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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 618,948 Registered companies as at 31 December 2018
  • 447,589 Searches on companies register data last month
  • 13,333 Number of registered Financial Service Providers
  • 48 Directors prohibited in 2017-2018 under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,819,965 Financing statements on the PPSR
  • 539,895 Annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 December 2018

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 13 companies from the Companies Register

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Deregistration notice — Section 98

Notice of intention to deregister 5 limited partnerships

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

Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 199 companies from the Companies Register

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Recent news

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: