Public sector boards and committees

Find the full list of boards and committees across the public service.

The following is a list of New Zealand's Public sector agencies (listed alphabetically) which make appointments to boards and committees, and the boards and committees which come under their responsibility. (Source: 2020 stocktake of gender, Māori, Pacific and ethnic diversity on public sector boards and committees)

Accident Compensation Corporation

Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council

Department of Conservation

Aotea Conservation Park Advisory Committee
Auckland Conservation Board
Bay of Plenty Conservation Board
Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board
Chatham Islands Conservation Board
East Coast / Hawke's Bay Conservation Board
Game Animal Council
Hauraki Gulf Forum
Kaikoura Marine Guardians
Nature Heritage Fund Committee
Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board
New Zealand Conservation Authority
Ngā Whenua Rāhui Komiti
Ngāti Awa Joint Management Committee
Northland Conservation Board
Otago Conservation Board
Predator Free 2050 Ltd
Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Board
Southland Conservation Board
Taranaki/Whanganui Conservation Board
Te Hiku o Te Ika Conservation Board
Te Poari Whakahaere o Taupo-Nui-a-Tia / Taupo-Nui-a-Tia Management Board
Te Tatau Pounamu o Te Awa o Te Atua (Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa Joint Advisory Committee)
Te Urewera Board
Tongariro/Taupo Conservation Board
Waikato Conservation Board
Wellington Conservation Board
West Coast/Tai Poutini Conservation Board

Department of Corrections

Community Impact Forum
Social Impact Fund Allocation Committee

Department of Internal Affairs

Archives Council / Te Rua Wānanga
Bay of Plenty Community Trust
Charities Registration Board / Te Rātā Atawhai
Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury
Community Trust South
Digital Council
Eastern and Central Community Trust
Film and Literature Board of Review
Film and Video Labelling Body
Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Foundation North
Gambling Commission
Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library
Library and Information Advisory Commission
Local Government Commission / Mana Kāwanatanga a Rohe
Lottery Auckland Community Committee
Lottery Bay of Plenty/Gisborne Community Committee
Lottery Canterbury/Kaikoura Community Committee
Lottery Community Facilities Committee
Lottery Community Sector Research Committee
Lottery Environment and Heritage Committee
Lottery Fund for Community Benefit Related to the 2021 America's Cup Committee
Lottery Hawke's Bay Community Committee
Lottery Health Research Committee
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Committee
Lottery Manawatu / Whanganui Community Committee
Lottery National Community Committee
Lottery Northland Gisborne Community Committee
Lottery Oranga Marae Committee
Lottery Otago / Southland Community Committee
Lottery Outdoor Safety Committee
Lottery Significant Projects Fund
Lottery Taranaki Community Committee
Lottery Waikato Community Committee
Lottery Wellington / Wairarapa Community Committee
Lottery West Coast / Nelson-Marlborough Community Committee
New Zealand Lottery Grants Board / Te Puna Tahua
Office of Film and Literature Classification
Otago Community Trust
Pacific Development and Conservation Trust
Racing Safety Development Fund Industry Working Group
Rātā Foundation
Register of Development Contributions Commissioners
Royal Commission into Historic Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions
The West Coast Community Trust
Trust Waikato
TSB Community Trust
Wellington Community Trust
Whanganui Community Foundation
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Board

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Review Panel
Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Trust
Christchurch Stadium Trust Board
Commissioners of Intelligence Warrants
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security's Advisory Panel
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Land Information New Zealand

Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board of New Zealand
New Zealand Geographic Board / Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa
Orton Bradley Park Board
Valuers Registration Board

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
Broadcasting Commission (NZ on Air)
Broadcasting Standards Authority
Drug Free Sport New Zealand
Eden Park Trust Board
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Māori Heritage Council (of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga)
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
National Pacific Radio Trust
National War Memorial Advisory Council
New Zealand Film Commission
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Sport and Recreation New Zealand (Sport NZ)
Sports Tribunal of New Zealand

Ministry for the Environment

Auckland Unitary Plan Hearings Panel
Climate Change Commission
Climate Change Commission Nominating Committee
Environmental Protection Authority 
Fiordland Marine Guardians
Freshwater Planning Process
Kahui Wai Māori
The Office of Te Pou Tupua
Waikato River Authority
Waste Advisory Board

Ministry for Pacific Peoples

Minister for Pacific Peoples Advisory Council
Pacific Business Trust
Pasifika Education Centre

