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Proposed exemption from requirement to name assets
The Financial Markets Authority is consulting on a proposed exemption from requirement to name assets.
Multi-product proposal involving ten pharmaceuticals
PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to fund five new treatments, widen access to three currently funded treatments and change the contractual terms for two currently funded treatments through a provisional agreement with Novartis New Zealand Limited (Novartis).
Representation Review 2018 - Initial Proposal
Every six years, we have to review our council’s representation arrangements. That means looking at how many councillors we have, and whether the boundaries of our constituencies are in the right place. We’re proposing some fine-tuning is needed to account for population growth and better reflect our communities of today.
Proposal to delist heparin sodium injection 1,000 iu per ml, 35 ml vial
Following assessment of bids in PHARMAC’s 2017/18 annual Invitation to Tender, PHARMAC is proposing to delist one presentation of heparin sodium injection (1,000 iu per ml, 35 ml vial) from both the community and hospital settings from 1 December 2018.
America's Cup Road Stopping Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the America's Cup Road Stopping Bill.
Horticulture sector section 40 applications
With the upcoming deadline for existing businesses in the horticulture sector to register and operate under the Food Act 2014, three food safety schemes have been submitted for approval as template food control plans (under section 40 of the Act).
PUB00301: Income tax – attribution rule for income from personal services
This Interpretation Statement concerns the attribution rule for income from personal services in ss GB 27 to GB 29 and expands on “Attribution of Income” Tax Information Bulletin Vol 12, No 12 (December 2000): 49. The income attribution rule only applies where various threshold tests are met and no exemptions apply. The Statement provides guidance on the application of each of those threshold tests and exemptions, to assist readers in determining whether the income attribution rule applies to their situation.
Lester Lane No Stopping Restrictions
Night time no stopping restrictions are being considered for Lester Lane to reduce nuisance factors affecting adjacent businesses.
Lindvart Park Management Plan
The Council is now consulting on the Draft Reserve Management Plan for Lindvart Park in Kaikohe, which covers how the park will be operated, what activities can take place and who will pay for them.
Election Access Fund Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Election Access Fund Bill.
Review of North Island eel sustainability measures for 1 October 2018
Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback from tangata whenua and stakeholders on a review of sustainability settings for North Island freshwater eels.
Proposed changes to the Fisheries (Seabird Mitigation Measures–Surface Longlines) Circular 2014
Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Fisheries (Seabird Mitigation Measures–Surface Longlines) Circular 2014 to apply to all surface longline vessels operating in New Zealand waters. This follows adoption of a revised seabird conservation and management measure at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in December 2017.
Helping us all protect the region from pests
There are many animals and plants in our region considered undesirable or a nuisance. Protecting our amazing regional biodiversity, from backyards to bush reserves, and looking after our unique primary production is everyone’s business. From treating invasive plants to setting stoat traps in Queen Elizabeth Park, we want to make sure the approach we take to pest control has a regional focus plus supports all the amazing work that is going on nationally and locally. That’s where our proposed Regional Pest Management Plan 2019 – 2039 comes in. We want your views on the plan we are proposing.
Application for a lease by Unison Networks Ltd
Application for a lease by Imlig Family Trust
Review of sustainability measures for 1 October 2018
Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the sustainability measures and management controls for selected fishstocks.
Annual Maximum Fee Movement rate for 2019
The Minister of Education invites submissions on a proposed Annual Maximum Fee Movement (AMFM) rate of 2% for 2019. The Government regulates the maximum level by which tertiary education organisations (TEOs) can increase tuition fees for domestic students through the AMFM. The AMFM applies to courses at New Zealand Qualification Framework (NZQF) Level 3 or above. The Government considers that the proposed AMFM rate of 2% strikes a balance between protecting the affordability of tertiary education for students, while allowing tertiary providers to keep pace with costs in 2019.
Proposal to list Interventional Radiology products supplied by Bio-Excel (New Zealand) Ltd and Biotronik Australia PTY Ltd
PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to list a range of Interventional Radiology Products in Part III of Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 September 2018 through provisional agreements with Bio-Excel (New Zealand) Ltd (‘Bio-Excel’) and Biotronik Australia PTY Ltd (“Biotronik”).
Our interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
Have your say on a statement expressing New Zealand's interests in Antarctica.
Draft Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy
Southland District Council is now inviting submissions on the draft Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy.
We want to hear your views on how ratepayers and residents should be represented on Council – so we’re carrying out a representation review.
