Industrial & Provident Societies Register

Industrial and provident societies established under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908

List of help guides

  • Law changes to help industrial and provident societies comply with their rules

    Legislation passed in response to COVID-19 giving industrial and provident societies relief from certain obligations in their rules, and making it possible for them to use electronic means, expired on 31 March 2021.

  • About the register

    Industrial and provident societies provide benefits for their members and operate under registered rules.

  • Registering

    Industrial and provident societies are registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908.

  • Filing requirements

    Each society must register an annual return and some may need to file financial statements.

  • Keeping your details up to date

    You must notify us if you change your rules, registered office address, name or amalgamate with another society.​

  • Closing a society

    An industrial and provident society may have its registration cancelled, or it can be dissolved or put into liquidation.

News and notices

New GM takes charge of registers

Sanjai Raj has been appointed General Manager of the newly formed Market Integrity branch of MBIE, taking over as Registrar of our business registers from Ross van der Schyff.

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