Proactive releases

Departmental papers

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

07 August 2020

Proactive release of report on 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, 3MB)

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)

Ministers' papers

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 - Government Digital Services

This information is released on the request of the Minister for Government Digital 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

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

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)

 

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

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 Matata (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)

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

 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.