Pedestrian improvements to Godley Quay and Voelas Road
As part of Lyttelton Port Company’s development of Te Ana Marina, public steps have been installed to link with Godley Quay and Voelas Road. We are proposing to upgrade the intersection of Godley Quay and Voelas Road, to provide a safe pedestrian access to these steps. We are also proposing to install new no stopping restrictions on Godley Quay to address the obstruction to pedestrians caused by illegally parked vehicles. These vehicles are also causing fuel tankers to cross the centre line to navigate the road.
New tree planting for Rāwhiti Domain
Earlier this year seven pine trees were removed within the domain for health and safety reasons. We are now asking for community feedback on the replacement planting.
Have your say on living standards indicators for New Zealand
The Treasury is encouraging people to have their say on ways to measure the living standards of current and future New Zealanders.
Proposal to close tracks to protect kauri
PUB00279: GST treatment of fees that suppliers charge customers for using a credit or debit card
This item considers the GST treatment of credit or debit card fees charged by suppliers to customers to recover the cost of providing a card processing facility.
Options to improve the timeliness and frequency of labour market statistics: Consultation
We are inviting your views on our proposed options for improving the timeliness and frequency of Stats NZ’s labour market statistics.
Name the Bookbots
Christchurch’s incredible new central library, Tūranga, is opening soon, and we want kids and their schools to start getting involved now. We’re looking for names for Tūranga’s intergalactic heroes, the Bookbots.
HISO 10048 Emergency Care Data Standard for public comment
You are invited to review and comment on SNOMED reference sets for consistent recording of chief presenting complaint, diagnosis and procedure information in emergency care.
Proposed Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw
Hurunui District Council is currently reviewing the Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw.
Consumer Credit Law Review – have your say
MBIE is seeking public feedback on a review of New Zealand’s consumer credit regulation. Submissions will inform MBIE’s recommendations to Government on any further changes to the CCCFA, Consumer Credit.
Application for a concession by Hokitika Airport Limited
Have your say on an application by Hokitika Airport Limited for a lease/easement concession for the construction and use of heliport facility at Fox Glacier.
Application for a concession by Reefton Powerhouse Charitable Trust Inc
Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill.
Proposal to list respiratory care products supplied by ICU Medical Aust Pty Ltd
PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to list a range of respiratory equipment and consumables (“respiratory care products”) in Part III of Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 September 2018, through a provisional agreement with ICU Medical Aust Pty Ltd.
Ōpāwaho/Heathcote River Bank Stabilisation - Stage 2
Christchurch City Council (CCC) has been undertaking the Land Drainage Recovery Programme (LDRP) to reduce the risk of flooding and to fix waterways that were affected by the earthquakes. As part of the LDRP, investigations into earthquake damage along the Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River upstream of Radley Street have been undertaken. The inspections identified a number of areas where the banks are unstable and eroding. Funding has been obtained to address these high priority areas. The work will proceed in two stages. The first stage is currently under construction. The second stage is now being consulted on.
Vayego: a new insecticide to protect crops
Your views are now being sought on an application to introduce Vayego, a new insecticide, into New Zealand.
SNOMED CT Subset Development for National Patient Flow: general paediatrics and child developmental services
Draft SNOMED subsets (subsets) have been developed for general paediatrics and child developmental services to support enhanced reporting within National Patient Flow and are now available for wider comment. You are invited to comment on the content included in these subsets. Feedback from paediatric specialists and child development professionals would be particularly welcome.
Publication of directors' residential addresses on the Companies Register
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking submissions on whether the residential addresses of New Zealand company directors should continue to be published on the companies register, if a director identification number (DIN) is introduced.
Increasing the transparency of the beneficial ownership of New Zealand Companies and Limited Partnerships
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking submissions on what requirements there should be on New Zealand companies and limited partnerships to hold and disclose information about their beneficial owners.
PUB00171: Income tax – treatment of costs of resource consents
This Interpretation Statement addresses the various ways that the cost of a resource consent can be deducted or depreciated.
Update to the Guideline on the Regulation of Therapeutic Products – Part 11: Clinical trials
Medsafe is seeking comments on a major revision of the Guideline on the Regulation of Therapeutic Products in New Zealand.
IRRUIP11: Whether remuneration paid to an employee in cryptocurrency is subject to PAYE or FBT
This issues paper considers whether cryptocurrency received by an employee as part of their regular remuneration is subject to PAYE or FBT. It includes some discussion on salary sacrifice arrangements. It concludes, on balance, that the PAYE rules apply.
Local Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy Review
Early in 2018, the Dunedin City Council approved a policy that allowed shops to choose whether or not to open on Easter Sunday. Many shops chose to open. This policy is being reviewed and we want to know what you think so we can decide whether to continue the policy.
