New Zealand State Sector Boards and Committees

The following is a list of New Zealand's State sector agencies (listed alphabetically) which make appointments to boards and committees, and the boards and committees which come under their responsibility. (Source: Ministry for Women 2017 Gender Stocktake of State Sector Boards and Committees).

ACCIDENT COMPENSATION CORPORATION

  • Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council

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DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION

  • Aotea Conservation Park Advisory Committee
  • Auckland Conservation Board
  • Bay of Plenty Conservation Board
  • Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board
  • Chatham Islands Conservation Board
  • East Coast/Hawkes Bay Conservation Board
  • Game Animal Council
  • Hauraki Gulf Forum
  • Kaikoura Marine Guardians
  • Nature Heritage Fund Committee
  • Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board
  • New Zealand Conservation Authority
  • New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Trust Board
  • Ngā Whenua Rāhui Komiti
  • Ngāti Awa Joint Management Committee
  • Northland Conservation Board
  • Otago Conservation Board
  • Predator Free 2050 Limited
  • Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Board
  • Southland Conservation Board
  • Taranaki/Whanganui Conservation Board
  • Te Hiku O Te Ika Conservation Board
  • Te Poari Whakahaere o Taupō-nui-a-Tia Management Board
  • Te Tatau Pounamu o Te Awa o Te Atua (Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa Joint Advisory Committee)
  • Te Urewera Board
  • Tongariro/Taupō Conservation Board
  • Waikato Conservation Board
  • Wellington Conservation Board
  • West Coast/Tai Poutini Conservation Board

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DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

  • Community Impact Forum
  • Major Outsourced Contracts Advisory Board (MOCAB)
  • Social Impact Fund Allocation Committee

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DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS

  • Archives Council
  • Bay of Plenty Community Trust
  • Charities Registration Board
  • Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
  • Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury
  • Community Trust of Southland
  • Eastern and Central Community Trust
  • Environment Canterbury Regional Council (Kaunihera Taiao ki Waitaha)
  • Film and Literature Board of Review
  • Film and Video Labelling Body
  • Fire and Emergency New Zealand
  • Foundation North
  • Gambling Commission
  • Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library
  • Library and Information Advisory Commission
  • Local Government Commission
  • Lottery Auckland Community Committee
  • Lottery Bay of Plenty/Gisborne Community Committee
  • Lottery Canterbury/Kaikoura Community Committee
  • Lottery Community Facilities Committee
  • Lottery Community Sector Research Committee
  • Lottery Environment and Heritage Committee
  • Lottery Hawke's Bay Community Committee
  • Lottery Health Research Committee
  • Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Committee
  • Lottery Manawatu / Whanganui Community Committee
  • Lottery Marae Heritage and Facilities Committee
  • Lottery National Community Committee
  • Lottery Northland Community Committee
  • Lottery Otago / Southland Community Committee
  • Lottery Outdoor Safety Committee
  • Lottery Significant Projects Fund
  • Lottery Taranaki Community Committee
  • Lottery Waikato Community Committee
  • Lottery Wellington / Wairarapa Community Committee
  • Lottery West Coast / Nelson-Marlborough Community Committee
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  • New Zealand Racing Board
  • Office of Film and Literature Classification
  • Otago Community Trust
  • Pacific Development and Conservation Trust
  • Racing Safety Development Fund Industry Working Group
  • Rātā Foundation
  • Trust Waikato
  • TSB Community Trust
  • Wellington Community Trust
  • West Coast Community Trust
  • Whanganui Community Foundation
  • Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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DEPARTMENT OF PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET

  • Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Trust
  • Christchurch Stadium Trust Board
  • Commissioner of Intelligence Warrants
  • Inspector General of Intelligence and Security: Inspector-General's Advisory Panel
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
  • Regenerate Christchurch

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LAND INFORMATION NEW ZEALAND

  • Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Geographic Board
  • Orton Bradley Park Board
  • Valuers Registration Board

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MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE

  • Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
  • Broadcasting Commission (NZ on Air)
  • Broadcasting Standards Authority
  • Drug Free Sport New Zealand
  • Eden Park Trust Board
  • Heritage Earthquake Incentive Programme (Heritage EQUIP) Expert Advisory Panel
  • Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
  • Māori Heritage Council (of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga)
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT)
  • National War Memorial Advisory Council
  • New Zealand Film Commission
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Screen Advisory Board
  • Sport and Recreation New Zealand (Sport NZ)
  • Sports Tribunal of New Zealand
  • Tuia Encounters 250 National Coordinating Committee Co-Chairs
  • Tūpuna Maunga O Tāmaki Makaurau Authority

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MINISTRY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Auckland Unitary Plan Hearings Panel
  • Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)
  • Fiordland Marine Guardians
  • Waikato River Authority
  • Waste Advisory Board

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MINISTRY FOR PACIFIC PEOPLES

  • Minister for Pacific Peoples Advisory Council
  • Pacific Business Trust
  • Pasifika Education Centre

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MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES

  • Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust (AGMARDT)
  • Biosecurity Ministerial Advisory Committee
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand Board
  • Kiwifruit New Zealand
  • Ministry for Primary Industries Primary Growth Partnership Investment Advisory Panel
  • National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC)
  • National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC)
  • National Rock Lobster Management Group
  • New Zealand Dairy Core Database Access Panel
  • New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority (NZHEA)
  • New Zealand Meat Board
  • New Zealand Pork Industry Board
  • New Zealand Walking Access Commission
  • Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Wairarapa) Trust Board
  • Telford Farm Training Institute
  • Veterinary Council of New Zealand

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MINISTRY FOR WOMEN

  • National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women

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MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT

  • Accreditation Council
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme Limited
  • Building Practitioners Board
  • Callaghan Innovation Board
  • Callaghan Innovation Stakeholder Advisory Group
  • CERT Establishment Advisory Board
  • Chartered Professional Engineers Council
  • Commerce Commission
  • Commerce Commission - Cease and Desist Commissioners
  • Commerce Commission - Telecommunications Commissioner
  • Copyright Tribunal
  • Disciplinary Committee under the Financial Advisers Act 2008
  • Electrical Workers Registration Board
  • Electricity Rulings Panel
  • Employment Relations Authority
  • Engineering Associates Registration Board
  • Equal Employment Opportunities Trust
  • External Reporting Board
  • Financial Markets Authority
  • Gas Rulings Panel
  • Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ)
  • Major Events Investment Panel
  • Māori Economic Development Advisory Board
  • Marsden Fund Council
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Science Board
  • Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal
  • New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • New Zealand Registered Architects Board
  • New Zealand Standards Approval Board
  • New Zealand Story Advisory Board
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
  • Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated
  • Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
  • Remuneration Authority
  • Retirement Commissioner
  • Small Business Development Group
  • Takeovers Panel
  • Telecommunications Dispute Resolution Service Council
  • The Electricity Authority
  • The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA)
  • Tourism New Zealand
  • Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board
  • WorkSafe New Zealand

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

  • Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Education New Zealand (ENZ)
  • New Zealand Council for Educational Research
  • New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
  • Ngarimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board
  • Otaki and Porirua Trusts Board
  • Pacific Education Foundation
  • Partnerships Schools Kura Hourua Authorisation Board [no longer in place as at 1 March 2018]
  • Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Correspondence School) Board of Trustees
  • Tertiary Education Commission

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE

  • APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation
  • Board of Management of New Zealand Antarctic Institute (Antarctica New Zealand)
  • Expo 2020 New Zealand Steering Group
  • Fulbright New Zealand Board
  • New Zealand Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission
  • New Zealand National Group in the Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • New Zealand/France Friendship Fund (New Zealand Board)
  • Pacific Cooperation Foundation
  • Public Advisory Committee on Disarmament and Arms Control (PACDAC)
  • Tokelau International Trust Fund Board of Trustees

