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Departmental papers

Contact Tracing Technologies Prototype Research Programme key documents

This information is jointly released by the Ministry of Health and Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Departments take into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Departments have redacted Personal phone numbers/emails for privacy. These documents are published in Adobe PDF format on the Ministry of Health website. A link to the reports is provided below.

Date

Title

13 August 2021

Contact Tracing Technologies Prototype Research Programme key documents (Ministry of Health website)

Proactive release of information relating to Crown Intervention in Tauranga City Council under Part 10 of the Local Government Act 2002

This information is relating to Crown Intervention in Tauranga City Council under Part 10 of the Local Government Act 2002.

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department is releasing this information with redactions, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

5 February 2021

Proactive release of information relating to Crown Intervention in Tauranga City Council under Part 10 of the Local Government Act 2002 - Appointing commissioners (PDF, 4.6MB) 

19 December 2020

Proactive release of information relating to Crown Intervention in Tauranga City Council under Part 10 of the Local Government Act 2002 (PDF, 14.7MB) 

Independent Review of Marketplace Portal Data Incident

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department has redacted some information, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

17 December 2020

Independent Review of Marketplace Portal Data Incident  (PDF, 38.5MB) 

Proactive Release of Independent CovidCard Reports

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department has redacted some information, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

2 October 2020

Proactive Release of Independent CovidCard Reports  (PDF, 18.7MB)

 

Report Commissioned by the Department of Internal Affairs from MartinJenkins: Participatory Practices in Local government (11 December 2019)

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Report is released in full, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

7 August 2020

Report Commissioned by the Department of Internal Affairs from MartinJenkins: Participatory Practices in Local government (PDF, 883KB)

Report for the National Archival and Library Institutions Ministerial Group on the status of the Chief Archivist (released 19 May 2020)

This information is an independent report to the Department of Internal Affairs on the status of the Chief Archivist. The information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Report is released in full, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

19 May 2020

Proactive release of Report for the National Archival and Library Institutions Ministerial Group on the status of the Chief Archivist (PDF, 1.8MB)

Documents related to the closure of Tokaanu Marina (Taupo) and associated assessment reports - second release (released September 2019)

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department has redacted some information, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

26 September 2019 

 Proactive release of Tokaanu marina Condition Assessments (PDF, 4MB)

Documents related to the closure of Tokaanu Marina (Taupo) and associated assessment reports (released July 2019)

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department has redacted some information, as noted on the cover page. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

23 July 2019 

 Proactive release of Tokaanu marina Condition Assessments (PDF, 6.7MB)

Documents relating to the State Services Commission’s Inquiry into use of Private Investigators (released December 2018)

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department has redacted references to the amounts paid to Paragon New Zealand on the grounds of commercial sensitivity and the names and contact information of people to protect the privacy of those concerned. This document is published in Adobe PDF format.

Date

Title

July-August 2018 

 DIA's use of external security consultants (PDF, 3MB)

Document relating to the investigation of the Patten report’s unauthorised disclosure

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs.  In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

The Department redacted references to the names, gender, identifiable information and other details from the documents following a due diligence process, to protect the privacy of those concerned in this internal investigation and to protect and maintain legal professional privilege. This document is published in Adobe PDF format. (released 8 November 2018)

Date

Title

 31 October 2018 

Deloitte report into the investigation of Patten report's unauthorised disclosure (PDF, 5.5MB)

Documents relating to the investigation of the Hon Whaitiri incident – October 2018

This information is released by the Department of Internal Affairs. In releasing this information, the Department takes into account the public interest in making the information public. See our media release (5 October 2018)

The Department redacted references to the names, gender and other identifiable information from the documents following a due diligence process, to protect the privacy of those concerned in this employment matter.

Documents are published in Adobe PDF format and are listed in release-date order, with the most recent responses at the top.

