Changes to layout, floor space, signage, the introduction of new kiosks and increased passenger numbers combined to present an opportunity for the NZ Customs Service to make the traveller experience in the international departure area at Christchurch International Airport a lot more pleasant and efficient.
The difficulty of calculating provisional tax and fear of exposure to interest for miscalculation has been a major bugbear of businesses. Inland Revenue listened to these concerns and developed the Accounting Income Method, working with key stakeholders including software providers and small business.
Born from MBIE's Better for Business Accelerator, 2Shakes is cloud software that onboards clients, gets authority to act for them, workflows signatures and records signed contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain. We save hours of work for business, we save government from processing thousands of paper forms.
The Around the Block tool was launched in November 2016 as a way to help small and medium sized businesses understand their responsibilities under the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. The tool specifically helps businesses identify and manage key risks within their business context.
Port environments are inherently complex and high risk operations. With the introduction of new health and safety legislation in April 2016, New Zealand ports asked us for clarification on some aspects of the law in the context of their work.
The New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) will transform the way Kiwis do business. It encourages innovation, supports trade within and beyond the borders of New Zealand, and has far-reaching productivity and economic growth potential.
In 2017 the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) was ranked number one in the world for online capabilities by World Trade Mark Review. The ranking was based on e-filing, website access and reliability, and third party database and office-actions offerings.