Due: 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


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. 

Due: 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.

Past Submissions

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.

Friday, 16 December 2016 Issue Area: Gambling Harm

SKYCITY Entertainment Group LTD, Christchurch Casinos Limited, and Dunedin Casino Limited have applied for changes to a number of casino table game rules. The Department is now seeking submissions on the requested amendments.

Friday, 16 December 2016 Issue Area: Other

The Ministry of Justice are seeking submissions on whether they have correctly identified problems with the operation of the Act in our Issues Paper and, if so, what changes should be made to address them.

Friday, 11 November 2016 Issue Area: Other

Submissions are being accepted for the Education Amendment Bill.

Friday, 28 October 2016 Issue Area: Other

As part of the proposed transition to primary testing for human papillomavirus (HPV), the National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) is updating the Clinical Guidelines for Cervical Screening in New Zealand.