Digital Economy and Communications

The Minister for Digital Economy and Communications is proactively releasing the titles of documents received from MBIE.

The following lists are as accurate as possible at the time of publishing and may be updated or added to. This list includes papers received from the Minister’s reporting agency where the Minister is the main recipient. Papers received from other agencies, or where a paper has been referred to the Minister by another Minister, are not included in this list.

Titles of briefings that accompany responses to Official Information Act requests to the Minister are not included in this list.

Some information has been withheld for the following reasons:

  • National security or defence
  • Privacy of natural persons
  • Commercial information
  • Confidentiality
  • Confidential advice to Government
  • Free and frank expression of opinion
  • Legal professional privilege
  • Negotiations

December 2021

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister  Author
2122-2059 Meeting with Business NZ and CTU on the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa 2 December MBIE
2122-1924 Digital Ministers meeting 9 December 2021 – meeting papers 2 December MBIE
2122-1837 Talking points for Cabinet Paper - Draft Digital Technologies Industry Transformation Plan 2 December MBIE
2122-2022 Meeting with Hon Jan Tinetti - Digital Strategy of Aotearoa consultation outcomes and their connection to digital skills and education 3 December MBIE
2122-2091 Chatham Islands mobile network launch - 6 December 2021 3 December MBIE
2122-2220  CERT NZ Cyber Resilience Measurement Framework 6 December MBIE
2122-2099 Cabinet paper: finalising work to address Māori interests in radio spectrum 6 December MBIE
2122-1923 Meeting with Social Partners on the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa 7 December MBIE
2122-1912  Cyber Smart week campaign 2021 report 8 December MBIE
2122-2122 First Draft of the Digital Strategy to Aotearoa 9 December MBIE
2122-2187 Meeting with the Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) Oversight Ministers 13 December MBIE
2122-1983 Proactive release for Cabinet Paper: Future of Mail -Managed transition to Commercial Sustainability for NZ Post 22 December MBIE

November 2021

The following papers were provided to the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during November 2021.

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister  Author
2122-1591 Update on work to improve broadband affordability through regulatory change 1 November MBIE
2122-1665 Talking points for interview with Oriana TV 3 November MBIE
2122-1601 Proactive release of Cabinet paper: A Digital Strategy for Aotearoa - release of discussion document 8 November MBIE
2122-1685 Building Nations Symposium 8 November MBIE
2122-1870 Potential amendment to the Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 17 November MBIE
2122-1882 Update on discussion around the Māori-Crown agreement on Spectrum. 18 November MBIE
2122-1893 Ministers meeting with the Māori Spectrum Working Group – 25 November 2021 24 November MBIE
 2122-1907 Ministers’ meeting with MSWG - 25 November 2021 24 November MBIE
 2122-1890  CERT NZ Quarter three 2021 Quarterly Report release 30 November MBIE

October 2021

The following papers were provided to the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during October 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2122-1297 Immigration pathways for the Tech Sector 11 October MBIE
2122-1299 MSWG-Officials Meeting 11 October MBIE
2122-0599 Attendance at Canterbury Tech Summit 2021 12 October MBIE
2122-1332 Telecommunications resilience 12 October MBIE
2122-1130 Proactive release of Cabinet paper: Telecommunications (Regulated Fibre Services) Regulations 2021. 13 October MBIE
2122-1328 Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECTs) – August 2021 14 October MBIE
2122-1130 Network Operator Status -Engage Technology Limited and Infrastructure Fibre Solutions NZ Limited 20 October MBIE
2122-0267 ECLI update 22 October MBIE
2122-1159 Digital, Economy and Communications Portfolio-Non-departmental Appropriations Report – July 2020-June 2021 22 October MBIE
2122-1489 Meeting with Tech Sector chief executives  27 October MBIE
2122-1546 Meeting with Minister Tinetti on skills 27 October MBIE
2122-1512 Primary industry meeting 28 October MBIE