Date

Title

5 October 2018

Redacted – TOR of the investigation on the incident involving Hon Whaitiri and a staff member (PDF, 2MB)

5 October 2018

Redacted – Final report of the investigation (PDF, 1MB)

5 October 2018

Redacted – Letter from Hon Whaitiri’s legal representatives (PDF, 870KB)

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Ministers' papers

Ministers' papers - Community and Voluntary Sector

Date

Title

4 May 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet material regarding Modernising the Charities Act 2005 (PDF, 1MB)

3 May 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet Material for the Extension of in-kind support for foreign nationals experiencing serious hardship due to the impacts of COVID-19 (PDF, 2MB)

14 September 2020

Proactive release of Cabinet material providing an Overview of the gambling, racing and community funding work programme (including the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector’s oral item on community funding)  (PDF, 754KB)

Ministers' papers - Ethnic Communities

Date

Title

18 November 2019

Immediate Funding for the Office of Ethnic Communities in Response to the Christchurch Mosques Terror Attack (PDF, 1.3MB)

Ministers' papers - Digital Economy and Communications

This information is released on the request of the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications.  In releasing this information, the Minister takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

Documents are published in Adobe PDF format and are listed in release-date order, with the most recent responses at the top.

Date

Title

22 August 2021

Cabinet material relating to the oral item: Update on the Improving Government Payroll Systems Programme (PDF, 2MB)

9 August 2021

Investing in infrastructure for the digital identity system (PDF, 2.36MB)

28 May 2021

Cabinet material about the Addressing Urgent Gaps in Digital Skills Funding (PDF, 2MB)

14 May 2021

Cabinet material about the detailed policy proposals for a Digital Identity Trust Framework Bill (PDF, 5.3MB)

29 April 2021

Proactive release of titles of Briefings received by the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications, from the Department of Internal Affairs, Jan-Mar 2021 (PDF, 267KB)

4 February 2021

Titles of Briefings received by the Minister for Digital Economy and Communications, from the Department of Internal Affairs, Nov-Dec 2020 (PDF, 790KB)

9 November 2020

Cabinet papers and minutes on Overseas Travel: Hon Kris Faafoi - November 2020 (PDF, 1.7MB)

21 August 2020

Cabinet material about the Digital Identity Trust Framework (PDF, 2.2MB)

3 December 2019

Cabinet material about the Strategy for a Digital Public Service (PDF, 2MB)

10 May 2019

Cabinet Paper: Developing Options for a New Approach to Digital Identity (PDF, 5.5MB)

27 June 2018

GDS Briefing: Digital Inclusion work programme update - 26 June (PDF, 2MB)

26 June 2018

GDS Status Report - 21 June - 26 June (PDF, 1MB)

20 June 2018

GDS Status Report - 14 June - 20 June (PDF, 870KB)

13 June 2018

GDS Status Report - 7 June - 13 June (PDF, 1MB)

6 June 2018

GDS Status Report - 1 June - 6 June (PDF, 880KB)

Ministers' papers – Internal Affairs

This information is released on the request of the Minister for Internal Affairs.  In releasing this information, the Minister takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

Documents are published in Adobe PDF format and are listed in release-date order, with the most recent responses at the top.

Date

Title

5 November 2021

Proactive release of Department of Internal Affairs papers regarding the Tāhuhu Programme (PDF, 3.5MB)

6 September 2021

Proactive release of LEG Cabinet paper and associated briefings – Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill: Approval of self-identification supplementary order paper (PDF, 2.3MB)

 12 August 2021

Cabinet papers related to the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Amendment Regulations 2021 (1.8MB)

6 August 2021 Interim Administrative Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions (PDF, 8MB)
6 August 2021 Cabinet paper and associated minutes concerning the Royal Commission into Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions Amendment Order 2021 (PDF, 2.5MB)
3 August 2021 Proactive release of a Department of Internal Affairs briefing regarding the donation of books from the Overseas Published Collections to the Internet Archive (PDF, 1.35MB)
26 July 2021 Cabinet material and associated briefings about the Next Steps for the Royal
Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions (PDF, 10MB)
23 July 2021 Cabinet material relating to the removal of the filtering provisions from the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill (PDF, 1.9MB)
28 June 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material – Films, Videos, and Publications Commercial Video on-Demand Levy Regulations 2021 (PDF, 1.1MB)
28 June 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material – Films, Videos, and Publications (Commercial Video on-Demand) Amendment Regulations 2021 (PDF, 1.2MB)
2 July 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet material about the initiation of the media content regulatory review (PDF, 4.4MB)

Note, that the briefing The Department’s recommended approach to a review of the media content regulatory system reflects the Department’s independent early thinking and that there are no plans for two separate reviews.

