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Cabinet paper consultation with Ministers
Cabinet paper consultation with interest groups
Cabinet paper length and formatting guidance
Template for Governor-General appointment documents
Requirements for Ministers' signatures on highly classified submissions
Developing Cabinet meeting agendas
The role of Cabinet and Cabinet committees
Distribution of highly classified material
Viewing documents in CabNet
Access to Cabinet material by Ministers
Advice for Ministers attending the Executive Council meetings
Published summaries in CabNet
Guidelines for drafting Cabinet appointment papers
Submissions to select committees
Restraint in making significant appointments during the pre-election period
Requirements for international treaty papers
Superu and the Victoria University School of Government hosted a roundtable for senior officials and experts with Dr Sarah Morton and Andrew Kibblewhite, Head of the Policy Profession.
Executive Council Processes
The briefing to incoming Minister of Communications 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.
Use of the Cabinet and Cabinet committee rooms
Hard copy distribution of Cabinet and Cabinet committee material to Ministers
Process for items that go directly to the Executive Council
Access to previous papers and minutes
Managing a CabNet submission
A BIM (Briefing to the incoming Minister) gives a new Minister an overview of the priorities of their department or Ministry, and identifies some of the more significant issues and opportunities.
The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:
Policy analysts can use this tool to review their agency's policy capability.
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