Regional Development

The Minister for Regional Development 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 Appointment and Honours Committee (APH) briefings and 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
  • Commercial information
  • Confidentiality
  • Likely otherwise to damage the public interest
  • Confidential advice to Government
  • Free and frank expression of opinion
  • Legal professional privilege
  • Negotiations

April 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-2756 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Application recommended for approval - Tranche 8 4 April MBIE
2324-2825 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 4 April MBIE
2324-2841 The potential impact on the Regional Development portfolio of returning further Kānoa - RD managed funds to the centre 4 April MBIE
2324-2350 Official opening of Kaikohe Multi Sport Complex, Saturday 27 April 2024 4 April MBIE
2324-2675 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 4 April MBIE
2324-2459 Kānoa - Regional Development Weekly Report to 5 April 2024 5 April MBIE
2324-2830 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 5 April MBIE
2324-2787 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 5 April MBIE
2324-2539 Opening event Saxton Creek Upgrade - Stage 4, Friday 12 April 2024 5 April MBIE
2324-2814 Overview of the Parihaka Infrastructure Project 8 April MBIE
2324-2919 Meeting with the Minister of Forestry regarding the Wood Processing Growth Fund 8 April MBIE
2324-2924 Public Interest Test on Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (in liquidation and receivership) and Pure Tūroa Limited loans from the Regional Strategic Partnership Fund 8 April MBIE
2324-2930 Attendance at the Labour Market Ministers Group meeting, 10 April 2024 9 April MBIE
2324-2917 Overview of the Taranaki Cathedral Project 10 April MBIE
2324-2566 Visit to Tairāwhiti, Friday 19 April 2024 10 April MBIE
2324-2886 Kānoa - Regional Development Weekly Report to 10 April 2024 10 April MBIE
2324-2967 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 11 April MBIE
2324-2887 Kānoa - Regional Development Weekly Report to 17 April 2024 17 April MBIE
2324-3039 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 17 April MBIE
2324-3006 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 18 April MBIE
2324-3017 Update for CRHL Shareholding Ministers regarding return of funds to the centre 18 April MBIE
2324-3021 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for approval - Tranche 9 18 April MBIE
2324-3087 Meeting with Ministers of/for Finance, Infrastructure and Local Government on 24 April 2024 regarding City and Regional Deals 23 April MBIE
2324-2965 Reprioritisation of funds to support four projects with cost pressures 24 April MBIE
2324-3083 Overview of wood processing investments and future opportunities 24 April MBIE
2324-2888 Kānoa - Regional Development Weekly Report to 24 April 2024 24 April MBIE
2324-3107 Approving a $7 million loan to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (in liquidation and receivership) from the Regional Strategic Partnership Fund 24 April MBIE
2324-3024 Review of Kānoa - Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit's January - March 2024 Quarterly Report 29 April MBIE
2324-3008 Visit to Canterbury, Friday 10 May 2024 29 April MBIE
2324-3075 Minister Jones' visit to Queenstown 30 April MBIE
2324-3059 Title withheld - Confidential Advice to Government 30 April MBIE

March 2024

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author 
2324-2216 Meeting with NZ Airports Association on Wednesday, 6 March 2024 1 March MBIE
2324-2242 Meeting with Scott Willis MP, Green Party MP on Wednesday, 6 March 2024 4 March MBIE
2324-2380 Information to support upcoming North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme Joint Ministers Meeting 5 March MBIE
2324-1912 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 6 March 2024 6 March MBIE
2324-2367 Visit to Otago’s Millers Flat, Talla Burn Hydro-electric Power Station and Hawkeswood Mining, 11 March 2024 6 March MBIE
2324-2396 Visit to Kānoa – RDU managed projects in Rotorua, Tuesday 12 March 2024 7 March MBIE
2324-2285 Attending the NZ Airports Forum on Thursday, 14 March 2024 7 March MBIE
2324-2478 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for approval – Tranche 6 8 March MBIE
2324-2345 Reprioritisation of funding to support two Provincial Growth Fund projects over $20.000 million with immediate cost pressures   11 March MBIE
2324-2402 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 11 March MBIE
2324-2091 Kānoa – Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit’s December 2023 Quarterly Report 11 March MBIE
2324-2286 Ōpōtiki and aquaculture impact studies 11 March MBIE
2324-2503 Kānoa – RDU’s Active Investments Expecting to Require Ministers Decisions 13 March MBIE
2324-2456 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 13 March 2024 13 March MBIE
2324-2583 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 14 March MBIE
2324-2166 Meeting with Economic Development New Zealand on Tuesday 19 March 2024 15 March MBIE
2324-2466 Local Government New Zealand Zone 5 and 6 Conference Christchurch, Friday 22 March 2024 19 March MBIE
2324-2559 Meeting with Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, on Thursday 21 March 2024 19 March MBIE
2324-2500 Meeting with Chorus New Zealand Limited, on Wednesday, 27 March 2024 19 March MBIE
2324-2154 Draft paper seeking Cabinet approval to establish the Regional Infrastructure Fund 20 March MBIE
2324-2457 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 20 March 2024 20 March MBIE
2324-2664 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for approval – Tranche 7  21 March MBIE
2324-2723 Meeting with the Chair and Chief Executive of the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission on Tuesday 26 March 2024 25 March MBIE
2324-2650 Meeting with BlueFloat Energy and Elemental Group 26 March MBIE
2324-2673 Meeting with Crown Infrastructure Partners and Cyclone Recovery Unit on Wednesday, 27 March 2024 26 March MBIE
2324-2748 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 27 March MBIE
2324-2753 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 27 March MBIE
2324-2741 Wairarapa Water Storage Scheme 27 March MBIE
2324-2763 Update on the sale process with Pure Turoa Limited and material to support your meeting with Hon Potaka at 5.30pm, 27 March 27 March MBIE
2324-2649 Talking points and final Cabinet paper – ‘Using Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) underspends to address cost pressures for two PGF projects’ 27 March MBIE
2324-2458 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 27 March 2024 27 March MBIE
2324-2580 Meeting with Basil Chamberlain – Minister Patterson  27 March MBIE
2324-2469 Opening of Mātaatua Marae and visiting two Rotorua-based projects 27 March MBIE
2324-2659 Visit to Kānoa – RD managed projects in Whangārei, Thursday 4 April 2024 27 March MBIE
2324-2700 Meeting with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to discuss critical infrastructure resilience work 27 March MBIE
2324-2798 Background on Kānoa – RD funded Ōpōtiki projects 28 March MBIE

February 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-1511 Utilising the Returns Accruing within Crown Regional Holdings Limited 1 February MBIE
2324-1842 Update on initial scoping work regarding Government funds related to the Regional Infrastructure Fund 1 February MBIE
2324-1849 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 1 February MBIE
2324-1913 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 2 February MBIE
2324-1582 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 7 February 2024 7 February MBIE
2324-1893 Meeting with the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Ministerial colleagues to discuss the Regional Infrastructure Fund (RIF) 8 February MBIE
2324-1841 Minister’s visit to West Coast Events 12 February MBIE
2324-1798 Follow up from meeting with IrrigationNZ 12 February MBIE
2324-1904 Options to support flood resilience projects through the Regional Infrastructure Fund 13 February MBIE
2324-1830 Northport Limited Dry Dock Expansion Project 14 February MBIE
2324-1909 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 14 February 2024 14 February MBIE
2324-2063 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for funding approval - Tranche 6 14 February MBIE
2324-2088 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Approval of two urgent funding applications over $20 million – Cabinet paper for lodgement 14 February MBIE
2324-2062 Response to request to identify energy projects for fast tracking 15 February MBIE
2324-1980 Aide Memoire for Minister Patterson on Marae Renovations and Community Halls 16 February MBIE
2324-2109 Draft Cabinet paper – Decisions on the future of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (In Liquidation and Receivership) (RAL) post-March 2024 16 February MBIE
2324-2135 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 16 February MBIE
2324-2069 Meeting with Chatham Island Mayor 19 February MBIE
2324-1877 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 21 February MBIE
2324-1891 Meeting with Dr Roger Blakeley on Wednesday 28 February 2024 21 February MBIE
2324-1910 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 21 February 2024 21 February MBIE
2324-2158 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 21 February MBIE
2324-2235 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Public Interest Test approval for two projects over $20 million 22 February MBIE
2324-2159 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 23 February MBIE
2324-2081 Review of Kānoa – Regional Economic Development and Investment Unit’s September - December 2023 Quarterly Report 26 February MBIE
2324-2252 Meeting with Plenty Unlimited 27 February MBIE
2324-1911 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 28 February 2024 28 February MBIE
2324-2026 Crown Regional Holdings Ltd – Letter of Expectations for 2024/25 29 February MBIE
2324-2302 Cabinet paper – Decisions on the future of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (In Liquidation and Receivership) (RAL) post-March 2024 29 February MBIE
2324-2305 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for approval – Tranche 8 29 February MBIE

January 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-1438 Proactive Release of the Regional Development Briefing to Incoming Minister 17 January MBIE
2324-1388 Update on the North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme 18 January MBIE
2324-1379 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 18 January MBIE
2324-1593 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme: Applications recommended for approval - Tranche 5 18 January MBIE
2324-1639 Priorities letter for the Prime Minister: Draft Regional Development priorities 19 January MBIE
2324-1665 Talking Points to support Ministers Speech at Nelson City Council Retreat 23 January MBIE
2324-1477 Kānoa Loan Variations for Rakiura Māori Lands Trust and Quality Roading & Services (Wairoa) 24 January MBIE
2324-1580 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 24 January 2024 24 January MBIE
2324-1705 Regional Infrastructure Fund (RIF) – key high-level policy and administration settings 24 January MBIE
2324-1760 Joint Ministers Meeting on Ruapehu Alpine Lifts and Mt Ruapehu 26 January MBIE
2324-1845 North Island Weather Events Primary Producer Finance Scheme Joint Ministers Meeting – 1 February 2024 30 January MBIE
2324-1581 Kānoa – Regional Development Weekly Report to 31 January 2024 31 January MBIE

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Regional Development – 2023

Titles of documents the Minister for Regional Development received from MBIE in 2023.

Last updated: 23 May 2024