Welcome to Companies Office data services

The Companies Office manages a wealth of data about New Zealand businesses and organisations. This information is available to individuals, businesses and government in a number of ways.

Types of data we hold

We’ve organised our data into six categories – administrative data, assets, authorities, business entity data, events and roles.

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Ways to get our data

There are five ways to access Companies Office data — by request, bulk data download, API, NZAUConnect or directly from our register applications.

Ways to get our data

Our data at a glance

  • 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