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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 20 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 555 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 8 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 1 company from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(bc)

Notice of intention to remove 2 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 341(3)

Notice of intention to remove 12 companies from the Overseas Register

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 2 companies

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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 467 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 3 companies

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 83 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 21 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 24 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 TAUMATA COUNTRY LIMITED (6406173)

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 435 companies from the Companies Register

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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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FMA levies are changing on the Companies Register

New Financial Markets Authority (FMA) levies come into force on 1 July 2020.

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Law changes to help businesses through COVID-19

The COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill, introduced to Parliament on 5 May 2020, includes a wide range of measures to support businesses and other entities through the pandemic.

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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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Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help businesses facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable, with the aim of keeping New Zealanders in jobs.

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COVID-19 Update

The Companies Office is prioritising the health and well-being of our people and our customers in response to the latest developments of COVID-19.

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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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Helping you develop your business skills

A new suite of online guides promoting better business practices and decision-making is now available on MBIE’s website, business.govt.nz.

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Government improving protections for consumers and workers when businesses fail

On 4 November 2019, Minister Kris Faafoi released a statement announcing changes that will favourably affect consumers and workers of failed businesses.

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Need help with company amalgamations?

We’ve produced a new video guide to help you get it right first time when presenting amalgamation documents.

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New options now available when confirming your authority

We’ve made some changes to the way you confirm your authority to manage information on the Companies Register.

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Consultation opens – Implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act – Discussion Document

Public consultation has begun on the discussion document for implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019

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Phishing emails claiming to be sent from MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is aware of phishing emails that are pretending to be sent from MBIE and contain malicious software.

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Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act passed into law

The Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act was passed by Parliament on 17 June 2019 and is expected to come into force in June 2020.

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Conviction for Faleako Pepa

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 30 January 2019

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Conviction for Alex Oliver Bergen

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 October 2018

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Conviction for Marc McRae Lawrence

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 21 May 2019

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Conviction for Martin Roy Parsons

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 22 May 2019

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High Court imposes first permanent prohibition under Companies Act

The High Court has permanently prohibited Lance Jack Ryan from being involved in the management of a company.

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Conviction for Ee Kuoh Lau

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 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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Conviction for Anatalea Andrew Lafaitele

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 30 May 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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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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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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Conviction for Jasmeet Kaur

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 4 September 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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Conviction for Yosef Chtouki

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 12 May 2016

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