September 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during September 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-4232 Enable proposal: submissions analysis and advice 3 September MBIE
2122-0723 Next Generation Critical Communications – Ministerial Governance 3 September MBIE
2122-0883 Release of Draft Five-Year Spectrum Outlook 2022-2026 7 September MBIE
2122-0892 Presentation to the Digital Boost Alliance, 15 September 2021 8 September MBIE
2122-0934 Draft slides on the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa for the Future of Work Tripartite Forum meeting, 23 September 2021 8 September MBIE
2122-0935 Revised engagement plan for the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa 8 September MBIE
2122-0882 TUANZ Rural Connectivity Symposium 9 September MBIE
2122-0952 Ministerial meeting with Dr Peter Stevens from GS1NZ, Tuesday 21 September, 3.30pm 17 September MBIE
2122-1065 Meeting with OECD Policy Mission 29 September 2021 23 September MBIE
2122-1206 Meeting with CIP on the connectivity programmes 29 September MBIE
2122-1082 Presentation to the APEC Digital Future Event 29 September MBIE

August 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during August 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2122-0369 Infrastructure NZ Thought Leadership Luncheon 2 August MBIE
2122-0222 Attendance at TUANZ Breakfast followed by Conference 4 August MBIE
2122-0414 Updated: Oral item to Cabinet on Māori interests in radio spectrum 4 August MBIE
2122-0055 International Comparison of Government Investment Initiatives 6 August MBIE
2122-0367 APEC 2021 TEL Plenary Session – 18 August 2021 6 August MBIE
2122-0434 Rural connectivity 11 August MBIE
2122-0251 Meeting with Don Christie (Catalyst IT) on 16 August 12 August MBIE
2122-0490 Cabinet paper: Update on work to address Maori interests in radio spectrum 16 August MBIE
2122-0513 Ratification of 2019 revisions to the International Telecommunication Union Radio Regulations 16 August MBIE
2122-0595 Background information on fibre anchor services and DFAS 19 August MBIE
2122-0682 Meeting with Tech Industry CEs 24 August MBIE
2122-0607 Talking points for the Cabinet paper: Towards a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa 26 August MBIE
2122-0776 Outcome of consultation on using 6 GHz band for new generation WLAN 31 August MBIE

July 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during July 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-4365 Meeting with Spark – 6 July 2021 1 July MBIE
2021-4357 Meeting with Orion Health 2 July MBIE
2021-4452 Telecommunications resilience: draft letters to network operators 2 July MBIE
2021-3852 Update to Minister on progressing development of the Cyber Resilience Measurement Framework 5 July MBIE
2122-0062 Future of Mail - Talking Points for Meeting with NZ Post 7 July 2021  6 July MBIE
2021-4422 Notes for interview with Tova O’Brien 7 July MBIE
2122-0104 CERT NZ Cyber Smart campaign 2021 13 July MBIE
2122-0094 Speech to Payments NZ 21 July MBIE
2122-0141 Cover briefing for draft Cabinet paper: Universal Postal Union 27th Congress 21 July MBIE
2122-0240 Draft discussion document for the Digital Strategy for Aotearoa 26 July MBIE
2122-0253 Visit to Trade Window 26 July MBIE
2122-0234 Visit to Concentrix, provider of the New Zealand Relay Service (briefing has this number but is saved as 0141) 26 July MBIE
2122-0250 CERT NZ’s Monthly Report to the Minister for the Digital Economy and communications for the month of July 2021   27 July MBIE
2122-0180 Oral item to Cabinet on Māori interests in radio spectrum 29 July MBIE
2122-0226 Draft Cabinet Paper: Regulations declaring anchor and direct fibre access services under the Telecommunications Act 2001 29 July MBIE
2122-0249 Ministerial meeting on autonomous weapons, 4 August 2021, 9.00-9.30am 29 July MBIE
2122-0314 Speech at 2degrees’s new building opening 29 July MBIE

