Contact us

You can contact the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for information on building legislation, building controls and the following information and services.

General enquiries

Phone: 0800 242 243


Postal address

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
PO Box 1473
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Physical address

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
15 Stout Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand 

Hours: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, NZT, Monday – Friday

Language assistance available

If English isn’t your first language let us know when you call and we’ll use ConnectingNow .

If you’re deaf or hearing impaired, you can use Video Relay Service  to get in touch with us.

Other contacts you may find useful

You may find the following organisations and government bodies useful for legislative information or building advice.

Ministry for the Environment

Resource Management Act

Freephone: 0800 499 700

BRANZ Head Office

Phone: 04 237 1170
Fax: 04 237 1171

Physical address:

Moonshine Road
Porirua City

Postal address:

Private Bag 50 908
Porirua 5240
New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

Freephone: 0800 78 26 32
Phone: 03 943 4259

Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, NZT, Monday - Friday