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This is a list of major companies based in New Zealand.
For convenience, the word "Limited", which every company registered or reregistered under the Companies Act 1993 (with one historic exception) must have at the end of its name, is reduced to the common and universally recognised term "Ltd", which is a specifically permitted abbreviation under the Act.
In the New Zealand registration system, unlike those of some other countries, the term "Incorporated" is restricted to societies (generally nonprofit) under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908.
NZX 50 companies 
Main article: NZX 50 Index
The following companies are the largest 50 companies listed on the New Zealand Exchange by free float market capitalisation as at 27 August 2007 and 19 November 2008:
State-owned enterprises 
Subsidiaries of foreign companies 
Other major companies 
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