Insights and articles

Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 694,539 registered companies as at 30 November 2021
  • 682,255 searches on companies register data last month
  • 14,884 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,841,620 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 568,165 annual returns filed from 1 January to 30 November 2021

Recent notices

Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 2 companies.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Deregistration notice — Section 98

Notice of intention to deregister 13 limited partnerships.

Primary Register: Limited Partnerships (New Zealand & Overseas) Published:

Removal notice — Section 98A(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 12 limited partnerships from the register.

Primary Register: Limited Partnerships (New Zealand & Overseas) Published:

Recent news

Compliance relief for entities reinstated

The Government has reinstated temporary measures to help entities manage the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

Certification requirements for lenders and mobile traders

From 1 October 2021, lenders providing consumer credit, and mobile traders selling on credit, need to be certified by the Commerce Commission.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Insolvency Practitioners regime now in full effect

From 1 September 2021 all formal insolvency engagements must be undertaken by a licensed insolvency practitioner.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published: