Due: 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.

Due: 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. 

Past Submissions

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 Issue Area: Nutrition and Physical Activity

The Policy Brief on A Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand is now open for public consultation. This document is authored by the New Zealand Beverage Guidance Panel (NZBGP)

Monday, 12 June 2017 Issue Area: Other

‘A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand: Draft for public consultation’ outlines a framework for how we can work together to reduce suicidal behaviour in New Zealand. It also identifies a set of priority areas for action.

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.