Ināia tonu nei: Online submissions

Information about our online consultation portal, and where to find online submissions.

We established our Have Your Say consultation portal as the primary channel for people to make online submissions on our 2021 draft advice to Government, Ināia tonu nei.
To help provide an accessible consultation, the online consultation portal was structured over three tiers.   

  • Tier one: submitters could simply us their ‘one big thing’ that was pressing for them or upload a bespoke submission document.    
  • Tier two: answering questions on the six ‘big decisions’ that were helping to shape the Commission’s advice.    
  • Tier three: submitters could provide feedback against each of our draft recommendations.   

Published submissions

Submissions received during consultation on our draft advice, that had consent to be published, are now available.

Some information has been withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 in order to protect the privacy of submitters, information which is commercially sensitive, and information which is subject to an obligation of confidence. Where possible without identifying an individual or a business who wishes to remain anonymous, organisation names have been made available to search.

You can also read a full list of the consultation questions: 

The responses from the portal have been collated: 

Notes on this data

The tier two question data should be treated with caution as it represents a small subset of the total submissions received (approximately n=2,000) so is an incomplete data set. If read on its own, it may misrepresent what submitters told us or imply more weight should be given to the results than was intended.   
These questions were never intended as a “vote” but a way of gathering insight to help direct our final analysis process. The subset is also not a random sample so will be more biased towards those with strong views.