This page provides a register of discretionary exemptions

Exemptions granted in 2022

Case numberDateApplicantLaw firm
20220025120 Jul 2022Vodafone New Zealand Limited (PDF 121KB)Bell Gully
2022001827 Jul 2022Heartland Bank Limited (PDF 114KB)Chapman Tripp
20210015315 Feb 2022Oyster Property Group Limited (PDF 144KB)Russell McVeagh


Exemptions granted in 2021

Case numberDateApplicantLaw firm
20210050311 Nov 2021Trivium Madison Pacific Investment Limited (PDF 307KB) Bell Gully
20200091428 Sep 2021Craigmore Sustainables NZ Limited (PDF 155KB)Lefever Law
20210054121 Sep 2021Ventia Services Group Pty Limited (PDF 109KB)Bell Gully

3 Sep 2021

Fletcher Residential Limited (PDF 120KB)Simpson Grierson
2021003729 Aug 2021Laurent Jean Pierre Le Breton and Sarah Renault (PDF 122KB)Whitlock Williams
20210035815 Jun 2021Details withheld (PDF 104KB)Russell McVeagh
20200082616 Mar 2021Withheld under Section 9(2)(a) of the Official Information Act (PDF 640KB)Woodward Chrisp Lawyers
20210013623 Feb 2021Sheila Bing, Sheila Veronica Bing and Nigel Alan Anthony Bing as executors of the Estate of Alan Arthur Bing (PDF 113KB)Glaister Ennor Barristers and Solicitors

Exemptions granted in 2020

Case numberDateApplicantLaw firm
20200018012 Jun 2020David McIntyre (PDF 122KB)Duncan Cotterill
2019006748 Apr 2020Withheld under Section 9(2)(a) of the Official Information Act (PDF 207KB)Cockcroft Law Limited
20190049526 Feb 2020Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure Co Ltd (DOCX 63KB)Bell Gully

Exemptions granted in 2019

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20190039518 Dec 2019Oregon Group Limited (PDF 108KB)Glaister Ennor
20181034417 May 2019Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (PDF 138KB)Simpson Grierson
20190016613 May 2019Vodafone Europe B.V. (PDF 134KB)Bell Gully
20190001230 Apr 2019RCNZ A Trust, RCNZ B Trust and RCNZ C Trust (PDF 71KB)Russell McVeagh

Exemptions granted in 2018

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20172012721 Oct 2018Morris Salomon Kahn (PDF 61KB)John Williamson
20171011710 Sep 2018Sanford Limited (PDF 63KB)Chapman Tripp
2018100846 Jul 2018First State Infrastructure Managers (International) Limited & Colonial First State Infrastructure Managers (Australia) Pty Limited (PDF 70KB)Bell Gully
20181004016 Mar 2018Adamantem Capital Fund I Trust 1A, acting by and through its Trustee and Manager (PDF 118KB)Buddle Findlay

Exemptions granted in 2017

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
2017200176 Sep 2017CDL Hotels Holdings New Zealand Limited (PDF 72KB)Bell Gully
20171008814 Jun 2017Flexi Cards Limited (PDF 76KB) Bell Gully
2017100063 Apr 2017Sargon Capital Pty Limited (PDF 71KB)Bell Gully

Exemptions granted in 2016

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20162007222 Dec 2016Genesis Energy Limited (PDF 91KB)Russell McVeagh
20162006519 Dec 2016Complectus Group (PDF 117KB)Russell McVeagh
2016200331 Nov 2016Flexi Cards Limited (PDF 42KB)Mayne Wetherell
20162003518 Oct 2016Inghams SaleCo Limited (PDF 42KB)Bell Gully
20161011930 Sep 2016Sterling Grace (NZ) Limited (PDF 40KB)Chapman Tripp
2016200076 Sept 2016Contact Energy Limited (PDF 40KB)n/a
20161008724 Aug 2016Falvey Orchards LP (PDF 50KB)Bell Gully
20161007728 Jun 2016Solid Energy New Zealand Limited (PDF 40KB)Simpson Grierson
20161006120 Jun 2016APN News & Media Limited (PDF 39KB)Quigg Partners
20161005029 Mar 2016FNZ Custodians Limited (PDF 83KB)Russell McVeagh
20161004624 Mar 2016Custodial Services Limited (PDF 84KB)Russell McVeagh

Exemptions granted in 2014

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20141002610 Mar 2014First NZ Capital Securities Limited, Credit Suisse (Australia) ltd & UBS New Zealand Ltd (PDF 75KB)Buddle Findlay

Exemptions granted in 2013

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20132006413 Dec 2013AMCOR Limited (PDF 65KB)Chapman Tripp
20132001819 Sep 2013The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Limited (PDF 152KB)Bell Gully
20132002116 Sep 2013Deutsche Bank AG, Craigs Investment Partners Ltd, Goldman Sachs New Zealand Limited, Macquarie Capital (New Zealand) Limited & Macquarie Securities (NZ) Limited (PDF 74KB)Buddle Findlay
20132003012 Sep 2013Brambles Ltd (PDF 64KB)Bell Gully
2013100334 Apr 2013Credit Suisse (Australia) Limited, Goldman Sachs New Zealand Limited, Macquarie Securities (NZ) Limited and First NZ Capital Securities Ltd (PDF 34KB)Russell McVeagh

Exemptions granted in 2011

Case numberDateApplicantLaw Firm
20111009518 Jul 2011Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited, Chorus Limited (PDF 73KB)Russell McVeagh
20102013014 Feb 2011Foster's Group Limited, Treasury Wine Estates Limited (PDF 116KB)Chapman Tripp
Last Updated: 8 August 2022