IT, Communications & Broadband

Information and communications technologies could enhance innovation and productivity across the economy. To realise this potential, we work to ensure that telecommunications markets operate efficiently, and the commerce and ICT infrastructure is well developed.


We hold a range of responsibilities relating to the communications sector.

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Fast broadband

We’re working to improve connectivity for all New Zealanders.

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Postal services

Postal policy supports an efficient postal market in New Zealand.

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Radio spectrum

The Ministry is responsible for providing policy advice to Government on the allocation of New Zealand's radio spectrum, and administering the Radiocommunications Act 1989 and the supporting Radiocommunications Regulations 2001.

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Investor Guide to the NZ Tech Sector [PDF 4.9MB]

The Technology Investment Network, in partnership with the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment have put together a guide for those who are interested in investing, or attracting investment, to the New Zealand Technology Sector.

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