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The Cabinet Office is a 'government secretariat' that provides impartial support to central government decision-making processes. Its Honours unit administers the New Zealand Royal Honours system.
Government House provides administrative and support services for the Governor-General and maintains Government House and its grounds in Wellington, as well as the smaller Government House in Auckland.
The Greater Christchurch Group (GCG) provides policy, planning, and monitoring support to Ministers on a broad range of regeneration issues across the greater Christchurch region.
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) provides leadership in reducing risk, being ready for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies.
We manage central government’s response and recovery functions for national emergencies, and support the management of local and regional emergencies.
We provide advice and support to the Prime Minister in all Cabinet Committees, and contribute to policy development across the full range of government issues.
The National Security Group provides leadership, advice, support and coordination of the Government’s national security priorities and risks.
The SGE supports DPMC to achieve its strategic priorities and manage risk by working across the department, ensuring it has sound strategy, effective governance, and efficient organisational systems and processes.
The Child Poverty Unit (CPU) has been established in DPMC to support the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, as the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction.
The CPU's role includes:
The Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, in her role as the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction, and the Minister for Children, Hon Tracey Martin, are jointly leading the development of the Government's first Child Wellbeing Strategy.
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