Annual report 2018/19 – Pūrongo ā-tau 2018/19

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2018/19 Annual Report is a review of our financial and non-financial performance against our outcomes, priorities and obligations.

2018/19 Annual Report

We strive to grow New Zealand for all through economic performance and participation, ultimately improving the lives and living standards of New Zealanders. To do this, our purpose – Grow New Zealand for All – is underpinned by our five strategic outcomes:

  • Prosperous and adaptable people, sectors and regions
  • People are skilled and engaged in safe and fulfilling work
  • Informed consumers and businesses interacting with confidence
  • Value is sustainably derived from the natural environment
  • A dynamic business environment fostering innovation and international connections

The purpose of this report is to provide a view of our performance against those outcomes and the objectives we set at the beginning of the financial year.

This web version of the Annual report 2018/19 consists of an extract of financial and non-financial performance information from the full official Annual report 2018/19.

The official electronic version of the Annual report 2018/19 [PDF, 4.6 MB] is provided in PDF format. We may also publish this document in other electronic formats to improve the accessibility of our information. While these alternative formats may have minor presentation changes, we make every effort to ensure the information is accurately converted.

In this section

Kupu whakataki a te kaihautū – Chief Executive’s foreword

Kei te tino harikoa au ki te whakatakoto atu i te pūrongo ā-tau a Hīkina Whakatutuki mō te tau 2018/19.

It gives me great pleasure to present the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) 2018/19 Annual Report.

Our year in review – executive summary

Some clear themes have emerged over the past year as we have put in place policies, projects and people to help us Grow New Zealand for All. We are operating in a fast-changing world and our economy must be able to respond as quickly. We need to be future-focused, innovative and collaborative to meet this challenge.

Our organisation

MBIE is a large ministry entrusted with a big responsibility – to grow New Zealand’s economy and to share the benefits with everyone who lives here. MBIE is working towards delivering an integrated approach to both regulation and service delivery, leveraging our size and scope.

Our partnerships – working across government

MBIE can make the most impact by coordinating and sharing information within our organisation, across government and with industry and communities.

Financial commentary

This section of the Annual report provides a commentary on MBIE’s 2018/19 financial results and a view of our forecast financial plans for 2019/20.

Last updated: 17 October 2019