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Contact business.govt.nz if you have a business question or feedback about the website.

Business.govt.nz is here to make it easier and quicker for small businesses to understand and comply with government, get on with their businesses and succeed. We do this by packaging information and advice from across government into tools and resources, designed with small businesses in mind.

To make our resources as easy to understand as possible and to avoid overwhelming our audience, we aim to provide enough detail to help in the majority of situations, rather than comprehensive detail for all situations. For more detail we link to the relevant government agencies’ websites and sometimes private sector websites.

Please see our tools and website disclaimer for more information.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Freephone: 0800 424 946
Email: info@business.govt.nz

Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday (except public holidays).

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MBIE Head Office
PO Box 1473
Wellington 6140

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Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

If you have a general question for MBIE.

Phone: +64 4 901 1499
Website: www.mbie.govt.nz (external link)

Media enquires

Please phone 0274 422 141 (media enquiries only) or email media@mbie.govt.nz

Companies Office

If you have a question about registering a company.

Freephone: 0508 266 726
Website: www.companiesoffice.govt.nz (external link)

Employment New Zealand

If you have a general query on employment relations, pay and holidays.

Freephone: 0800 20 90 20
Website: www.employment.govt.nz (external link)

Inland Revenue

If you have tax questions about running a business.

Freephone: 0800 377 774
Website: www.ird.govt.nz (external link)

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)

If you have a question about intellectual property

Freephone: 0508 447 669
Website: www.iponz.govt.nz (external link)

Consumer Protection

If you have a question about consumer laws you can contact Consumer Protection.

Phone: +64 4 474 2750
Website: www.consumerprotection.govt.nz (external link)

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