Welcome to the Ministry of Justice consultation hub

This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you.

Recently updated consultations are displayed below. Alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

For further information, see the Ministry's consultation section.

Closed Consultations

  • Independent Electoral Review

    The Independent Electoral Review (the review) was set up by the Minister of Justice to review Aotearoa New Zealand’s election laws. Modern and accessible electoral law is important for our democracy to function well. Large parts of our electoral law have remained the same for over 60... More

    Closed 14 November 2022

  • Long-term Insights Briefing

    Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the second round of consultation on the Justice Sector Long-term Insights Briefing. Last year we asked for your views on our proposed topic for this consultation: Long-term insights about imprisonment and what these tell us about future risks and... More

    Closed 7 October 2022

  • Review of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017

    Independent reviewers are reviewing the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (the Act). The Prime Minister has appointed Sir Terence Arnold KNZM and Matanuku Mahuika to undertake the review. She has also appointed Dr Penelope Ridings as special advisor to support the review. They are keen... More

    Closed 30 September 2022

  • Broadening the Privacy Act’s notification rules

    The Government is considering potential changes to the notification rules for collecting personal information under the Privacy Act 2020. The Ministry of Justice wants to hear from stakeholders and the public on the form and scope of the proposals. They would broaden the Act’s... More

    Closed 30 September 2022

  • Digital Strategy for Courts and Tribunals - Draft for Consultation

    Digital Strategy for Courts of New Zealand The Digital Strategy addresses how technology can enable courts to do better what they do now, capitalising on the lessons learned about use of technology in the courts during the Covid-19 pandemic. It also looks at how technology can enable... More

    Closed 30 September 2022

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes.

We asked

Thank you for your interest in taking part in this survey

By taking part in this survey you will be providing information to help develop a National Strategy and Action Plans to eliminate family violence and sexual violence.

You said

What we have understood

Regular updates summarising what we're learning from hui and submissions can be accessed in the Kōrero Mai - Have Your Say part of our website. 

 

We did

The formal engagement period for contributions to inform the National Strategy and Action Plans has now closed.

To keep up to date on progress, or for further information on the National Strategy and Action Plans, please see www.violencefree.govt.nz

Your safety is important to us

If there is something urgent you need help with please contact the services below:

  • If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, dial 111 for the Police.
  • If you want to talk to someone about sexual violence, call Safe to Talk Helpline – 0800 044334
  • If you want to talk to someone about family violence, call Family Violence Helpline:0800 456 450