14 June 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet paper and associated briefings – Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill (PDF, 14.3MB)

2 June 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet material and briefings for the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Funding Review May 2021 (PDF, 6MB)

20 May 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material for the release of Government response to the final report of the working group for reducing bariers to changing registered sex (PDF, 3.39MB)
5 May 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material about Agreement to Share Information about Deaths (PDF, 937KB)
15 March 2021

Cabinet material about out of cycle changes to budget baselines for the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 (PDF, 12MB)

9 February 2021

Cabinet material for Fire and Emergency New Zealand (COVID-19 – Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2020 (PDF, 1MB)

21 December 2020

Cabinet paper about changes to the Order in Council (including the terms of reference) for the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 (PDF, 2MB)

25 November 2020

Internal Affairs briefing, and letters from the Chairs of the Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL) and Library and Information Advisory Commission (LIAC), regarding the management of the National Library’s Overseas Published Collections (PDF, 2.2MB)

25 September 2020

Cabinet papers and minutes on Overseas Travel: Hon Tracey Martin - March 2020 (PDF, 1.7MB)

16 September 2020

Proactive release of the Cabinet paper “Investing in Critical Infrastructure for Identity and Life Event Services”, related papers and the Single Stage Business Case for Phase 2 for Te Ara Manaaki. (Due to excesively large file size, this release has been divided into four parts):

Proactive release - Investing in Critical Infrastructure - Part 1 (PDF, 2.2MB)

Proactive release - Investing in Critical Infrastructure - Part 2 (PDF, 20MB)

Proactive release - Investing in Critical Infrastructure - Part 3 (PDF, 13.5MB)

Proactive release - Investing in Critical Infrastructure - Part 4 (PDF, 17MB)

14 September 2020 Proactive release of Cabinet material providing an Overview of the gambling, racing and community funding work programme (including the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector’s oral item on community funding) (PDF, 754KB)
4 September 2020 Proactive release of Cabinet material about Overseas Travel - 24 August 2020 (PDF, 802KB)
31 August 2020

Proactive release of briefings about the third and final extension to the report back date of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 (PDF, 8MB)

27 July 2020 Cabinet material about funding the Office of Film and Literature Classification (PDF, 1.3MB)
24 July 2020 Cabinet Material about Privacy (Information Sharing Agreement facilitating Customer Nominated Services) Order 2020 (PDF, 2.5MB)
25 June 2020 Cabinet paper: Preserving the Nation’s Memory (PDF, 9.7MB)
22 June 2020 Cabinet paper entitled “Films, Videos, Publications (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill: Approval for Introduction” and related minutes (PDF, 1MB)
5 March 2020 Cabinet material on the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019: Extension to the final report back date and additional funding (PDF, 6MB)
14 February 2020 Cabinet material about the Review of options for funding the classification framework under the Films, Videos, Publications and Classification Act 1993 (PDF, 5MB)
14 February 2020 Direct Access Agreement under the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 – 31 October 2018 (PDF, 4MB)
7 February 2020 Cabinet material about the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Commercial Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill (PDF, 5.42MB)
30 January 2020 Cabinet material relating to Countering Violent Extremism Online (PDF, 10MB)
16 December 2019 Cabinet material about Information Sharing for Customer Nominated Services  (PDF, 2.7MB)
12 December 2019 Cabinet material about the Privacy (information Sharing Agreement to Facilitate Efficient Provision of Identity Services) Order 2019 (PDF, 1.5MB)
 4 December 2019 Second release of Fire and Emergency New Zealand funding review papers (PDF, 925KB)
29 November 2019 Fire and Emergency New Zealand funding review papers 
(PDF, 1.1MB)
12 November 2019 Cabinet material about the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions: funding for legal assistance and fit out costs (PDF, 1.8MB)
29 October 2019 Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Dispute Resolution Scheme: Release of consultation documents (PDF, 1.2MB)
29 October 2019 Supplementary Order Paper and Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Levy Rates and Information Requirements in Transitional Period) Amendment Regulations 2019 (PDF, 1MB)
4 October 2019 Final Policy proposals to amend the FVPCA to classify CVoD (PDF, 5.4MB)
20 September 2019 Briefings relating to the establishment of the Working Group for Reducing Barriers to Changing Registered Sex (8.6MB)
12 August 2019 Online Gambling in New Zealand: Release of Discussion Document (PDF, 8MB)
1 August 2019 Establishing a Working Group for reducing barriers to changing registered sex (PDF, 679KB) 
17 July 2019 Proactive release of Cabinet material about Improved Information Sharing for Customer Nominated Services (PDF, 911KB)
28 June 2019 Joint Cabinet Papers of the Attorney-General and Minister of Internal Affairs Establishing the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 – 20 May, 8 April and 25 March 2019 (PDF, 3MB)
28 June 2019 Cabinet Paper on the Strategy to prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm (PDF, 10MB)
28 June 2019 Cabinet paper: Gambling (Problem Gambling Levy) Regulations 2019 (PDF, 1MB)
7 June 2019 Future regulation of class 4 gambling - March 2019 (PDF, 2MB)
16 May 2019 New Contract for Supply and Personalisation of NZ Travel Documents, Department of Internal Affairs - 20 March 2019 (PDF, 1MB)
16 May 2019 Minute of Decision New Contract for Supply and Personalisation of NZ Travel Documents, Cabinet Office - 20 March 2019 (PDF, 789KB)