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH

  • Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ACART)
  • Auckland District Health Board
  • Bay of Plenty District Health Board
  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Capital and Coast District Health Board
  • Central Health and Disability Ethics Committee
  • Chiropractic Board
  • Counties Manukau District Health Board
  • Dental Council
  • Dietitians Board
  • Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ECART)
  • Expert Advisory Committee on Drugs
  • Hawke's Bay District Health Board
  • Health and Disability Commissioner
  • Health Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Health Promotion Agency
  • Health Quality and Safety Commission
  • Health Research Council
  • Health Workforce New Zealand Board
  • Hutt Valley District Health Board
  • Lakes District Health Board
  • Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Medical Radiation Technologists Board
  • Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand
  • Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • MidCentral District Health Board
  • Midwifery Council
  • Ministerial Advisory Group for Health
  • National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC)
  • National Kaitiaki Group
  • Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
  • New Zealand Blood Service
  • Northern A Health and Disability Ethics Committee
  • Northern B Health and Disability Ethics Committee
  • Northland District Health Board
  • Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Occupational Therapy Board
  • Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board
  • Osteopathic Council
  • Pharmaceutical Management Agency (PHARMAC)
  • Pharmacy Council
  • Physiotherapy Board
  • Podiatrists Board
  • Psychoactive Substances Appeals Committee
  • Psychologists Board
  • Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • South Canterbury District Health Board
  • Southern District Health Board
  • Southern Health and Disability Ethics Committee
  • Tairawhiti District Health Board
  • Taranaki District Health Board
  • Waikato District Health Board
  • Wairarapa District Health Board
  • Waitemata District Health Board
  • West Coast District Health Board
  • Whanganui District Health Board

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MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

  • (Legal Aid) Review Authority
  • Abortion Supervisory Committee
  • Accident Compensation Appeal Authority
  • Additional Members of the High Court - Land Valuation
  • Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority
  • Chief Coroner
  • Chief Victims Advisor to Government
  • Coroners
  • Criminal Justice Reimbursement Assessor
  • Customs Appeal Authority
  • Director - Human Rights Proceedings
  • Electoral Commission
  • Environment Court
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Human Rights Review Tribunal
  • Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Immigration and Protection Tribunal
  • Immigration and Protection Tribunal Chair
  • Independent Police Conduct Authority
  • International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Panel of Arbitrators
  • Judicial Complaints Lay Observer
  • Judicial Conduct Commissioner
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Auckland
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Gisborne
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Hawke's Bay
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Marlborough
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Nelson
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - North Auckland
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - North Canterbury
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Otago
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Palmerston North
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - South Canterbury
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Southland
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Taranaki
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 1
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 2
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 4
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Wellington No 1
  • Land Valuation Tribunal - Wellington No 2
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Westland
  • Land Valuation Tribunal – Whanganui
  • Law Commission
  • Legal Aid Tribunal
  • Legal Complaints Review Officer
  • New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal
  • New Zealand Parole Board
  • Principal Disputes Referee
  • Principal Tenancy Adjudicator
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority
  • Public Protection Order Review Panel
  • Real Estate Agents Authority
  • Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Representation Commission
  • Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers' Licensing Authority
  • Taxation Review Authorities
  • Trans-Tasman Occupations Authority
  • Visiting Justices
  • Weathertight Homes Tribunal
  • Wharerata Forest Limited

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MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Children's Commissioner
  • New Zealand Artificial Limb Board
  • New Zealand Sign Language Board
  • Partnership Fund Board
  • Social Policy and Evaluation Research Unit (Superu) / Families Commission [no longer in place as at 1 July 2018]
  • Social Security Appeal Authority
  • Social Workers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Social Workers Registration Board
  • Student Allowance Appeal Authority

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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

  • City Rail Link Limited
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Civil Aviation Authority - Medical Convener and Deputy Convener
  • Maritime Appeal Authority
  • Maritime New Zealand
  • New Zealand Transport Agency
  • Oil Pollution Advisory Committee
  • Transport Accident Investigation Commission

