Due: Wednesday, 25 April 2018 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

This bill provides that where a local alcohol policy is in place under the provisions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 any renewal of a licence under the Act must not be inconsistent with the provisions of that local alcohol policy.

Due: Monday, 30 April 2018 Issue Area: Other

The Tax Working Group is seeking submissions on the future of tax in NZ. Click the link below for more information.

Due: Monday, 30 April 2018 Issue Area: Other

The Commission is welcoming submissions from the public on the draft Terms of Reference.

Due: Wednesday, 2 May 2018 Issue Area: Other

The Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS) sets out the government’s priorities for expenditure from the National Land Transport Fund over the next 10 years.

Due: Friday, 4 May 2018 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 04 May 2018

Due: 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.

Due: Friday, 25 May 2018 Issue Area: Other

The main objectives of this bill are to restore the purpose of local government to be "to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of communities"; to restore territorial authorities' power to collect development contributions for any public amenities needed as a conse

Past Submissions

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 Issue Area: Other

This bill implements the decisions announced by the Government in September 2016 aimed at breaking the pattern of family violence and reducing the harm and cost inflicted on those who suffer violence and wider New Zealand society, including increasing access to risk and needs assessments and services, more accurately recording family violence offending in the criminal justice system, enabling the introduction of codes of practice, and new information sharing provisions.

Friday, 19 May 2017 Issue Area: Other

To deliver more dynamic and successful cities that better meet the needs for housing, employment and amenity, the Government is proposing that major urban development projects are able to be built more quickly. 

Monday, 27 March 2017 Issue Area: Other

Public consultation on the budget this year contains a range of topics, including proposed new targeted rates, as well as a range of options for rates rises. 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Issue Area: Other

The Government is seeking views on its proposed ban on the sale and manufacture of plastic microbeads in personal care products in New Zealand.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Issue Area: Well Child

This omnibus bill covers a wide range of legislative reforms to support the new operating model for the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, and will establish the statutory framework required to create a more child-centred operating model to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young persons.

Thursday, 2 February 2017 Issue Area: Other

This bill amends Part 2A of the Health Act 1956 by inserting a power for DHBs to make decisions and give directions about the fluoridation of local government drinking water supplies in their areas.

Saturday, 31 December 2016 Issue Area: Other

Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry, which will examine the law and administrative procedures for the conduct of Local Authority elections in light of the 2016 local elections.