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.

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.

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

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: Briefing for the Incoming Minister responsible for MBIE [PDF, 1.2MB](external link)

Accompanying this document are portfolio-specific BIMs relevant to each minister’s responsibilities.

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for ACC [PDF, 822KB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Building and Construction [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs [PDF, 1.6MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Economic Development [PDF, 1.1MB](external link)

Accompanying letter to the Minister of Economic Development(external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Employment [PDF, 1.9KB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Energy and Resources [PDF, 1.5MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Housing and Urban Development [PDF, 1.2KB](external link)

Supplementary document: Built and Urban System [PDF, 557KB](external link)

Supplementary document: Delivering Your Housing Programme [PDF, 2.1MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Immigration [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Infrastructure(external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Regional Economic Development [PDF, 693KB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Research, Science and Innovation [PDF, 2.1MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Small Business [PDF, 514KB](external link)

Small Business - Annex 2 Small Business Brochure [PDF, 207MB](external link)

Small Business - Annex 3 Small Business Factsheet [PDF, 1.02MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Tourism [PDF, 918MB](external link)

Briefing for the Incoming Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety [PDF, 635KB](external link)

Covering letter for Incoming Minister of Workplace Relations & Safety; Immigration and ACC [PDF, 218 KB]

2016 Briefings to Incoming Ministers

These BIMs were prepared for ministers following the 2016 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:

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: Briefing to Incoming Ministers [PDF, 591 KB]

Accompanying this document are portfolio specific BIMs relevant to each minister’s responsibilities.

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for ACC [PDF, 840 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs [PDF, 538 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Communications [PDF, 1 MB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Economic Development [PDF, 364 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Energy and Resources [PDF, 993 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Science and Innovation [PDF, 1.5 MB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Skills and Employment [PDF, 960 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister for Small Business [PDF, 194 KB]

Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Tourism [PDF, 3.1 MB]

Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Tourism New Zealand [PDF, 599 KB]

Last updated: 07 February 2019