Porirua City Council is reviewing the way Porirua residents are represented at Council in preparation for the 2019 local body elections. The Council wants to hear your thoughts on its initial proposal.
Briefing into the Farm Debt Mediation Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Briefing into the Farm Debt Mediation Bill.
Draft Stock Control and Keeping of Poultry, Bees & Pigs and Boundary Fencing Bylaw 2018
The draft Chatham Islands Council Stock Control and Keeping of Poultry, Bees & Pigs and Boundary Fencing Bylaw 2018 is now open for public consultation.
Council wants to know your thoughts on a proposal to make some changes to the way local government representation works in the Clutha District.
Pukekohe-Paerata Trails Plan
We are developing a plan for walking, cycling and bridle paths in the Pukekohe-Paerata area. The goal of the plan is to identify a potential network of pathways that will allow people to make everyday trips by foot, bicycle or horse on quiet, attractive routes. The draft plan is currently in development, and we want to hear from you about it.
Introduction of weekend parking fees
Wellington City Council would like your feedback on a proposal to introduce hourly parking fees in the city centre during the weekend.
Increase in parking coupon and permit charges
Wellington City Council would like your feedback on a proposal to increase parking coupon and permit fees as part of our annual review of parking coupon and permit charges.
Call for expressions of interest for new organisms to be made 'not new'
We are accepting proposals to change the status of new organisms to 'not new'. This process is to identify new organisms that have become established in New Zealand, so may be considered to have their status changed in order to remove unnecessary legal restrictions.
Trade Waste Bylaw Review
Grey District Council has in place the Trade Waste Bylaw which was first adopted by Council in December 2007 and came into effect from 1 July 2008. The Trade Waste Bylaw has been reviewed in line with statutory requirements and no material changes are proposed.
Access to Walkways/Cycle Track Bylaw Review
Grey District Council has in place the Access to Walkways/Cycle Track Bylaw. This Bylaw was first adopted by Council in June 2011. The Access to Walkways/Cycle Track Bylaw has been reviewed and no material changes are proposed.
New crossing and parking changes near Cathedral Grammar
We are proposing to install a new kea crossing on Chester Street West as well as several parking changes in the surrounding area.
Central Otago District Council Representation Review 2018 - Initial Proposal
The review has been conducted and Council proposes the current representation arrangement for the Central Otago district should be retained with three exceptions. The exceptions are amalgamating the Alexandra and Earnscleugh/Manuherikia Wards to create the Vincent Ward, increasing the number of councillors elected by the electors of the Cromwell Ward from 3 to 4, and reducing the number of elected members on the Vincent Community Board from 5 to 4.
Porirua Stream (Esplanade) Reserves Classification
We are reviewing the reserve holdings around the city and identifying where changes need to be made to keep our reserves classifications up-to-date and accurate for the purposes they are being used. This is an ongoing process which we began in 2017.
Proposed fisheries bylaws for the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve, Mahia
The Tangata Kaitiaki of the Horokaka Mātaitai Reserve have provided Fisheries New Zealand with draft bylaws for their mātaitai reserve. You're invited to provide written feedback on the proposed bylaws to the Tangata Kaitiaki, via Fisheries New Zealand.
Takapuna Town Square Location Options
We are expecting significant growth and change in Takapuna town centre in the near future, particularly around housing, business and transport, in both the public and private sector. As a part of a push toward urban regeneration, Panuku Development is proposing to build a new town square at 40 Anzac Street, which is currently a car park. This would add around 3000sqm of public space for the community. The car parks currently on the site will be moved to the new Gasometer car park facility just 200m away. We will own the square, but will partner with the private sector to deliver homes, shops, eateries and offices on the site.
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill
Public submissions are now being called for on the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill.
Masterton District Council Representation Review 2018
We are currently seeking feedback on the best way to represent our community at the council table. It is important to have your say on the proposed arrangements as these will be in place for at least the 2019 local elections.
Hereford Street upgrade and Strand Lane land sale
We’re planning changes on this key central city street to make it more attractive to visit and safer for all users. We’d like to hear your views.
Salisbury Reserve entrance upgrade
We are removing the Masonic Hall on Argyle Street in Herne Bay, as there is limited need or support for a community facility in this neighbourhood. The site of the hall will be used instead as open space, creating an entrance to Salisbury Reserve. We would like to get your feedback on two options for how we should use the space. Option one uses the area as open green space, while option two uses a part of the space for car parking.
