Insights and articles

Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 618,155 Registered companies as at 30 November 2018
  • 680,392 Searches on companies register data last month
  • 13,313 Number of registered Financial Service Providers
  • 48 Directors prohibited in 2017-2018 under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,879,714 Financing statements on the PPSR
  • 527,932 Annual returns filed from 1 January to 30 November 2018

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 11 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 382 companies from the Companies Register

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 6135 companies from the Companies Register

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Recent news

Christmas holiday office closure

Office hours for the Companies Register for the holiday period (25 December 2018 to 2 January 2019).

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

New advanced search features

We’ve recently made a number of improvements to our advanced search functionality in response to customer feedback.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Proposed changes to how financial advice is regulated

The Government is currently progressing changes to how financial advice is regulated in New Zealand.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published: