Public service departments

  1. Crown Law Office
  2. Department of Conservation
  3. Department of Corrections
  4. Department of Internal Affairs
  5. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  6. Education Review Office
  7. Government Communications Security Bureau
  8. Inland Revenue Department
  9. Land Information New Zealand
  10. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  11. Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  12. Ministry of Defence
  13. Ministry of Education
  14. Ministry for the Environment
  15. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  16. Ministry of Health
  17. Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
  18. Ministry of Justice
  19. Ministry for Pacific Peoples
  20. Ministry for Primary Industries
  21. Ministry of Social Development
  22. Ministry of Transport
  23. Ministry for Women
  24. New Zealand Customs Service
  25. New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
  26. Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children
  27. Serious Fraud Office
  28. Statistics New Zealand
  29. Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa – Pike River Recovery Agency
  30. Te Kawa Mataaho – Public Service Commission
  31. Te Puni Kōkiri – Ministry of Māori Development
  32. The Treasury


Departmental agencies
  1. Social Wellbeing Agency
  2. Te Arawhiti – Office for Māori Crown Relations


Non-Public service departments

In the State services
  1. New Zealand Defence Force
  2. New Zealand Police
  3. Parliamentary Counsel Office


In the wider Public sector
  1. Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives
  2. Parliamentary Service


Crown entities

Crown agents
  1. Accident Compensation Corporation
  2. Auckland District Health Board
  3. Bay of Plenty District Health Board
  4. Callaghan Innovation
  5. Canterbury District Health Board
  6. Capital & Coast District Health Board
  7. Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
  8. Counties Manukau District Health Board
  9. Earthquake Commission
  10. Education New Zealand
  11. Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority
  12. Environmental Protection Authority
  13. Fire and Emergency New Zealand
  14. Hawke's Bay District Health Board
  15. Health Promotion Agency
  16. Health Quality and Safety Commission
  17. Health Research Council of New Zealand
  18. Hutt Valley District Health Board
  19. Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities
  20. Lakes District Health Board
  21. Maritime New Zealand
  22. MidCentral District Health Board
  23. Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
  24. New Zealand Antarctic Institute
  25. New Zealand Blood Service
  26. New Zealand Qualifications Authority
  27. New Zealand Tourism Board
  28. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
  29. New Zealand Transport Agency
  30. New Zealand Walking Access Commission
  31. Northland District Health Board
  32. Pharmaceutical Management Agency
  33. Real Estate Authority
  34. Social Workers Registration Board
  35. South Canterbury District Health Board
  36. Southern District Health Board
  37. Sport and Recreation New Zealand
  38. Tairāwhiti District Health Board
  39. Taranaki District Health Board
  40. Tertiary Education Commission
  41. Waikato District Health Board
  42. Wairarapa District Health Board
  43. Waitematā District Health Board
  44. West Coast District Health Board
  45. Whanganui District Health Board
  46. WorkSafe New Zealand


Autonomous Crown entities
  1. Annuitas Management Limited
  2. Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
  3. Commission for Financial Capability
  4. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
  5. International Accreditation New Zealand
  6. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Board
  7. New Zealand Artificial Limb Service
  8. New Zealand Film Commission
  9. New Zealand Lotteries Commission
  10. New Zealand on Air
  11. New Zealand Superannuation Fund
  12. New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  13. Public Trust
  14. Te Māngai Pāho (Māori Broadcasting Funding Agency)
  15. Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Commission)


Independent Crown entities
  1. Broadcasting Standards Authority
  2. Children's Commissioner
  3. Commerce Commission
  4. Drug Free Sport New Zealand
  5. Electoral Commission
  6. Electricity Authority
  7. External Reporting Board
  8. Financial Markets Authority
  9. Health and Disability Commissioner
  10. Human Rights Commission
  11. Independent Police Conduct Authority
  12. Law Commission
  13. New Zealand Productivity Commission
  14. Office of Film and Literature Classification
  15. Privacy Commissioner
  16. Takeovers Panel
  17. Transport Accident Investigation Commission 


