Law, Government and Consumer Issues

nzgov
Beehive

The official website of the New Zealand Government. Find biographies and contact details for Government Ministers, read speeches and press releases.

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Business

Start, manage, grow or exit your businesses with help from these practical resources.

citizens
Citizens Advice Bureau

Independent information and advice, covering consumer rights, employment, family and health and more.

commerce
Commerce Commission New Zealand

A consumer watchdog enforcing the law to ensure businesses trade fairly and lend responsibly. Includes Information on consumer rights and safety recalls.

comlaw
Community Law

New Zealand legal information in plain language.

votenz
Vote NZ

Find out about NZ’s voting system, local electorates and the history of the vote.

localcouncils
Local councils

Information about local government in New Zealand, including councils by region, local body elections and local government policy.

netsafe
Netsafe

An independent, non-profit online safety organisation providing advice on staying safe online, avoiding and reporting scams and dealing with online bullying.

lawsociety
New Zealand Law Society

Understand your legal rights in common situations. Including making a will, setting up powers of attorney and dealing with neighbourhood disputes.

nzlii
NZLII Databases

Access 80 databases of New Zealand law including case law, historic and repealed legislation, and law journals.

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New Zealand Legislation

Read current New Zealand legislation; Acts, Bills, and Regulations. Including the Building Act and the Employment Relations Act.

parldebates
New Zealand Parliamentary Debates 1854-1950

Find Historic debates of the House of Representatives and the Legislative Council from 1854 to June 1985.