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NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE FORCE

  • Territorial Forces Employer Support Council (Defence Employer Support Council)
  • Veterans’ Advisory Board
  • Veterans’ Entitlements Appeal Board
  • Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel
  • Vietnam Veterans and Their Families Trust

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OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor

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ORANGA TAMARIKI/MINISTRY FOR CHILDREN

  • Epuni Care and Protection Grievance Panel
  • Korowai Manaaki Youth Justice Grievance Panel
  • Puketai Care and Protection Grievance Panel
  • Te Au rere a Te Tonga Youth Justice Grievance Panel
  • Te Maioha o Parekarangi Youth Justice Residence Grievance Panel
  • Te Oranga Caare and Protection Grievance Panel
  • Te Poutama Arahi Rangatahi Grievance Panel
  • Te Puna Wai o Tuhinapo Youth Justice Grievance Panel
  • Vulnerable Children’s Board
  • Whakatakapokai Care and Protection Grievance Panel

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PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL OFFICE

  • Committee of Revision Bill Certifiers

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TE PUNI KŌKIRI

  • Expert Advisory Group for Ka Hao - Māori Digital Technology Development Fund
  • Māori Television Service
  • Māori Trustee
  • Te Māori Manaaki Taonga Trust
  • Te Mātāwai
  • Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi (Te Māngai Pāho)
  • Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Commission)
  • Waitangi Tribunal
  • Whānau Ora Partnership Group

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TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

  • Ara Institute of Canterbury Council
  • Auckland University of Technology Council
  • Eastern Institute of Technology Council
  • Lincoln University Council
  • Manukau Institute of Technology Council
  • Massey University Council
  • Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Council
  • Northland Polytechnic Council
  • Otago Polytechnic Council
  • Southern Institute of Technology Council
  • Tai Poutini Polytechnic Council
  • Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Council
  • Te Wānanga o Raukawa Council
  • Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Council
  • The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Council
  • Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Council
  • UNITEC New Zealand Council
  • Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Council
  • University of Auckland Council
  • University of Canterbury Council
  • University of Otago Council
  • University of Waikato Council
  • Victoria University of Wellington Council
  • Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Council
  • Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) and Whitireia Community Polytechnic Combined Council 
  • Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) Council

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TREASURY

  • Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) Board
  • AgResearch Limited
  • Airways Corporation of New Zealand Limited
  • Animal Control Products Limited
  • AsureQuality Limited
  • Christchurch International Airport
  • Crown Asset Management Limited
  • Crown Forestry Rental Trust
  • Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited
  • Crown Irrigation Investments Limited
  • Dunedin International Airport Limited
  • Earthquake Commission
  • Education Payroll Limited
  • Electricity Corporation of New Zealand Limited (The Residual Company)
  • Government Superannuation Appeals Board
  • Government Superannuation Fund Authority
  • Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation
  • Hawke's Bay Airport Limited
  • Housing New Zealand Corporation
  • Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited
  • Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited
  • KiwiRail Holdings Limited
  • Kordia Group Limited
  • Landcare Research New Zealand Limited
  • Landcorp Farming Limited
  • Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited
  • National Infrastructure Advisory Board
  • National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited
  • National Provident Fund
  • Network for Learning Limited
  • New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited (trading as Scion)
  • New Zealand Lotteries Commission
  • New Zealand Post Limited
  • New Zealand Productivity Commission
  • New Zealand Railways Corporation
  • New Zealand Venture Investment Fund
  • Nominating Committee for the Guardians of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund
  • Ōtākaro Limited
  • Public Trust
  • Quotable Value Limited
  • Radio New Zealand Limited
  • Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Limited
  • Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • Solid Energy New Zealand Limited [Company wound up in 2018]
  • Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited
  • Tamaki Redevelopment Company Limited
  • Television New Zealand Limited
  • The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited
  • Transpower New Zealand Limited

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