The information held on the Companies Office's registers varies depending on the companies or organisations you're looking for.
There are several ways you can search the Companies Register to find the information about companies incorporated in:
Most people searching the PPSR aim to:
You can search the PPSR directly on our website or by using mobile phone applications offered by other providers. To search the PPSR website, you must be a registered user and pay for $2 (plus GST) for each search.
The Disclose Register provides an online tool for issuers and managers to register and manage information about their offers and schemes, and fulfil many of their compliance obligations. You can search for:
The FSPR is a searchable online register of people, businesses and organisations that offer financial services, such as banks and investment companies.
Search the public register of licensed auditors and registered audit firms of New Zealand issuers.
Search the public register of approved overseas auditors and associations of accountants.
You can search the other registers we administer, including:
Go to the Other registers search page.
Follow these steps.
You can find more details about an organisation by selecting a search result.
For most organisations on these registers you can find details such as:
The amount and type of information stored on our database depends on the Act that the organisation is registered under and what information is stored electronically.
If you don't know the current name of a company, you can use this search to find the company's former name even if their details are held on other registers administered by the Companies Office.
Search results show the former name alongside the company or organisation's current registered name. To display the current information for the company or organisation, select the link for the historic name or the current name.