26 April 2019

Minister’s Cabinet paper: Consultation on Commercial Video on-Demand content classification (PDF, 7MB) 

26 April 2019

Agreement to publish the Cabinet paper entitled 'Classification for Commercial Video on-Demand Content: Release of Discussion Document' and related documents - 11 March 2019 (PDF, 770KB) 

26 April 2019

Minute of Decision: Report of the Cabinet Social Wellbeing Committee: Period Ended 8 March 2019 (PDF, 670KB) 

26 April 2019

Minute of Decision: Classification for Commercial Video on-Demand Content: Release of Discussion Document - 6 March 2019 (PDF, 1.2MB) 

26 April 2019

Cover briefing: Consultation package and Cabinet paper on changes to the Films, Videos, and Publications Act 1993 - 7 February 2019 (PDF, 1.3MB) 

26 April 2019

Minute of Decision: Additional Item: Proposed Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Subscription Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill: Proposed Approach - 29 January 2019 (PDF, 1.2MB) 

26 April 2019

Cabinet Oral item: Proposals to amend Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 to include Subscription Video on-Demand content - 24 January 2019  (PDF, 1.5MB) 

26 April 2019

Policy briefing: Further advice regarding proposed Films, Videos and Publications Classification Amendment Bill - 19 December 2018 (PDF, 1.3MB) 
26 April 2019 Policy briefing: changes to New Zealand’s classification regime – The Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Subscription Video on-Demand) Amendment Bill - 10 December 2018 (PDF, 1.4MB) 

18 April 2019

Cabinet Paper National Library Te Puna Foundation (PDF, 2MB)

March 2019

Cabinet paper: Chatham Islands Investment Strategy Update (PDF, 179KB)

November 2018

Cabinet paper: Proposed changes to passport and travel fees (PDF, 2MB)

November 2018

Cabinet Minute: GOV-18-MIN-0084 (PDF, 1MB)

December 2018

LEG Paper: Passport (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2019 (PDF, 870KB)

December 2018

Cabinet Minute: LEG-MIN-0179 (PDF, 1MB)

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Ministers’ papers – Local Government

This information is released on the request of the Minister of Local Government. In releasing this information, the Minister takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

Some information has been redacted from these documents under S 9(2)(a) of the Official Information Act 1982.

Documents are published in Adobe PDF format and are listed in release-date order, with the most recent responses at the top.

Date

Title

16 November 2021

Cabinet Paper Four and minute - Delivering the Three Waters Reforms - 12 July 2021 [PDF, 8MB]

16 November 2021

Cabinet paper and minute - Government Response to the Report of the Justice Committee Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections and Liquor Licensing Trust Elections, and Recent Energy Trust Elections [PDF,1.79MB]

2 November 2021

Three Waters Reform Programme - Local Government Feedback on reform proposals

18 October 2021

Cabinet Paper - Three Waters Reforms Further Decisions - 18 October 2021 [PDF, 18.5MB]

24 September 2021

Briefing – Three Waters Review – Castalia report for Whangārei District Council [PDF, 1.6MB]
Appendix 1 – Farrierswier letter to DIA on earlier Castalia report [PDF, 994KB]
Appendix 2 – Responses to claims made by Castalia [PDF, 871KB]
Appendix 3 – Departmental Statement on the Castalia Report for Whangārei District Council [PDF, 883KB]
Appendix 4 – Alan Sutherland letter to Minister Mahuta [PDF, 760KB]
Castalia report – Advice on Water Reform Opt-Out [PDF, 1.6MB]

5 August 2021

Information Memorandum - Standard and Poor's - Three Waters Reform Programme [PDF, 4MB]

5 August 2021

Rating Evaluation Service (RES) Letter - Three Waters Reform Programme [PDF, 2MB]

4 August 2021

Cabinet material and additional documents relating to the Rates Rebates Order 2021 (PDF, 4MB)

20 July 2021

Cabinet paper and minute: Dog Control (Schedule 5) Order 2021 (PDF, 1MB)

19 July 2021

Cabinet paper and minute - Community resilience programme – report back and future focus (PDF, 6MB)

9 July 2021

Changes to Māori Ward and Māori Constituency Processes: Release of Discussion Document (PDF, 1 MB)

30 June 2021

Cabinet material related to developing a new system for three waters service delivery:

See also: Regulatory Impact Analysis

18 June 2021

Cabinet material related to the establishment of a Ministerial review into the future for local government (PDF, 2.6MB)

18 May 2021

Cabinet paper and minute - Final Government Response to the Report of the Social Services and Community Committee’s Report on Petition 2017/91 (PDF, 3MB)

6 May 2021 

Cabinet paper and minute – Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill: Approval for Supplementary Order Paper, 18 February 2021 (PDF, 1MB)

27 April 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet material relating to the Government Response to the Interim Report of the Justice Committee Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections and Liquor Licensing Trust Elections, and Recent Energy Trust Elections. 26 January 2021 (PDF, 1MB)

29 March 2021

Cabinet paper and minute – Approval of the Taumata Arowai – the Water Services Regulator Act Commencement Order 2021, 18 February 2021 (PDF, 1037KB)

5 February 2021

Proactive release of Cabinet material relating to the Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill (PDF, 2MB)

See also: Impact Summary

14 December 2021 Cabinet paper and minute – Progressing the three waters service delivery reforms – December 2020 (PDF, 2MB)
11 December 2020 Proactive release of Cabinet material and additional documents relating to Interim response to the Report of the Social Services and Community Committee on Petition 2017/91 of Jenn Hooper (PDF, 2.8MB)
14 September 2020 Proactive release of Westland District Council performance update and Oversight Committee final report (PDF, 10MB)
2 September 2020 Proactive release of Cabinet material and additional documents relating to the Rates Rebates Order 2020 (PDF, 4MB)
29 July 2020 Cabinet material related to introduction of the Water Services Bill, 21 July 2020 (1MB)
29 July 2020 Cabinet paper and minute – Investing in water infrastructure to accelerate reform and support economic recovery post COVID-19 – June 2020 (PDF, 3.3MB)

23 July 2020

Documents relating to the decision on the future of Tokaanu Marina (Lake Taupō) - third release (released July 2020) (PDF, 10.9MB)

5 June 2020

Cabinet paper and minute - Government Response to the Justice Committee report Inquiry into the 2017 General Election and 2016 Local Elections (PDF, 891KB)

28 May 2020

Policy Briefings: Related to the Lake Taupō Navigational Safety Amendment Bylaw 2020 (PDF, 1.3MB)

11 March 2020

Cabinet paper and minute – Financial assistance relating to the North Island drought (PDF, 1.4MB)