Have your say on the first set of National Planning Standards
The Ministry for the Environment is developing National Planning Standards to make council plans and policy statements under the RMA faster to prepare and easier for plan users to understand, compare and comply with.
Draft Facilities Partnerships Policy
The Draft Facility Partnerships Policy focuses on improving our advice and guidance for community organisations, elected members and our staff on how to effectively enter into, build and manage facility-based relationships in the future. We would like to hear what you have to say on the Draft Facilities Partnerships Policy.
Local Government Regulatory Systems Amendment Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Local Government Regulatory Systems Amendment Bill.
Chemistry and Manufacture of Veterinary Medicines (Chemical) guidance document
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on the information needed to register a chemical veterinary medicine product.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) Amendment Bill.
Revised operational code and risk management programme templates for processing bee products
The Operational Code: Processing of Bee Products and 2 risk management programme (RMP) templates are intended to assist operators to meet the regulatory requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999. The current code needs to be revised to include more of the common products and processes, and the existing RMP templates are out of date with current practices.
Application for a lease by Whangaruru Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated
Application for a lease by Fish Cruise Lake Taupo Incorporated
Draft West Coast Regional Waste Minimisation and Management Plan
We want to hear feedback from our communities on the draft West Coast Regional Waste Minimisation and Management Plan.
Three proposals to alter Geographic Names
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking submissions on three proposals to alter geographic names: - Poverty Bay to Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay, for the bay south of Gisborne - Gladstone to John Creek, for a small village on the southeast of Lake Hāwea - Johns Creek to John Creek, for a small stream flowing into the southeast of Lake Hāwea
Place name consultation: John Creek (stream)
Land Information New Zealand is seeking feedback on a proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Johns Creek to John Creek.
Place name consultation: John Creek (village)
Land Information New Zealand is seeking feedback on a proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Gladstone to John Creek.
Place name consultation: Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay
Land Information New Zealand is seeking feedback on a proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Poverty Bay to Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay.
Dual name proposal
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa is seeking public submissions on altering Poverty Bay, where Captain Cook first arrived in New Zealand, to a dual name Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay.
Insolvency Practitioners Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Insolvency Practitioners Bill.
A strategy for the arts
Alongside Creative New Zealand, ChristchurchNZ, Rata Foundation and other key supporters, we are developing a new citywide strategy for the arts that maps out the steps we’re taking. Our goal is to create a broad, inclusive strategy that covers all forms of arts and creativity in Ōtautahi Christchurch, and makes sure the city continues to value its creative side. The end result will be an innovative and exciting city, where our creativity helps us reach our potential. Along with our key supporters, we’re working with the arts community and education sector. It’s a collaborative process, and we want you to be involved.
Mite might trim old man’s beard
Your views are sought on an application to introduce a gall mite into New Zealand to combat the invasive pest plant called old man's beard.
Determining whether you are acquiring a business or assets
The Financial Markets Authority is consulting on guidance on how to determine whether a business has been acquired (or is to be acquired). Under the FMC Regulations, prescribed financial information about business acquisitions must be included in the PDS for an offer of debt or equity. It is sometimes not clear what is a business acquisition for these purposes.
Exemptions, other legislative notices, and unnecessary compliance costs
The Financial Markets Authority is seeking feedback on the effectiveness of legislative notices in minimising unnecessary compliance costs.
Call for funding applications for medicines for rare disorders
PHARMAC invites pharmaceutical suppliers to submit funding applications for medicines for rare disorders.
Posthumous Reproduction: A review of the current Guidelines for the Storage, Use, and Disposal of Sperm from a Deceased Man to take into account gametes and embryos
The Advisory Committee on Assistive Reproductive Technology is undertaking the first stage of a consultation to assess the need for change in how we regulate posthumous reproduction in New Zealand. Posthumous reproduction involves the use of a person’s sperm or eggs, after their death.
SH45 Devon St West Improvements
New Plymouth City Council have been working on concept designs for improving Devon Street West (SH45) between Belt Road and Belair Avenue for cycling, walking, and safety at intersections, and want your feedback on the revised designs.
NCEA Have your say
The Government is looking at ways to strengthen NCEA that will benefit all our young people. But we need your help to make it happen. Over the next few months we want to hear from thousands of people across New Zealand from a range of backgrounds. Everyone with an interest in NCEA is invited to share their experiences and ideas. In English or Te Reo Māori, online or on paper, at workshops or hui, or through social media - you choose.
