You can contribute to open consultations the Ministry is currently conducting or find information about previous consultations.

We now run many of our consultations on our online consultation hub(external link) 

The hub, hosted on Citizen Space by Delib(external link) allows you to find and have your say on consultations that interest you.

Current consultations

Name of consultation Closing date

Proposed changes to political donation rules in our electoral law(external link)

We want to hear your views about possible changes to the political donation rules in the Electoral Act 1993.

Your feedback will help inform Government decisions on whether changes to this area should be made ahead of the next General Election in 2023.

25 January 2022

Justice Sector Long-term Insights Briefing(external link)

Long-term Insights Briefings are a new government initiative requiring agencies to develop and share insights on the trends, risks and opportunities that affect, or may affect, Aotearoa New Zealand. We invite your feedback on the proposed topic for the first Justice Sector Briefing, which is Long-term insights about imprisonment and what these tell us about future risks and opportunities.

30 November 2021

Draft CERD Report: Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination(external link)

Your feedback will help to inform the CERD Report and provide information about how the New Zealand Government is addressing racial discrimination.

23 November 2021

Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing Act 2009(external link)

We want to hear from you about your experiences and how you think we can improve our anti-money laundering laws.

3 December 2021

Incitement of Hatred and Discrimination in Aotearoa New Zealand(external link)

We invite your input on six Government proposals to make Aotearoa New Zealand safer for everyone, by strengthening the provisions that protect groups from speech that incites hatred, and by improving protections against discrimination.

6 August 2021

Review of adoption laws in Aotearoa New Zealand(external link)

We want to hear from you about how we can change our adoption laws to meet the values and needs of Aotearoa New Zealand in 2021 and beyond.

31 August 2021

National Strategy and Action Plans - Have Your Say(external link)

By taking part in this survey you will be providing information to help develop a National Strategy and Action Plans to eliminate family violence and sexual violence.

30 June 2021

Previous consultations

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