Briefings to Incoming Ministers

We produce Briefings to Incoming Ministers (BIMs) following a general election or change in minister. They provide an introduction to each portfolio and summarise key areas of policy and policy issues.

2020 Briefings to Incoming Ministers

These BIMs were prepared for Ministers following the 2020 general election. These documents have been proactively released. Redactions made to the documents have been made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.

This is the overarching BIM, designed to provide ministers with information on our role, purpose and organisational structure.

2017 Briefings to Incoming Ministers

These BIMs were prepared for Ministers following the 2017 general election. These documents have been proactively released. Redactions made to the documents have been made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.

2016 Briefings to Incoming Ministers

These BIMs were prepared for Ministers due to a Cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of Prime Minister John Key in December 2016. These documents were proactively released. Redactions made to the documents were made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.

Last updated: 08 January 2021