Insights and articles

Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 637,362 registered companies as at 31 October 2019
  • 582,846 searches on companies register data last month
  • 13,809 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 36 directors prohibited in 2018 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,846,766 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 483,189 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 October 2019

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 5041 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 1 company from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 291 companies from the Companies Register

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Recent news

Helping you develop your business skills

A new suite of online guides promoting better business practices and decision-making is now available on MBIE’s website, business.govt.nz.

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Government improving protections for consumers and workers when businesses fail

On 4 November 2019, Minister Kris Faafoi released a statement announcing changes that will favourably affect consumers and workers of failed businesses.

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Need help drafting your society’s rules?

For those looking to draft a constitution or ‘set of rules’ for an incorporated society, we’ve created the Constitution Builder, a new do-it-yourself online tool.

Primary Register: Incorporated Societies Published:

Consultation opens – Implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act – Discussion Document

Public consultation has begun on the discussion document for implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019

Primary Register: Companies Office Published: