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Ministerial Portfolio

Finance

Minister:
Minister of Finance
Current Minister:
Hon Grant Robertson
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Finance
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Dr David Clark
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Finance
Current Associate Minister:
Hon David Parker
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Finance
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Shane Jones
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Finance
Current Associate Minister:
Hon James Shaw
Description: 

Responsibilities include managing the government’s balance sheet, its economic and fiscal policy, and the Budget process, and representing New Zealand’s interests at international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Department: 

The Treasury

Crown entities: 

Government Superannuation Fund Authority
Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation
New Zealand Productivity Commission

PFA schedule organisations: 

New Zealand Government Property Corporation (Schedule 4)

Other organisations: 

Government Superannuation Appeals Board
Community Trusts
National Infrastructure Advisory Board
Reserve Bank of New Zealand1

Vote: 

Vote Finance

Legislation: 

The Treasury
Appropriation Acts
Bank of New Zealand Act 1988
Crown Entities Act 2004 (Part 4)
Crown Forests Assets Act 1989
Crown Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme Act 2009
Finance Acts
Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956
Housing Act 1955
Housing Corporation Act 19742
Imprest Supply Acts
Infrastructure (Amendments Relating to Utilities Access) Act 2010
International Finance Agreements Act 1961
National Provident Fund Restructuring Act 1990
New Zealand Government Property Corporation Act 1953
New Zealand Productivity Commission Act 2010
New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 (Parts 2 and 3 and Schedule 3)
Overseas Investment Act 2005
Post Office Bank Act 1987
Public Audit Act 2001
Public Finance Act 1989
Rural Banking and Finance Corporation of New Zealand Act 1989
Utilities Access Act 2010

Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Decimal Currency Act 1964
Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010
Non-bank Deposit Takers Act 2013
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989

Department of Internal Affairs
Community Trusts Act 1999
Trustee Banks Restructuring Act Repeal Act 1999

1 The Reserve Bank is a category of State Sector agency in its own right.

2 The Minister Responsible for HNZC exercises the powers of the Minister of Housing for the purposes of the Act; the Associate Minister of Finance (Hon Amy Adams) exercises the powers of the Minister of Finance for the purposes of the Act. 

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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