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Lobbying forms a key part of our role in representing New Zealand business. Through BusinessNZ’s regional organisations, we can lobby local and central government as a collective voice and champion policies that allow New Zealand businesses like you to succeed.

Catherine Beard is ExportNZ ’s national spokesperson.

  • ExportNZ

    Maximising-our-Mineral-Potential.pdf

    14 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ submits that not only does the mining industry make a useful contribution today, but that it has the potential to make a significant contribution to economic development in the future.

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  • ExportNZ

    Mobile-termination-access-services.pdf

    14 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ response to the Commerce Commission’s draft reconsideration report on whether mobile termination access services should become designated or specified services.

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  • ExportNZ

    Petroleum-Plan-of-Action.pdf

    14 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ welcomes the renewed vigour with which the Government and the Ministry for Economic Development is approaching the potential role for New Zealand’s petroleum resources to play in fostering economic growth.

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  • ExportNZ

    Productivity-Commission-Bill-Submission.pdf

    15 Sep 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ submits that that the establishment of an NZPC is one of the key changes that would help ensure New Zealand improves its overall quality of regulation and overall productivity in order to boost economic growth.

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  • review_of_the_holidays_act_2003_submission_august_2009.pdf

    2 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    Anecdotally, a large number of the enquiries into our advice line relate to Holidays Act entitlements and in particular issues around RDP. In order to provide these submissions we posted the Review questionnaire on our website, and in our regular electronic newspaper called “The Network”. We also approached members from across the following sectors, to obtain feed back from a broad cross-section of our membership

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  • ExportNZ

    Standards-Review-submission-31.7.12.pdf

    31 Jul 2012 | BusinessNZ

    Submission to MBIE on the 2012 Review of the New Zealand Standards and Conformance Infrastructure.

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  • ExportNZ

    Statutory-Framework-for-Financial-Reporting-Submission.pdf

    14 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ supports the Ministry of Economic Development's discussion document entitled Statutory for Financial Reporting Discussion Document that aims to create a financial reporting framework that is coherent, complete and consistent, while balancing the benefits of financial reporting against the compliance costs. While there is much in the Document that BusinessNZ agrees with, there are, however, various issues we wish to raise, including one in particular that we strongly oppose progressing any further.

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  • ExportNZ

    Submission-on-Japan,-Mexico-and-Canada-to-join-TPP-negotiations.pdf

    27 Feb 2012 | BusinessNZ

    ExportNZ has made a submission to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the expressions of interest from Japan, Mexico and Canada in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations. In principle we're supportive of their inclusion, especially Japanese participation.

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  • ExportNZ

    Submission-on-the-ETS-Review-Bill.pdf

    20 Sep 2012 | BusinessNZ

    ExportNZ is pleased to have the opportunity to provide a submission to the Finance and Expenditure Committee on the Bill.

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  • ExportNZ

    Tax-Working-Group-Report-Letter.pdf

    14 Jun 2010 | BusinessNZ

    BusinessNZ provides views on each of the recommendations made by the Tax Working Group (TWG) in their final report to the Government in order to assist in making the final decisions that will need to be made in the 2010 Budget.

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