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For the year ended 30 June 2020
This briefing was prepared for the incoming Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for Ministers, COVID-19 Overview, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for Emergency Management, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister of Health, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for National Security and Intelligence, in November 2020.
1 This circular sets out the process for developing the Statutes Amendment Bill in 2021.
This page contains documents prepared for release by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC), on behalf of the appropriate Ministers.
These standards will help you assess and improve the quality of your agency’s written policy and other advice, and whether it is fit for purpose.
1This circular sets out the requirements for the preparation of requests ('bids') from Ministers for bills to be awarded places on the 2021 Legislation Programme.
New Zealand is a champion of the international rules-based order, and of a free, open and secure internet. The application of international law to state activity online is a critical component of the framework of responsible state behaviour online.
1The Prime Minister has agreed to the updated terms of reference and membership of Cabinet committees. The Cabinet committees are:
"Official Information Act request for COVID-19 reports relating to economic, logistical, supply, medical and border issues."
"Official Information Act requests relating to meetings with Deaf Aotearoa."
Guidance on how to get policy projects off to a great start
This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it is set up for quality and success.
"Official Information Act request for information from DPMCs OIA tracking system, including titles of requests, the date they were received, and the date of final response."
"Official Information Act request for copies of CIMS Steering Committee minutes from 1 July 2019 - 19 February 2020."
This is a Guide to the Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey, available as PDF and in HTML.
"Official Information Act request for details on DPMC OIA requests and whether any charges were applied."
"Official Information Act request relating to a 'green lane' or 'travel bubble' with Singapore."
Open, early Commissioning Conversations are the starting point for quality policy.
"Official Information Act request for information relating to monitoring/productivity measuring software/tools used to monitor staff."
"Official Information Act request for reports including the term 'Asian organised crime'."
The Green Light Framework below lets you record the things you learned during the Exploration phase.
"Official Information Act request for information relating to the Regulations Review Committee and Hagley Oval."
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