This circular provides practical guidance for Ministers and departments on implementing the coalition agreement between Labour and New Zealand First and the confidence and supply agreement between Labour and the Green Party entered into when the government was formed following the 2017 general election.
The briefing to incoming Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media gives an overview of the priorities of the cyber security policy, and identifies some of the more significant issues and opportunities.
The briefing to the incoming Prime Minister gives an overview of the priorities of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and identifies some of the more significant issues and opportunities.
This circular sets out the principles that guide Ministers’ access to the records of the previous administration. It also provides guidance for officials handling requests for official information received before 26 October 2017, when the new administration was appointed.
The Leader of the Labour Party has announced her intention to form a coalition government with the New Zealand First Party, and with the support of the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, that is able to command the confidence of the House of Representatives.
This circular sets out the next steps in the transition to a new government.
This Official Information and Proactive Release Policy describes how the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) will ensure that we meet the spirit and the letter of the Official Information Act 1982 and comply with initiatives to increase