June 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during June 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-3890 Draft Digital Strategy to be Presented to Digital Ministers Group 10 June 1 June MBIE
2021-3901 Meeting with Nick McDonnell of Facebook 1 June MBIE
2021-3909 CERT NZ Quarterly Report Aide Memoire Q1 2021 1 June MBIE
2021-3821 June 2021 Year End Underspend Proposals Submission 2 June MBIE
2021-3905 Network Operator Status Application for Ashley Communications Ltd 2 June MBIE
2021-3933 Estimates Examination 2021/22: Digital Economy and Communication - Proposed Responses to the Estimates Pre-Hearing Questions 1-197 2 June MBIE
2021-3894 Options that could be included in a Maori Crown agreement on spectrum   3 June MBIE
2021-4019 Update on the Telecommunications Relay Service User Survey 8 June MBIE
2021-4027 Meeting with Rural Women on 9 June 8 June MBIE
2021-4018 Analysis of Telecommunications Relay Service Monthly Data and Proposed Response to Paul Buckrell 10 June MBIE
2021-4004 Telecommunications network resilience 11 June MBIE
2021-4134 Meeting with Otago Regional Council on 11 June 11 June MBIE
2021-4065 Joint ministers’ meeting on Maori Spectrum proposal   17 June MBIE
2021-4224 Ministerial foreword for the World Economic Forum Playbook 17 June MBIE
2021-3374 Future of Mail – progress update and next steps 18 June MBIE
2021-4203 Estimates Examination 2021/22: Digital Economy and Communication - Proposed Responses to the additional Estimates Pre-Hearing Questions (211-219) and Post-Hearing Questions (220-230) 24 June MBIE
2021-4219 CERT NZ’s Monthly Report to the Minister for the Digital Economy and communications for the month of June 2021 24 June MBIE
2122-0049 Speech to the New Zealand Game Developers Association Conference 2021 28 June MBIE

May 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during May 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-3509 Meeting with Vodafone on Thursday 6 May 4 May MBIE
2021-3280 Speech to AI Forum Summit 12 May 2021 5 May MBIE
2021-3570 Bullet points on Digital Technologies ITP for Industry Ministers’ meeting, 6pm, 11 May 2021 5 May MBIE
2021-3522 Quarterly meeting with Crown Infrastructure Partners 10 May MBIE
2021-3575 Meeting with Genesis, 12 May 2021 10 May MBIE
2021-1497 Fibre regulations - Consultation on the exposure draft of regulations to be made under S227 and S228 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 11 May MBIE
2021-3681 Update on the Telecommunications Relay Service and Proposed Response to Paul Buckrell 17 May MBIE
2021-3535 Visit to Animation Research Ltd 18 May MBIE
2021-3773 Proposed consultation on Enable’s request to supply fibre broadband to council housing tenants 20 May MBIE
2021-3835 CERT NZ’s Monthly Report to the Minister for the Digital Economy and communications for the month of May 2021 26 May MBIE
2021-3868 5G Deployment Plan – Confirming Options Parameters 27 May MBIE
2021-3882 Hi-Tech Awards Gala Dinner 27 May MBIE
2021-3885 Cloud software industry leaders session – Pushpay Offices, 28 May 2021 27 May MBIE
2021-3920 Rural Connectivity in New Zealand 31 May MBIE
2021-3950 Proposed 600 MHz Restack Plan 31 May MBIE

April 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during April 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-3054 Proposed 600 MHz Restack Plan 6 April MBIE
2021-3088 Meeting with the Australian Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy, Jane Hume, 30 June 2021 7 April MBIE
2021-2761 Meeting with Acting US Deputy Ambassador - Nick Snyder 8 April MBIE
2021-3080 Meeting with APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), 13 April 2021 12 April MBIE
2021-3153 Talking points for meeting with NZ Post on Tuesday 13 April 12 April MBIE
2021-3238 Update on discussions with Maori Spectrum Working Group  15 April MBIE
2021-3390 Initial elements of an agreement with Maori on radio spectrum 29 April MBIE
2021-2948 Meeting with Hearing New Zealand 30 April MBIE
2021-3485 Meeting with WISPA 30 April MBIE