Ministry for Primary Industries

Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust 
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Board 
Forestry Ministerial Advisory Group
Kiwifruit New Zealand
Ministry for Primary Industries Primary Growth Partnership Investment Advisory Panel
National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee 
National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee 
National Rock Lobster Management Group
New Zealand Dairy Core Database Access Panel
New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority 
New Zealand Meat Board
New Zealand Pork Industry Board
New Zealand Walking Access Commission
Telford Farm Training Institute
Veterinary Council of New Zealand

Ministry for Women

National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women 

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Accreditation Council
AgResearch Ltd
Banking Ombudsman Scheme Board
Building Practitioners Board
Callaghan Innovation Board
Chartered Professional Engineers Council
Commerce Commission
Commerce Commission - Telecommunications Commissioner
Copyright Tribunal
Disciplinary Committee under the Financial Advisers Act 2008
Electrical Workers Registration Board
Electricity Rulings Panel
Employment Relations Authority
Engineering Associates Registration Board
Equal Employment Opportunities Trust (DiversityWorks)
External Reporting Board
Financial Advice Code Committee
Financial Markets Authority
Gas Rulings Panel
Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd
Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ)
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
Maori Economic Development Advisory Board
Marsden Fund Council
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Science Board 
Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd
New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd (trading as Scion)
New Zealand Growth Capital Partners Ltd
New Zealand Registered Architects Board
New Zealand Standards Approval Board
New Zealand Story Advisory Board
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise 
Nga Haeranga - the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated
Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
Provincial Growth Fund Ltd
Remuneration Authority
Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd
Retirement Commissioner 
Takeovers Panel
The Electricity Authority
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority
The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd
Tourism New Zealand
Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board
Tuawhenua Provincial Growth Fund Independent Advisory Panel
WorkSafe New Zealand

Ministry of Education

Education New Zealand 
Music Teachers Registration Board (was Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand)
NCEA Review Professional Advisory Group
New Zealand Council for Educational Research
New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
Ngarimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board
Ōtaki and Porirua Trusts Board
Pacific Education Foundation
Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Correspondence School) Board of Trustees
Te Taumata Aronui
Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
Tertiary Education Commission 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)
APEC 2021 CEO Summit Committee
Asia New Zealand Foundation
Board of Management of New Zealand Antarctic Institute (Antarctica New Zealand)
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
Expo 2020 New Zealand Steering Group
Fulbright New Zealand Board
New Zealand Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission
New Zealand National Group in the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Pacific Cooperation Foundation
Tokelau International Trust Fund Board of Trustees

Ministry of Health

Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies 
Auckland District Health Board
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Canterbury District Health Board
Capital and Coast District Health Board
Capital Investment Committee
Central Health and Disability Ethics Committee
Chiropractic Board
Counties Manukau District Health Board
Dental Council
Dietitians Board
Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ECART)
Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Health and Disability Commissioner
Health Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal
Health Quality and Safety Commission
Health Research Council
Health Workforce New Zealand Board
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Lakes District Health Board
Medical Council of New Zealand
Medical Radiation Technologists Board
Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand
Mental Health Review Tribunal
MidCentral District Health Board
Midwifery Council
National Ethics Advisory Committee
National Kaitiaki Group
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
New Zealand Blood Service
New Zealand Paramedic Council
Northern A Health and Disability Ethics Committee
Northern B Health and Disability Ethics Committee
Northland District Health Board
Nursing Council of New Zealand
Occupational Therapy Board
Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board
Osteopathic Council
Pharmaceutical Management Agency (PHARMAC)
Pharmacy Council
Physiotherapy Board
Podiatrists Board
Psychologists Board
Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand
Radiation Safety Advisory Committee
South Canterbury District Health Board
Southern District Health Board
Southern Health and Disability Ethics Committee
Tairawhiti District Health Board
Taranaki District Health Board
Te Hiringa Hauora - Health Promotion Agency
Waikato District Health Board
Wairarapa District Health Board
Waitemata District Health Board
West Coast District Health Board
Whanganui District Health Board

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Kainga Ora Homes and Communities