Crown research institutes
  1. AgResearch Limited
  2. GNS Science
  3. Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited
  4. Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research New Zealand Limited
  5. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited
  6. New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited
  7. The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited


Other companies
  1. Crown Irrigation Investments Limited
  2. New Zealand Growth Capital Partners
  3. Radio New Zealand Limited
  4. Television New Zealand Limited


Crown entity subsidiaries
  1. High Performance Sport New Zealand
  2. Hobsonville Land Company
  3. Telarc SAI Limited


Crown entity subsidiaries of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
  1. Ara Institute of Canterbury
  2. Eastern Institute of Technology
  3. Manukau Institute of Technology
  4. Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
  5. Northland Polytechnic
  6. Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
  7. Otago Polytechnic
  8. Southern Institute of Technology
  9. Tai Poutini Polytechnic
  10. Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
  11. Unitec Institute of Technology
  12. Universal College of Learning
  13. Waikato Institute of Technology
  14. Western Institute of Technology
  15. Whitireia Community Polytechnic


Tertiary education institutions
  1. Auckland University of Technology
  2. Lincoln University
  3. Massey University
  4. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (Te Awamutu)
  5. Te Wānanga o Raukawa (Otaki)
  6. Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (Whakatane)
  7. University of Auckland
  8. University of Canterbury
  9. University of Otago
  10. University of Waikato
  11. Victoria University of Wellington 


Public Finance Act Schedule 4 organisations

Fish and game councils
  1. Auckland/Waikato Fish and Game Council
  2. Central South Island Fish and Game Council
  3. Eastern region Fish and Game Council
  4. Hawke’s Bay Fish and Game Council
  5. Nelson/Marlborough Fish and Game Council
  6. New Zealand Fish and Game Council
  7. New Zealand Game Animal Council
  8. North Canterbury Fish and Game Council
  9. Northland Fish and Game Council
  10. Otago Fish and Game Council
  11. Southland Fish and Game Council
  12. Taranaki Fish and Game Council
  13. Wellington Fish and Game Council
  14. West Coast Fish and Game Council


  1. Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust
  2. Asia New Zealand Foundation
  3. National Pacific Radio Trust
  4. Ngāi Tahu Ancillary Claims Trust (inactive)
  5. Pacific Co-operation Foundation
  6. Pacific Island Business Development Trust
  7. Te Ariki Trust


Other game animal council
  1. New Zealand Game Bird Habitat Trust Board
  2. New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
  3. Te Tumu Paeroa


Public Finance Act Schedule 4A companies

  1. City Rail Link Limited
  2. Crown Asset Management Limited
  3. Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited 
  4. Education Payroll Limited
  5. Ōtākaro Limited
  6. Predator Free 2050 Limited
  7. Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Limited
  8. Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited
  9. Tāmaki Redevelopment Company Limited
  10. The Network for Learning Limited


Offices of Parliament

  1. Office of the Ombudsmen
  2. The Controller and Auditor-General
  3. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment


State-owned enterprises

  1. AsureQuality Limited
  2. Electricity Corporation of New Zealand Limited
  3. KiwiRail Holdings Limited
  4. Kordia Group Limited
  5. Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited
  6. New Zealand Post Limited
  7. New Zealand Railways Corporation
  8. Orillion
  9. Pāmu – Landcorp Farming Limited
  10. Quotable Value Limited
  11. Transpower New Zealand Limited


Mixed ownership model companies

  1. Genesis Energy
  2. Mercury NZ Limited
  3. Meridian Energy Limited



  1. Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
  2. Māori Television
  3. New Zealand Council for Educational Research
  4. New Zealand Food Innovation Network
  5. Queen Elizabeth II National Trust
  6. Regenerate Christchurch
  7. Remuneration Authority
  8. Reserve Bank
  9. Te Mātāwai