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FMA levies for companies are changing from 1 July 2022

New Financial Markets Authority (FMA) levies come into force on 1 July 2022.

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 26 companies to the Companies Register.

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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)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 61 companies from the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 9796 companies from the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 302 companies from the Companies Register.

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 13 companies.

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 5 companies.

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 27 companies to the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 202 companies from the Companies Register.

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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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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 12 companies.

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Conviction for Aperahama Te Taonui Titari Mantau Anihana

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 June 2021.

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 19 companies to the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 268 companies from the Companies Register.

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Exemptions for companies and limited partnerships affected by COVID-19

New exemptions are now in force to ease compliance obligations on companies and limited partnerships affected by COVID-19.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 3785 companies from the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 36 companies from the Companies Register.

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Compliance relief for entities extended

The Government has extended temporary measures to help entities manage the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Conviction for Sam Oliver Spence

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 5 May 2020.

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New measures to prevent the misuse of NZ companies

New measures announced by the Government will increase transparency and combat the misuse of New Zealand companies to disguise criminal activity.

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Conviction for Peter Louis Chevin

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 22 October 2021.

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We've switched off our fax service

We switched off our fax services on Friday 19 November 2021. This means you can no longer send us documents or queries by fax but you can still upload documents such as consents online.

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Appeal reduces sentence for Sam Spence

On 30 September 2021 the sentence handed down to Sam Oliver Spence on 5 May 2020 for breaching insolvency and companies laws was reduced on appeal.

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Conviction for Warrick James Ryan

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 17 August 2021.

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Do you have an insolvency practitioners licence?

As the 1st of September 2021 deadline looms, all liquidators must meet licensing requirements, or resign from their appointments.

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Conviction for Samuel Ian Glasgow

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 February 2021.

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Conviction for Noel Richard Sanders

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 21 January 2021.

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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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Government extends Business Debt Hibernation scheme

The Government is extending the Business Debt Hibernation (BDH) scheme by 10 months to 31 October 2021.

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Companies Act (Celanese Pte Ltd) Exemption Notice 2020

Exemption Notice pursuant to section 207L of the Companies Act 1993

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Conviction for Jessica Ann Brechelt

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 4 December 2019.

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Conviction for Andrew Charlton Tonks

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 27 January 2020.

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Conviction for Gerard Priya De Silva

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 February 2020.

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Conviction for Karina Longville

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 March 2020.

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Conviction for Jose Enrico Buenaventura

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 3 June 2020.

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Conviction for Zeb Townsend

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 June 2020.

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Conviction for Akesa Tupou

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 22 January 2020.

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Conviction for Macaulay Oliver Marchant

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 14 February 2020.

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Conviction for Paul Simon Denley

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 21 May 2020.

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Conviction for Vikrant John Dua

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 17 September 2020.

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Conviction for Kelly Michelle Mounsey-Ross

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 27 September 2019.

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Conviction for Victor Eduardo Batista

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 10 July 2019.

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Conviction for Jamie Hargraves

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 4 March 2020.

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Companies Office fees and levies are changing

Annual return and company registration fees paid after 1 September 2020 will include an insolvency practitioner regulatory regime levy.

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We’re accepting ‘remote’ declarations during COVID-19

In response to the need for physical distancing during COVID-19, the Companies Office will, as a temporary measure, accept statutory declarations that meet the requirements of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957 but are taken by alternative means.

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Fraudulent roofing contractor Sam Oliver Spence imprisoned for breaches of company and insolvency laws

On 5 May 2020, Sam Oliver Spence, a roofing contractor, was sentenced in the Auckland District Court.

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Companies Act (General Electric International, Inc.) Exemption Notice 2020

Exemption Notice pursuant to section 207L of the Companies Act 1993

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Consultation opens – Discussion Paper for licensing of Insolvency Practitioners

Public consultation has begun on the discussion document for implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019 — Proposed minimum standards and conditions for the licensing of insolvency practitioners.

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