regulatory cooperation works in practice.

Isolation and quarantine functions to move to health system on 1 July 2023 30 June 2023

On 1 July 2023, national quarantine and isolation capability NQC (formally known as MIQ) will transfer back to the health system.