Register with us

If you want to contribute to the future decision making of New Zealand’s public service, register with the Ministry for Ethnic Communities Nominations Service.

If you would like to join the Ministry’s Nominations Service database, please complete the Registration Form and provide a current governance CV. Please email both documents to We will use this information when searching for suitable candidates for board vacancies.

Download the Nominations Service Registration Form

If you need help with writing a governance CV, download the following CV template.

You can also view a copy of an example governance CV.

Useful information is also available at the Institute of Directors.

Please note that joining the database does not mean a board appointment is guaranteed.

Other organisations to register with

The following organisations also have databases of candidates who are interested in governance roles:

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