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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 1 company

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 2 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 31 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 22 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 215 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 42 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(c)

Notice of intention to remove 1 company from the Companies Register

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CERT NZ Advisory — Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks

CERT NZ has received reports of different opportunistic online scams and attacks in the wake of the tragic events in Christchurch last week.

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Dissolution notice — Incorporated societies

Notice of dissolution of incorporated societies under Section 28(1) Incorporated Societies Act 1908

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 1 company

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 286 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(e)

Notice of intention to remove 17 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 341(3)

Notice of intention to remove 10 companies from the Overseas Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 47 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 5 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 6 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 7 companies from the Companies Register

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Dissolution notice — Incorporated societies

Notice of dissolution of incorporated societies under Section 28(1) Incorporated Societies Act 1908

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 182 companies from the Companies Register

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Smart Investor is now live

Smart Investor is a new online tool that allows people to easily search and compare different investment options – everything from KiwiSaver to shares, bonds and other managed investment products.

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Dissolution notice — Incorporated societies

Notice of dissolution of incorporated societies under Section 28(1) Incorporated Societies Act 1908

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Updating a director’s ASIC details

Change a director’s Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) details including Australian Company Number (ACN), company name and addresses.

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Directors’ full names are required on the Companies Register

On the Companies Register, we require directors to provide their full name, as they appear on their passport or driver’s licence.

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Dissolution notice — Incorporated societies

Notice of dissolution of incorporated societies under Section 28(1) Incorporated Societies Act 1908

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Conviction for Ee Kuoh Lau

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 May 2018

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Incorporated Societies and Charitable Trusts Registers – update your email!

If you, or your clients, have a presence on the current registers, it’s important to update your details now.

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NZ takes top spot for ease of doing business

New Zealand has taken the top spot in the World Bank’s annual ease of doing business ranking for the third year in a row.

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Conviction for Anatalea Andrew Lafaitele

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 30 May 2018

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Conviction for Belinda Aroha Molly Bennett

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 24 August 2018

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We’re making it easier for businesses to enter their Business Industry Code information

The Companies Office has updated the Business Industry Code (BIC) field to make it easier for you to input your BIC.

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The Limited Partnerships Registers have moved to a new system – find out what it means for you

We’ve moved the Limited Partnerships Registers (New Zealand & Overseas) to a new system to provide you with improved access and usability, and some new online services.

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New advanced search features

We’ve recently made a number of improvements to our advanced search functionality in response to customer feedback.

Read about the new advanced search features at Companies Register
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Check out your online self this Cyber Smart Week

There’s a lot of news about cyber security at the moment. We’ve all seen stories of hackers intercepting emails to trick people out of money, and whole systems locked up for ransom.

View some simple actions to help protect your online self
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Proposed changes to how financial advice is regulated

The Government is currently progressing changes to how financial advice is regulated in New Zealand.

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TXTB4UBUY service decommissioned

The TXTB4UBUY service was decommissioned at 5pm on Friday 28 September and has been replaced by a new mobile-friendly search for motor vehicles from 1 October 2018.

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Planning to submit limited partnerships documents?

If you plan to submit new registrations or changes to existing limited partnerships, we’d appreciate if you could do this by 5pm on Thursday 11 October 2018.

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Conviction for Mark Anthony McCreath

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 25 July 2018.

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Electronic signatures — avoiding rejection

The Companies Office accepts documents that are signed electronically. Make sure you follow our standards for using electronic signatures to avoid getting your documents rejected.

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Reducing the time you spend on annual returns

Following on from a successful pilot, we are now inviting all our customers to provide optional additional information as part of the annual return process.

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Conviction for Fatai Tafilo

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 May 2018

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Business registers for the future

We’re developing our business registers to provide you with greater access, flexibility and opportunity.

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Conviction for Amandeep Singh

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, convicted and sentenced on 13 March 2018

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Access blocked for older browsers from Thursday 7th June

If you are using an old browser you may not be able to access our websites.

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Feedback sought on proposed changes to the registration of financial service providers

Feedback is now being sought on proposed regulations relating to the registration of financial service providers.

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Conviction for Samuel Raymond North

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 1 March 2018.

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Conviction for David Blake

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 19 September 2017.

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Conviction for Lance Jack Ryan

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 19 September 2017.

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It’s time to step up your cyber defence

The Companies Office is proud to be an official partner of Cyber Smart Week 2017, New Zealand’s cyber security awareness week brought to you by CERT NZ and Connect Smart.

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