Draft Selection Statement: Identifying and selecting public archives
Archives New Zealand is seeking feedback on a refinement of our current statement about what information and records (including data) we want public offices to retain as public archives. Archives New Zealand is dedicated to ensuring that all New Zealanders have trust and confidence in the accountability, authenticity and integrity of the 'memory of government' so it's therefore important that the criteria guiding these decisions are consistent, transparent and easily interpreted by public offices and the general public.
NZASB ED 2018-3: 2018 Omnibus Amendments to PBE Standard
The New Zealand Accounting Standards Board (NZASB) has published for public comment NZASB ED 2018-3 2018 Omnibus Amendments to PBE Standards (ED 2018-3).
Jubilee Park Playground Designs
Following public input last year on what kind of playground should be developed at Jubilee Park, New Plymouth District Council have seven possible playground designs for the community to have their say on.
IASB DP/2018/1: Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published for comment the Discussion Paper DP/2018/1 Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity.
Have Your Say on the Management of Signs in Upper Hutt
The Signs Bylaw and District Plan have been reviewed together because they both regulate and manage signs in Upper Hutt. The Council is required to review the District Plan and the Bylaw periodically to ensure they are still fit for purpose.
The future of Hobsonville Marina
Panuku Development Auckland is exploring options for the future of Hobsonville Marina.
McGehan Close Parking Removal Proposal
We have had reports that local residents in McGehan Close are concerned about people parking and drinking next to the playground in Delphine Reserve. We would like to help discourage this anti-social behaviour by removing the car parks and extending the grass area.
International treaty examination of the amendments to the Radio Regulations adopted by the Final Acts of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015
Public submissions are now being called for the international treaty examination of the amendments to the Radio Regulations adopted by the Final Acts of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015
Secondary Schools consultation on new enrolment-based measure of NCEA attainment
NZQA and the Ministry of Education have made changes to the way NCEA and University Entrance attainment is measured. NZQA and the Ministry of Education are consulting with schools on this new measure which will be in use from January 2019.
Representation Review 2018
Taupo District Council are currently seeking feedback on the best way to represent Taup-o communities at the council table. It is important to have your say as the arrangements will be in place for the 2019 and 2022 elections.
Representation Review for the 2019 and 2022 Upper Hutt City Council Elections
The Local Electoral Act 2001 requires local authorities to review their representation arrangements at least once every six years. Upper Hutt City Council last reviewed these in 2012 for the 2013 and 2016 elections so Councl must carry out another review before the 2019 elections.
Reservation status 83 Lardner Road, Invercargill
Invercargill City Council seeks submissions on a proposal to revoke the reservation status of land described as 13.9060ha being Lot 1 DP 2991, Part Mason Road Reserve (83 Lardner Road, Invercargill). The Council says it does not require any of the land for future use as a cemetery and that removing the reserve status so that the land can be disposed of is the best option. The Council intends to use the proceeds from the sale of land to purchase adjacent land to the Eastern Cemetery in the future if required.
Matamata-Piako District Council is required by law to review its ‘representation arrangements’ at least every six years to ensure the community is fairly and effectively represented.
Have your say on MBIE’s fees review for electrical workers
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is reviewing fees for all electrical workers registration and licensing, and would like to hear from licensed and registered electrical workers.
Have your say on MBIE’s fees review for licensed building practitioners
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is reviewing the fees and levy for the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) scheme and would like to hear from licensed building practitioners.
Application for a marine mammal permit by Rachel McGregor
Application for a variation to a lease by DKDnz.com Limited
Have you say on an application by DKDnz.com Limited for a variation to a lease at Whakaari Conservation Area near Glenorchy.
Application for a lease and licence by Path New Zealand Limited
Maritime Powers Extension Bill
Public submissions are now being called for the Maritime Powers Extension Bill.
Proposal to list Interventional Radiology products supplied by Endotherapeutics New Zealand Ltd, Terumo Australia Pty Ltd and Boston Scientific New Zealand Ltd
PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to list a range of Interventional Radiology Products in Part III of Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1 September 2018 through a provisional agreement with Endotherapeutics New Zealand Ltd (trading as Endoventure) (“Endoventure”), Terumo Australia PTY Ltd (“Terumo”) and Boston Scientific New Zealand Ltd (“Boston”).
International treaty examination of the protocols relating to amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation
Public submissions are now being called for the international treaty examination of the protocols relating to amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
Draft Chatham Islands (PAU4) Fisheries plan
Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on a draft Chatham Islands Pāua (PAU4) Fisheries plan.
Proposed RCS and RMP templates for the transport of animal material and products, including dairy
The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on the proposed RCS and RMP templates for the transport of animal material and products, including dairy.