Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

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Ministry of Business, Innovation
and Employment
Hikina Whakatutuki
MBIE logo-01.png
Agency overview
Formed 2012
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters 15 Stout St,
Wellington
WELLINGTON 6011
Annual budget Total budgets for 2014/15[1]
Vote Economic Development and Employment
$369,537,000
Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs
$150,317,000
Vote Communications
$282,137,000
Vote Energy
$182,960,000
Vote Housing
$405,983,000
Vote Immigration
$239,159,000
Vote Labour
$138,785,000
Vote Science and Innovation
$966,595,000
Vote Tourism
$130,989,000
Minister responsible Hon Steven Joyce
- Minister for
Economic Development
Agency executive David Smol
- Chief Executive
Website mbie.govt.nz

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) (Māori: Hikina Whakatutuki) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with "delivering policy, services, advice and regulation" which contribute to New Zealand's economic productivity and business growth.[2]

Formed on 1 July 2012, MBIE is a merger of the Department of Building and Housing (DBH), the Department of Labour (DoL), the Ministry of Economic Development (MED), and the Ministry of Science and Innovation (MSI).[3]

Structure[edit]

Senior Leadership[4]

  • Chief Executive (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment)
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Immigration (Immigration New Zealand)
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Services
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Infrastructure and Resource Markets
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Labour and Commercial Environment
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Market Services
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Science, Skills and Innovation
    • Deputy Chief Executive - Strategy and Governance

Operational functions[edit]

The Ministry manages a number of operational services, including:

Ministers[edit]

The Ministry serves 14 portfolios, 1 other responsibility, 15 ministers and 1 parliamentary undersecretary.[5]

OFFICEHOLDER PORTFOLIO(S) OTHER RESPONSIBILITY(IES)
Rt Hon John Key - Minister of Tourism
Hon Bill English - Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand
Hon Steven Joyce Lead Minister (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment)
- Minister for Economic Development
- Minister for Regulatory Reform
- Minister of Science and Innovation
- Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Associate Lead Minister (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) - Associate Minister for Economic Development
Hon Gerry Brownlee - Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
Hon Paula Bennett - Associate Minister of Tourism
Hon Amy Adams - Minister for Communications
Hon Simon Bridges - Minister of Energy and Resources
Hon Dr Nick Smith - Minister of Building and Housing
Hon Nikki Kaye - Minister for ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation)
Hon Michael Woodhouse - Minister of Immigration
- Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety
Hon Craig Foss - Minister for Small Business - Associate Minister of Immigration
Hon Nicky Wagner - Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
Hon Louise Upston - Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Hon Paul Goldsmith - Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Associate Minister for ACC
David Seymour MP - Parliamentary Undersecretary (Regulatory Reform)

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