28 February 2020

Policy Briefings: Related to the appointment of a Crown Observer to the Westland District Council (PDF, 6MB)

27 February 2020

Cabinet material about Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill (PDF, 1MB)

27 February 2020

Briefings about Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill - (Part 1)  (PDF, 7.5MB)

27 February 2020

Briefings about Local Government (Rating of Whenua Māori) Amendment Bill - (Part 2) (PDF, 15MB)

28 January 2020

Cabinet Legislation Committee material for the Lake Taupo fees review (PDF, 1 MB)

19 December 2019

Cabinet material about introduction of the Taumata Arowai – Water Services Regulator Bill (PDF, 830KB)

19 December 2019

Cabinet material about the cross-government community resilience work programme (PDF, 3MB)

1 November 2019

Cabinet paper and minute – Supporting a Response to Natural Hazard risk-to-life in Matatā (PDF, 1MB)

29 October 2019

Cabinet Legislation Committee material for the Rates Rebate Amendment Bill (PDF, 1MB)

25 October 2019

Cabinet paper and minute – Institutional arrangements for a drinking water regulator – September 2019 (PDF, 8.8MB)

25 October 2019

Regulatory Impact Assessment – Decision on the organisational form of a new drinking water regulator – September 2019 (PDF, 5.7MB)

25 October 2019

Business Case – A new drinking water regulator – August 2019 (PDF, 1.3MB)

24 October 2019

Cabinet Legislation Committee material for the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2) Supplementary Order Paper (PDF, 1MB)

9 October 2019

Cabinet paper and minute – Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2019 (PDF, 1.4MB)

17 September 2019

Cabinet paper and minute - Proactive release of the Report back on the settings and uptake of the Rates Rebate Scheme - 16 September 2019 (PDF, 628KB)

19 August 2019 Cabinet paper and minute – Working with local government on community wellbeing – August 2019 (PDF, 2MB)
5 August 2019 Cabinet paper, committee minutes, briefings – council-controlled organisations – June 2019 (PDF, 10.7MB)
1 August 2019 Cabinet paper, minute, and Regulatory Impact Assessment – Strengthening the regulation of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater – July 2019 (PDF, 11MB)
1 August 2019 Cabinet paper and minute – A plan for three waters reform – July 2019 (PDF, 1MB)
31 July 2019

Cabinet papers and minute – Lake Taupo Fees Review: Final Policy Proposals (PDF, 2MB)

29 July 2019

Cabinet paper and minute: Dog Control (Schedule 5) Order 2019 (PDF, 1MB)

9 July 2019

Cabinet paper and minute: Facilitating adaptive responses for community resilience alongside local government (PDF, 5MB)

10 April 2019

Cabinet paper and minute: Report on Overseas Travel: Hon Nanaia Mahuta (PDF, 920KB)

4 April 2019

Policy Briefing: Intervention Options for the Westland District Council  (PDF, 1.6MB)

4 April 2019

 Appendix B: Letter to the Chief Executive, Westland District Council (PDF, 689KB)

3 April 2019 

Cabinet paper, minute and independent report: Changes to the role of the Local Government Commission and reorganisation provisions in the Local Government Act 2002 (PDF, 1.8MB)

December 2018

Cabinet paper: New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill – progress of local bill and inclusion of Crown interests (PDF, 806KB) 

December 2018

Cabinet minute: New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill – progress of local bill and inclusion of Crown interest (PDF 263KB)

13 August 2018

Briefing: A Threshold Framework for Considering Crown Intervention in Local Government – 13 August (PDF, 2MB)

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Ministers’ papers – Ministerial Services

This information is released on the request of the Minister Responsible for Ministerial Services. In releasing this information, the Minister takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

Documents are published in Adobe PDF format and are listed in release-date order, with the most recent responses at the top.

