Science, Innovation and Technology

The Minister of Science, Innovation and Technology 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

March 2024

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author
2324-1024 Applied Doctorate scheme – improving the impact of research by building workforce capability 1 March MBIE
2324-1663 Letters of Expectation for 2024/25 5 March MBIE
2324-1862 Endeavour Fund – changes to Smart Ideas 5 March MBIE
2324-1869 Event briefing – Visit to UniServices – University of Auckland 5 March MBIE
2324-1022 The New Zealand Research Information System 6 March MBIE
2324-2231 Event Briefing – Life Sciences Summit 6 March MBIE
2324-2206 Background on New Zealand Food Innovation Network 7 March MBIE
2324-2317 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 8 March 2024 7 March MBIE
2324-2498 Event Briefing: Meeting with Vietnam Minister of Science 8 March MBIE
2324-1999 Science System Advisory Group and the University Advisory Group (Joint Cabinet Paper, Advisory Groups) 11 March MBIE
2324-2547 Meeting with Siren and Irish Minister of State Jack Chambers 12 March MBIE
2324-2505 Expectations for AI Cabinet paper 13 March MBIE
2324-2224 Event Briefing – Edmund Hillary Fellowship 13 March MBIE
2324-2241 Regulation of biotechnology – joint ministers meeting 14 March MBIE
2324-2318 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 15 March 2024 14 March MBIE
2324-2584 The Catalyst Fund – International research cooperation 15 March MBIE
2324-2595 In-Year Payments temporary loan scheme wind-down costs 18 March MBIE
2324-2330 Meeting with Google 18 March MBIE
2324-2331 Meeting with NZGDA 20 March MBIE
2324-2376 Meeting with Ambassador Lawrence Meredith 20 March MBIE
2324-2574 Māori participation in Science, Innovation and Technology 21 March MBIE
2324-2328 Meeting with AI Forum of New Zealand 21 March MBIE
2324-2319 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 22 March 2024 21 March MBIE
2324-2590 Minister Stanford meeting on 27 March 2024 21 March MBIE
2324-1860 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 21 March MBIE
2324-2666 Estimates of Appropriations 2024/25 Vote Business, Science and Innovation – Proposed Changes to the Digital Technologies Industry Transformation Plan MCA appropriation 21 March MBIE
2324-2674 Crown Research Institute – Refocus 21 March MBIE
2324-2684 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 21 March MBIE
2324-2555 R&D Tax Incentive – Five-Year Evaluation 25 March MBIE
2324-2718 Meeting with GNS Science Chair and Chief Executive 26 March MBIE
2324-2749 Minister Watts meeting 28 March 2024 27 March MBIE
2324-2740 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 27 March MBIE
2324-2347 July – December 2023 Six-Monthly Performance Report – Science, Innovation and Technology portfolio 28 March MBIE
2324-2721 Crown Research Institutes half year reports 28 March MBIE
2324-2320 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 29 March 2024 28 March MBIE

February 2024

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author
2324-1661 New Zealand Product Accelerator Review 1 February MBIE
2324-1493 Boosting the Tech Sector’ manifesto commitments 2 February MBIE
2324-1797 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  5 February MBIE
2324-1816  Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  5 February MBIE
2324-1852 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 2 February 2024 5 February MBIE
2324-1945  United States Embassy reception for scientific collaboration  7 February MBIE
2324-1598 Meeting with Ambassador Laurence Beau 7 February MBIE
2324-1706 Meeting with Ambassador Simon Draper 8 February MBIE
2324-1836 Biotechnology regulator – process  8 February MBIE
2324-1857 Event Briefing Meeting with Royal Society Te Apārangi 8 February MBIE
2324-1762 Meeting with Roger Sharp Whakatipu Hangarau Trust 9 February MBIE
2324-1853 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 9 February 2024 9 February MBIE
2324-1996 Cabinet paper – Resetting New Zealand’s Foreign Policy 9 February MBIE
2324-2057 Regulation of biotechnology – legislation bid 12 February MBIE
2324-1061 The Catalyst Fund – international research cooperation 14 February MBIE
2324-2056 Creative HQ 20th Birthday Event 14 February MBIE
2324-2094 Meeting with BusinessNZ 14 February MBIE
2324-1707 Initial meeting with Tāwhaki partner shareholder – Kaitorete Limited 15 February MBIE
2324-1854 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 16 February 2024 15 February MBIE
2324-2101 Advisory Groups: Draft Joint Cabinet Paper 15 February MBIE
2324-2095 Meeting with the Minister of Health regarding the Health Research Council 19 February MBIE
2324-2173 Advisory Groups, Joint Cabinet Paper 19 February MBIE
2324-1870 Event Briefing – Meeting with John Allen – Wellington Science City 21 February MBIE
2324-1855 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 23 February 2024 22 February MBIE
2324-1879 2024 MBU Submission – Vote BS&I – SI&T portfolio 22 February MBIE
2324-2183 Meeting with Callaghan Innovation Board Chair and CE 22 February MBIE
2324-1943 Science Innovation and Technology Work Programme 23 February MBIE
2324-2182 Update on In-Year Payments of the RDTI 23 February MBIE
2324-2122 Event Briefing: New Zealand – UK Science Reception 26 February MBIE
2324-2132 Proposed Overseas Travel Cabinet Paper – Europe 27 February MBIE
2324-2312 Ferrier Lecture Speech – 29 February 2024 27 February MBIE
2324-2134 GNS Stakeholder Event 28 February MBIE
2324-1243 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  29 February MBIE
2324-2219 Event Briefing – NZTech 29 February MBIE

