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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 14 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 27 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 341(3)

Notice of intention to remove 62 companies from the Overseas Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 403 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 1779 companies from the Companies Register

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Christmas holiday office closure

The Companies Office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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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 1 company

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 41 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 357 companies from the Companies Register

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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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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 5041 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 1 company from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 291 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 34 companies from the Companies Register

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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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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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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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Conviction for Tania Mata Dixon

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 October 2015

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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 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 Gillian Geraldine Boakes

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 May 2015

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