The ownership of sensitive assets by overseas persons reflects New Zealand’s best interests.

Focus areas

  1. Transparency
  2. Influence

 

1. Transparency

On net benefits to New Zealand from overseas investments.

Priorities 1 - 2 years

  • We develop and make public interactive information that tracks the net benefits to New Zealand of overseas investment in sensitive assets. (Operational)

Priorities 3 - 5 years

  • The New Zealand public has a denuine understanding of the net benefits to New Zealand of overseas investment in sensitive assets. (Operational)

Extent of change

Progression
Already envisaged and consistent with the service model; requires development.

 

2. Influence

The evolution of the overseas investor system over time.

Priorities 1 - 2 years

  • We build the capability and standing needed in order to anticipate and advise on future system priorities and ensure that related policy decisions are well informed. (Functional)

Priorities 3 - 5 years

  • We work with Treasury and other agencies to influence the long-term evolution of the overseas investor system. (Functional)

Extent of change

Moderate
Implies an additional role and capability, and progressive shift in relationship with Treasury.