Date

Title

March 2019

Cabinet paper - National Memorial Service for the Christchurch Attacks (PDF, 1MB)

March 2019

Cabinet Minute - National Remembrance Service for the Christchurch Mosques Terror Attack (PDF, 689KB)

December 2018

Cabinet paper - Proactive Release of Ministerial Diary Information (PDF, 682KB)

December 2018

Cabinet Minute - Proactive Release of Ministerial Diary Information (PDF, 660KB)

Ministers’ papers – Racing

This information is released on the request of the Minister of Racing. In releasing this information, the Minister takes into account the public interest in making the information public.

Date

Title

6 October 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material about the Racing Integrity Board regulations and commencement order (PDF, 956KB)
6 October 2021 Proactive release of Cabinet material about the Betting Duty Savings and the Point of Consumption Charge Distribution Regulations (PDF, 3.8MB)
 14 September 2020 Proactive release of Cabinet material providing an Overview of the gambling, racing and community funding work programme (including the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector’s oral item on community funding) (PDF, 754KB)
 7 July 2020  Supplementary Order Paper for the Racing Industry Bill  (PDF, 892KB)
 7 July 2020  Racing (Extension of Transition Period) Order 2020 and interim TAB NZ Board (PDF, 1MB)
12 December 2019 Racing Industry Bill, Legislation Paper (PDF, 1.6MB)
12 December 2019 Racing Industry Bill, Review of Racing Paper 1: Overview of the Final Racing Industry Reforms (PDF, 2.4MB)
12 December 2019 Racing Industry Bill, Review of Racing Paper 2: Governance of the New Zealand Racing Industry (PDF, 2.4MB)
12 December 2019 Racing Industry Bill, Review of Racing Paper 3: Utilising Racing Industry Property to Support Industry Revitalisation (PDF, 1.2MB)
12 December 2019 Racing Industry Bill, Review of Racing Paper 4: New Products and Strengthened Harm Prevention and Minimisation for TAB NZ (PDF, 1.5MB)
 
2 July 2019 Cabinet material regarding the introduction of the Racing Reform Bill 2019 (PDF, 1MB)
17 April 2019 Review of Racing, Paper 1: Overview of the New Zealand Racing Industry and Identified Issues (PDF, 877KB)
17 April 2019 Review of Racing, Paper 2: Policy Decisions on Transitional Governance to Drive Change (PDF, 1.6MB)

17 April 2019

Review of Racing, Paper 3: Proposals for Immediately Increasing Revenue for the Racing Industry (PDF, 1.3MB)

11 February 2019

Report on Overseas Travel: Rt Hon Winston Peters: Melbourne, Australia 6-7 November 2018 (PDF, 1.1MB)

Documents related to COVID-19 decision making by Cabinet - (released May 2020)

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet have coordinated the release of documents related to COVID-19 decision making by Cabinet. This information is released on the request of the Prime Minister’s Office. In releasing this information, Ministers have taken into account the public interest in making the information public.

Documents related to this release can be found here on the covid19.govt.nz website. Documents are published in Adobe PDF format.

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Proactive Release of Briefing titles: 11 October 2021 – 22 October 2021 

Briefing titles 

Appointments to the Oranga Marae Committee: decision briefing and draft Cabinet paper

Committee of the whole House stage of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill

Talking points for Cabinet Appointments and Honours Committee 27 October 2021: Appointment of the Chair of the Library and Information Advisory Commission Ngā Kaiwhakakamārama i ngā Kohikohinga Kōrero

Meeting with Fire and Emergency New Zealand, 26 October 2021

Further approvals - minor and technical amendments to the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill

Ministerial consultation - Fire and Emergency funding system Cabinet paper and Regulatory Impact Statement

Approach to progressing Recommendation 41 of the Royal Commission of Inquiry Report into the Christchurch terror attacks
New Zealand Lottery Grants Board / Te Puna Tahua Appointments: Adjusted Appointment Documents
Film and Literature Board of Review: appointment documents
Aide memoire and speech notes for the Digital Council’s networking event
Racing Industry Act 2020: Advice on the status of minimum payments to sports distribution regulations 
Appointments to the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Board: Draft Cabinet paper for the Cabinet Appointments and Honours Committee
Information briefing: Pacific Economy Research Report on Unpaid Work and Volunteering in Aotearoa – summary of findings
Charities Services Annual Meeting, 29 October 2021

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