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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 7005 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 4 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 44 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 57 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 309 companies from the Companies Register

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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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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 28 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 310 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(e)

Notice of intention to remove 14 companies from the Companies Register

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Conviction for Tere Junior Makita

Conviction obtained by the registrar of Companies on 25 May 2018

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Conviction for Fatai Tafilo

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 May 2018

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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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Optional information to be collected via your company's annual return process

We will be introducing some changes to the Companies Register annual return process in the next couple of months.

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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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New Zealand retains top spot for ease of doing business

For the second year in a row, New Zealand has claimed top spot in the World Bank Doing Business 2018 report for ease of doing business, ahead of 190 other economies.

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Conviction for Jasmeet Kaur

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 4 September 2017

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Conviction for Lisa Maria Willis

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 May 2017

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Conviction for Navjot Singh

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 31 May 2017

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Conviction for Jamie Colin Somerville

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 July 2017

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Conviction for Raemon Michael Parkinson

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 July 2017

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We asked for your feedback and here’s what you told us about our service

In June, we asked you to let us know how we’re doing. Over 86% of you told us that you were satisfied with our service.

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Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people from being directors

The Registrar of Companies prohibited 38 people from being directors of limited liability companies in the 2016/17 financial year.

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Companies Office has no connection with the Corporate Portal

Some New Zealand companies and incorporated societies have received correspondence regarding updating information in the ‘Corporate Portal New Zealand’.

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Changes to how shareholders can receive annual reports

‘FMC reporting entities’ will now have alternative options for sending annual reports. This will result in time and cost savings, and a reduction in the amount of paper required.

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New Companies Register fees from 1 July 2017

Last year, the Government approved changes to some Companies Office fees, along with changes to levies to fund the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and External Reporting Board (XRB).

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Warning on misleading intellectual property invoices

Be aware of misleading invoices offering services to help protect your intellectual property for a fee.

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NZX publishes Corporate Governance Code

The final NZX Corporate Governance Code and supporting rule amendments have now been finalised and approved.

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Conviction for Yosef Chtouki

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 12 May 2016

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Inland Revenue information sharing

Inland Revenue can now share information with the Registrar of Companies about some serious offences under the Companies Act 1993.

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Conviction for Bryan Holmes

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 7 November 2016

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Conviction for Tania Mata Dixon

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 October 2015

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Conviction for Alan Charles Ferens

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 15 July 2016

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Conviction for Christopher Michael Andrews

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 2 December 2015

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Conviction for Dewa Nand

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 16 September 2016

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Conviction for Dhanshuk Amarsee

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 September 2015

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Conviction for Gillian Geraldine Boakes

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 May 2015

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Conviction for Armajit Singh Barring

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 30 April 2015

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Conviction for Gregory John Anderson

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 24 March 2015

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Conviction for Shane John Brady

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 October 2014

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Conviction for Nicola Mary James

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 28 August 2014

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Conviction for Edwin Francis Murray

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 28 August 2014

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Conviction for Robert Karl Block

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 24 June 2014

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Conviction for Keith John Madden

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 25 July 2014

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