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

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New Zealand's seventh periodic report under the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment(external link)

The Government is preparing its seventh report to the United Nations on the implementation of the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

New Zealand is one of more than 160 countries that have ratified the Convention. The Convention requires states to take effective measures to prevent torture and ill-treatment, and adequately address all occurrences thereof.

17 June 2019

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