Incorporated Societies Act - New Zealand 

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 will enter fully into force in October 2023. However, in order to function as intended, it must first be supplemented by regulations.

In this context, on 11 October 2022, MBIE released a discussion document seeking public feedback on what regulations should be made and what those regulations should prescribe.

You can read more about the discussion document on the 'Have Your Say' webpage:

Consultation on regulations for the Incorporated Societies Act 2022

The deadline for submissions is 22 November 2022. AuSAE's submission can be found here

In addition, to help you prepare your submission for the MBIE consultation, the Companies Office will be hosting a webinar on 19 October to explain the key proposals in the regulations and to address any queries societies may have. For more information, you can email

The Companies Office has also developed a law changes hub on the Incorporated Societies Register website. This is where incorporated societies can go to read the latest updates, watch videos and webinar recordings, download templates and other resources, sign up for email updates, and follow the Companies Office on Facebook.

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact the New Zealand office
Brett Jeffery
AuSAE General manager New Zealand
159 Otonga Road Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
027 249 8677

The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE)

Australian Office:
Address: Unit 6, 26 Navigator Place, Hendra QLD 4011 Australia
Free Call: +61 1300 764 576
Phone: +61 7 3268 7955

New Zealand Office:
Address: 159 Otonga Rd, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
Phone: +64 27 249 8677

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software