Due: Wednesday, 7 August 2019 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

The Ministry of Health has opened public consultation on the proposals for the medicinal cannabis regulations needed to support the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme. Consultation closes Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 5 pm.

Due: Thursday, 8 August 2019 Issue Area: Tobacco

The chair of the Health Committee is calling for submissions on the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bil

Due: Monday, 19 August 2019 Issue Area: Other

The Medical Council of New Zealand are reviewing the statement on the maintenance and retention of patient records and would like your feedback.

The Medical Council of New Zealand intend to retain most of the existing statement without change and have added new guidance on:

Due: Friday, 23 August 2019 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

ASA calls for submissions on the review of its Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code

New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on the Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code that the advertising industry are required to follow.

Due: Friday, 20 September 2019 Issue Area: Other

Public submissions are now being called for Inquiry into health inequities for Māori

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 20 September 2019

Past Submissions

Sunday, 21 October 2018 Issue Area: Other

Why the RTA is being reformed

Since the RTA came into force, homeownership rates have declined and the proportion of households living in rental homes has increased. More people, including families and older people, are renting for longer, or for life.

Sunday, 30 September 2018 Issue Area: Other

Stats NZ is developing Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand to track New Zealand’s progress. The set of indicators will go beyond economic measures, such as gross domestic product, to include well-being and sustainable development. 

Sunday, 30 September 2018 Issue Area: Other

The Maihi Karauna is the Crown’s Strategy for Māori Language Revitalisation 2018 – 2023. A consultation on the draft strategy runs from 3 August to 30 September 2018.

Friday, 28 September 2018 Issue Area: Gambling Harm

Included are draft proposals for:

the strategic plan, which sets out the general strategic direction and priorities that provides a framework for the activities described below


Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Issue Area: Nutrition and Physical Activity

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) is investigating labelling approaches for providing information on sugars to consumers.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 Issue Area: Other

The Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction was established by the New Zealand Government in response to widespread concern about mental health and addiction services in the mental health sector and the broader community.

Friday, 25 May 2018 Issue Area: Other

Public submissions are now open on the Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill, which is being considered by Parliament’s Māori Affairs Committee.