Ministry of Justice

(Legal Aid) Review Authority
Additional Members of the High Court - Land Valuation
Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority
Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal
Chief Victims Advisor to Government
Criminal Cases Review Commission
Criminal Justice Reimbursement Assessor
Customs Appeal Authority (joint appointment with Customs portfolio)
Director - Human Rights Proceedings
Electoral Commission
Environment Court
Human Rights Commission
Human Rights Review Tribunal
Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
Immigration and Protection Tribunal
Immigration and Protection Tribunal Chair
Independent Police Conduct Authority
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Panel of Arbitrators
Judicial Conduct Commissioner
Land Valuation Tribunal - Auckland 
Land Valuation Tribunal - Gisborne
Land Valuation Tribunal - Hawke's Bay
Land Valuation Tribunal - Marlborough
Land Valuation Tribunal - Nelson
Land Valuation Tribunal - North Auckland
Land Valuation Tribunal - North Canterbury
Land Valuation Tribunal - Otago
Land Valuation Tribunal - Palmerston North
Land Valuation Tribunal - South Canterbury
Land Valuation Tribunal - Southland
Land Valuation Tribunal - Taranaki
Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 1
Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 2
Land Valuation Tribunal - Waikato No 4
Land Valuation Tribunal - Wellington No 1
Land Valuation Tribunal - Wellington No 2 
Land Valuation Tribunal - Westland
Land Valuation Tribunal - Whanganui
Law Commission
Legal Aid Tribunal
Legal Complaints Review Officer
New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal
New Zealand Parole Board
Principal Disputes Referee
Principal Tenancy Adjudicator
Privacy Commissioner
Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority
Public Protection Order Review Panel
Real Estate Agents Authority
Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal
Representation Commission
Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers' Licensing Authority
Taxation Review Authorities
Technical Advisers Panel
Trans-Tasman Occupations Authority
Visiting Justices
Weathertight Homes Tribunal

Ministry of Social Development

New Zealand Sign Language Board
Children's Commissioner
Ministry of Youth Development Partnership Fund Board
New Zealand Artificial Limb Service Board
Social Security Appeal Authority
Social Workers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
Social Workers Registration Board
Student Allowance Appeal Authority

Ministry of Transport

City Rail Link Ltd
Civil Aviation Authority - Medical Convener and Deputy Convener
Civil Aviation Authority (including the Aviation Security Service)
Maritime New Zealand
Oil Pollution Advisory Committee
Transport Accident Investigation Commission
Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency

New Zealand Defence Force

Territorial Forces Employer Support Council (Defence Employer Support Council)
Veterans' Advisory Board
Veterans' Entitlements Appeal Board
Veterans' Health Advisory Panel
Viet Nam Veterans and Their Families Trust

Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee

Science Advisory Committee (was Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor)

Oranga Tamariki / Ministry for Children

Epuni Residence Grievance Panel
Kaahui Whetuu Community Residential Services Auckland (CRSA) Residence Grievance Panel
Korowai Manaaki Residence Grievance Panel
Puketai Residence Grievance Panel
Te Au rere a Te Tonga Residence Grievance Panel
Te Maioha o Parekarangi Residence Grievance Panel
Te Oranga Residence Grievance Panel
Te Poutama Arahi Rangatahi Residence Grievance Panel
Te Puna Wai o Tuhinapo Residence Grievance Panel

Parliamentary Counsel Office

Committee of Revision Bill Certifiers

Te Arawhiti / The Office for Māori Crown Relations

Ngāpuhi Investment Fund Ltd

Te Puni Kōkiri

Expert Advisory Group for Ka Hao - Māori Digital Technology Development Fund
Māori Television Service
Māori Trustee
Te Māori Manaaki Taonga Trust (co-appointed with Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage)
Te Mātāwai
Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi (Te Māngai Pāho)
Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori (Māori Language Commission)
Waitangi Tribunal

Tertiary Education Commission

Auckland University of Technology Council
Lincoln University Council
Massey University Council
Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Council
Te Wānanga o Raukawa Council
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Council
University of Auckland Council
University of Canterbury Council
University of Otago Council
University of Waikato Council
Victoria University of Wellington Council

The Treasury

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) Board
Airways Corporation of New Zealand Ltd
Animal Control Products Ltd
AsureQuality Ltd
Christchurch International Airport
Crown Asset Management Ltd
Crown Forestry Rental Trust
Crown Infrastructure Partners Ltd
Crown Irrigation Investments Ltd
Dunedin International Airport Ltd
Earthquake Commission
Education Payroll Ltd
Electricity Corporation of New Zealand Ltd (The Residual Company)
Government Superannuation Appeals Board
Government Superannuation Fund Authority
Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation
Hawke's Bay Airport Ltd
Independent Oversight Committee for Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd
KiwiRail Holdings Ltd
Kordia Group Ltd
Landcorp Farming Ltd
Meteorological Service of New Zealand Ltd
Monetary Policy Committee
National Provident Fund
Network for Learning Ltd
New Zealand Green Investment Finance Ltd
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission
New Zealand Lotteries Commission
New Zealand Post Ltd
New Zealand Productivity Commission
New Zealand Railways Corporation
Nominating Committee for the Guardians of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Ōtākaro Ltd
Public Trust
Quotable Value Ltd
Radio New Zealand Ltd
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd
Tamaki Redevelopment Company Ltd
Television New Zealand Ltd
Transpower New Zealand Ltd

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