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Statement of Performance Expectations

[image] Statement of Performance Expectations thumbnail. Our Statement of Performance Expectations outlines our strategic direction, budget, activities, and performance indicators.


Statement of Intent 2016 – 2020

[image] Statement of Intent thumbnailOur Statement of Intent sets out our strategic intentions for New Zealand’s workplace health and safety system over a four-year period and is updated less regularly than the SPE.


Quarterly Reports

WorkSafe New Zealand’s quarterly reports to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety detail progress against our performance framework and our key priorities.


Annual Reports

The Annual Report for WorkSafe New Zealand gives a snapshot of our work each year, and provides financial statements.

Visit the MBIE website to see the 2012-13 Annual Report [PDF 1.0MB]


Our Performance Story

[image] Our performance story thumbnail.






Briefing to the Incoming Minister


Other publications

Targeted independent review of WorkSafe New Zealand

In late 2015, Doug Martin was commissioned to undertake a targeted independent review of WorkSafe New Zealand which focussed on its engagement, assessing the quality of its interactions with stakeholders given WorkSafe’s education, engagement and enforcement roles.

View the full report ont he MBIE website


Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and guidance


Important disclaimer by the Auditor-General on audited financial statements on this website

Please note that the maintenance and integrity of the financial statements in parliamentary papers on this web site is the responsibility of the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. I, as Auditor-General, and my appointed auditors, accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred or may occur to financial statements audited by us in regard to the presentation of those financial statements on this web site. Our audit reports refer only to those financial statements named within a particular audit report. They do not provide an opinion on any other information that may have been hyperlinked to/from those audited financial statements. If readers of this web site are concerned about the inherent risks arising from electronic data communication, they should refer to the published hard copies of the audited financial statements to confirm the information. Legislation in New Zealand governing the preparation and dissemination of financial statements may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.


Last updated 30 June 2017


On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.