January 2024

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author
2324-1489 Horizon Europe – Access to Restricted Calls 4 January MBIE
2324-1514 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 12 January  2024 11 January MBIE
2324-1520 Letter to Minister of Health regarding the Health Research Council 16 January MBIE
2324-1369 Changes in expenditure 17 January MBIE
2324-1664 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  24 January MBIE
2324-1516 Science, Innovation & Technology Weekly Report – 26 January 2024 25 January MBIE
2324-1589 Meeting with CRI’s and Callaghan Innovation Chairs and Chief Executives 25 January MBIE
2324-1748 Next steps for the temporary RDTI In Year Payments loan programme  30 January MBIE
2324-1814 New Zealand Science lunch onboard the rua moana 30 January MBIE
2324-1844 Information for Acting Minister of Science, Innovation and Technology 30 January MBIE
2324-1709 Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Campus Visit 31 January MBIE
2324-1833 Crown Research Institutes – Call for nominations 31 January MBIE

December 2023

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author
2324-0804 CRI and REANNZ Tabling of Annual Reports and Shareholders Resolutions for Annual Meetings 1 December MBIE
2324-1136 Closure of the MBIE-led Industry Transformation Plan Programme 1 December MBIE
2324-1109 Tabling of Non-Departmental Appropriations Report 2022/23 – Research, Science and Innovation portfolio 4 December MBIE
2324-1208 Game Development Sector Rebate and support schemes 6 December MBIE
2324-1261 Choices and Ideas for the Science System 6 December MBIE
2324-1263 Regulation of Biotechnology: Initial Advice 7 December MBIE
2324-0991 Science Innovation and Technology Weekly Report – 8 December 2023 8 December MBIE
2324-1246 Meeting with Sir Jerry Mateparae  11 December MBIE
2324-1327 Malaghan end of year celebration 2023 (Malaghan Institute End of Year Celebration 2023) 11 December MBIE
2324-1251 Meeting with Callaghan Innovation 12 December MBIE
2324-1330 Retaining Third-Party ITP Contracts Held by MBIE 12 December MBIE
2324-1341 Game Development Sector Rebate: Pilot Phase Funding  13 December MBIE
2324-1254 Improving business performance and productivity through aligning the Science, Innovation and Technology and Economic Development System (Aligning the Science, Innovation and Technology and Economic Development System) 13 December MBIE
2324-1089 Introduction to policy work on AI (Policy work on AI) 14 December MBIE
2324-1291 Follow-up to UK Artificial Intelligence Safety Summit 14 December MBIE
2324-0902  Briefing for incoming Minster – Overview of Crown Research Institutes and Key Issues 14 December MBIE
2324-1028 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  14 December MBIE
2324-0953 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  15 December MBIE
2324-1315 International engagement opportunities for 2024 15 December MBIE
2324-1323 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  15 December MBIE
2324-0992 Science Innovation and Technology Weekly Report – 15 December 2023 15 December MBIE
2324-1344 WSC – Participant engagement (Wellington Science City – Participant engagement) 18 December MBIE
2324-1381 Amendments to the Digital Technologies Industry Transformation Plans Multi-Category Appropriation baselines 18 December MBIE
2324-1407 Independent Strategic Panel Report Handover 19 December MBIE
2324-1115 eResearch infrastructure issues and opportunities 20 December MBIE
2324-1290 Research and Development Tax Incentive Overview 20 December MBIE
2324-1430 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  20 December MBIE
2324-1270 Increasing alignment between business-facing activities of Callaghan Innovation and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise 20 December MBIE
2324-1042 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  20 December MBIE
2324-0879 ESR Kenepuru property redevelopment 20 December MBIE
2324-0242 Capital Contingency draw-down for ESR Kenepuru property redevelopment 20 December MBIE
2324-1394 Effectiveness of Crown Research Institutes: policy context 21 December MBIE
2324-1404 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  21 December MBIE
2324-1471 Tāwhaki – a signal to increase commercial opportunities (Tawhaki – next steps into 2024) 21 December MBIE
2324-1476 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  21 December MBIE

November 2023

Tracking number Title  Date received by Minister Author
Science, Innovation and Technology BIM 28 November MBIE
2324-0953 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  28 November MBIE
BIM for the Incoming Minister Responsible for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 28 November MBIE
2324-0917 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government  28 November MBIE
Economic Context Briefing 28 November MBIE
2324-1124 Science New Zealand Awards 29 November MBIE
Game Development Sector Rebate 30 November MBIE
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Research, Science and Innovation – 2023

The Minister of Research, Science and Innovation is proactively releasing the titles of documents received from MBIE.

Last updated: 29 April 2024