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Ministerial portfolio

Economic and Regional Development

Minister for Economic and Regional Development
Current Minister:
Hon Stuart Nash

Responsibilities include economic development, enterprise policy, major events, and space policy and legislation, and for supporting regions to build their economic development capability and capacity.  This portfolio is also responsible for the Procurement Functional Leadership programme and for matters relating to the America's Cup.


The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment provides support for this portfolio.

Crown entities: 

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited

PFA schedule organisations: 

Provincial Growth Fund Limited (Schedule 4A)


Vote Business, Science and Innovation


Major Events Management Act 2007

New Zealand International Convention Centre Act 2013

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003

Outer Space and High Altitude Activities Act 2017

Last updated: 
Friday, 6 November 2020

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