Space

The Minister for Space 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

February 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-1113 Meeting with Rocket Lab 7 February MBIE
2324-1779 Advice to authorise an overseas payload permit for the University of Auckland 7 February MBIE
2324-1956 Space Weekly Report for week ending 7 February 2024 7 February MBIE
2324-1824 Event: Meeting with retired astronaut: Heidemaire Stefanyshyn-Piper 7 February MBIE
2324-1921 Advice to authorise an overseas payload permit for the University of Canterbury 9 February MBIE
2324-1568 Meeting with German Aerospace Center delegation 14 February MBIE
2324-1957 Space Weekly Report for week ending 14 February 2024 14 February MBIE
2324-2090 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 14 February MBIE
2324-1619 MethaneSAT – The Mission 14 February MBIE
2324-1707 Further information on the Tawhaki Joint Venture 15 February MBIE
2324-1958 Space Weekly Report for week ending 21 February 2024 23 February MBIE
2324-1354 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 23 February MBIE
2324-1959 Space Weekly Report for week ending 28 February 2024 28 February MBIE

January 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-1510 Space Weekly Report 10 January 2024 10 January MBIE
2324-0976 Recommendation on renewing and varying Rocket Lab’s launch and facility licences under the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017 12 January MBIE
2324-1509 Advice to authorise a payload permit for Capella Space Corporation 15 January MBIE
2324-1442 Proactive Release of the Space Briefing to Incoming Minister 17 January MBIE
2324-1629 Progressing an amendment to the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Regulations 2017 19 January MBIE
2324-1607 Event Briefing: Minister Collins Meeting with Andy Koronios (SmartSat CRC) 24 January MBIE
2324-1688 Space Weekly Report – for week ending 24.01.2024 24 January MBIE
2324-1668 Advice to authorise a high-altitude licence for Dawn Aerospace New Zealand Limited 31 January MBIE

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Space - 2023

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

Last updated: 22 March 2024