March 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during March 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-2561 Meeting with Craig Young, Technology Users Association 1 March MBIE
2021-2579 Visit to Gallagher, 2 March 2021 1 March MBIE
2021-2611 2021-2611 Supplementary March Baseline Update Submission: Vote Business, Science and Innovation - Digital Economy and Communications portfolio 5 March MBIE
2021-2642 Attendance at ABAC Fireside Chat, 10 March 2021 5 March MBIE
2021-2656 CERT NZ’s Monthly Report to the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications: For the month of February 2021 8 March MBIE
2021-2639 CERT NZ information campaigns and market research reports 8 March MBIE
2021-2677 Future of Mail: Supporting information for your meeting with the Minister for Rural Communities and the Minister for Seniors on Wednesday 10 March 9 March MBIE
CIP Briefing - Policy settings for Infrastructure Reference Group digital connectivity programme 9 March Crown Infrastructure Partners
2021-2551 Meeting with John Hanna, CEO of Ultrafast Fibre 9 March MBIE
2021-2766 E-Invoicing Adoption Leaders Group launch event, 17 March 2021 10 March MBIE
2021-2827 Meeting with 2Degres on Thursday 18 March 16 March MBIE
2021-2710 Meeting with Vodafone on Thursday 18 March 16 March MBIE
2021-2821 Māori Spectrum Working Group - officials hui 15 March 17 March MBIE
2021-2228 Advice on Enable Networks’ Social Housing Initiative 17 March MBIE
2021-2790 Meeting with Infrastructure New Zealand CEO Owen Gill 19 March MBIE
2021-2872 Speech at opening of Spark’s new Innovation Studio and meeting with Spark Executives – 24 March 2021 22 March MBIE
2021-2803 Monthly status update for the Industry Transformation Plan (forwarded from Minister for Economic and Regional Development) 23 March MBIE
2021-2975 CERT NZ - Quarter 4 2020: quarterly report release 23 March MBIE
2021-2481 Meeting with Chorus 24 March MBIE
2021-2675 Meeting with Vector CEO Simon MacKenzie 24 March MBIE
2021-2773 Updating the Government Policy Statement on the Radio Licensing Regime 24 March MBIE
2021-2603 Update on LEO satellite developments and recommended next steps 25 March MBIE

February 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during February 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-2016 Telecommunications Relay Service – Update on actions for go live 2 February MBIE
2021-2122 Announcement of the first Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) grant recipients 3 February MBIE
Stats MM2014 Measuring the value of the digital sector 3 February Stats NZ
2021-1635 CERT's Monthly Report to the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications for December 2020 and January 2021 4 February CERT
CIP Connectivity Programmes Monthly Progress Report December 2020 9 February Crown Infrastructure Partners
n/a A3 Government support for digital firms 10 February MBIE
2021-2110 Review of Managed Spectrum Park 10 February MBIE
2021-2164 Network Operator Status Application for Venture Networks Limited 11 February MBIE
2021-1822 2021 March Baseline Update Submission: Vote Business, Science and Innovation – Commerce and Consumer Affairs, and Digital Economy and Communications Portfolios 18 February MBIE
2021-2437 Pure Advantage dinner/discussion 18 February MBIE
2021-2442 CERT NZ's engagement, communications and partnerships function 19 February MBIE
2021-2219 Joint Ministers meeting with the Māori Spectrum Working Group - progressing a Māori-Crown agreement on interests in spectrum 22 February MBIE
2021-2487 First meeting of the Digital Ministers’ Group 25 February 2021 23 February MBIE
2021-2005 Six-Monthly Performance Reports: July to December 2020 24 February MBIE
CIP Ultra-Fast Broadband: Sale of CIP shares in Northpower Fibre Limited and proposed amalgamation with sister company 26 February Crown Infrastructure Partners
2021-2565 Visit to Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC)  26 February MBIE

January 2021

The following papers were provided to Minister for Digital Economy and Communications Hon David Clark from MBIE during January 2021.

Tracking code Title Date received by Minister Author
2021-1857 Network Operator Status Application for Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association Inc 19 January MBIE
2021-2025 Launch of the Digital Skills Report 26 January MBIE
2021-2059 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand 26 January MBIE
2021-1863 The Broadtech Group Limited - Application for network operator status 28 January MBIE
2021-2048 5G Spectrum Strategy work programme 28 January MBIE

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Digital Economy and Communications - 2020

Titles of documents the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications received from MBIE in 2020.

Last updated: 20 July 2022