You can contribute to open consultations the Ministry is currently conducting or find information about previous consultations.

We now run many of our consultations on our online consultation hub(external link) 

The hub, hosted on Citizen Space by Delib(external link) allows you to find and have your say on consultations that interest you.

Current consultations

Name of consultation Closing date

 Wayfinding for civil justice(external link)

The Chief Justice and Secretary for Justice invite you to be part of the creation of a national strategic framework, to improve how we work together to improve access to civil justice in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Working Group welcomes submissions from people with direct experience of the justice system who would like to share their feedback on this draft Wayfinding for Civil Justice strategy document.

 30 June 2022

Reform of adoption laws in Aotearoa New Zealand(external link)

The Government is reforming our adoption laws. 

We’re holding a second round of engagement between June and August 2022 to seek people’s views on the options for reform. Your thoughts and ideas will play an important part in helping to get our adoption laws right – please share them with us.

7 August 2022

Previous consultations

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