How to get in touch with the Provincial Development Unit.
15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011
PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140
In New Zealand, call us for free on 0508 743 473.
Outside New Zealand, call us on +64 9 9521672. Call charges may apply.
We're available to answer calls between 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday and 9:00am to 5:00pm on Friday.
If English isn’t your first language let us know when you call and we’ll use Language Line.
If you’re Deaf or hearing impaired, you can use the Video Relay Service to get in touch with us.
Email us at PGF@mbie.govt.nz.
Regional contacts and senior regional officials
|Region||Senior regional official||Regional advisors||Phone contacts|
|Bay of Plenty||Kay Read||
022 657 6482
021 845 636
|Chathams||Ben Dalton||Cliff Fuller||021 847 835|
|East Coast / Tairāwhiti||Apryll Parata||Richard Katipa
|021 827 275
021 815 842
|Hawke's Bay||Bryan Wilson||Hugh McPhail
|021 826 664
021 894 043
|Cliff Fuller||021 847 835|
|Manawatū / Whanganui||Di Grennell||Lafaele Lupo
|027 234 0059
027 436 6460
|Northland||Ben Dalton||Grant Berghan
|021 851 890
021 807 674
|Otago||Karl Cummins||Mark Patterson||021 860 955|
|Southland||Karl Cummins||Mark Patterson||021 860 955|
|Taranaki||Al Morrison||Bridget Sullivan||021 877 060|
|Te Tau Ihu||Al Morrison||Pip Jamieson||027 231 0028|
|Waikato||Kathy Mansell||Michelle Paki||027 278 1336|
|West Coast||Al Morrison||Penny Bicknell
|021 583 847
021 845 636
Email your regional advisors
Official Information Act requests
You can request information from us under the Official Information Act.
Before you ask
You may find the information you need is already publicly available. It may be included on this website, or we may have already answered the same question in another OIA response. Check:
Make a request
Requests should include your name, your postal address or preferred email address, and specific details of the information you want.
Post your request to Ministerial Services, MBIE, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140.
How long will it take?
We will acknowledge your request as soon as practical and respond no later than 20 working days after we receive it.
Sometimes for large requests or those requiring consultation, the Act allows for a time limit extension. If so, we will let you know and give you a specific due date.
We may withhold information for specific reasons. If this occurs, we will explain the reasons why. For more information please refer to sections 6, 9 and 18 of the Official Information Act.
If you are unhappy with our response, contact us in the first instance. You have the right to seek a review of the response by the Ombudsman.
Call the MBIE media line on 027 442 2141 or email our media desk - email@example.com.