Corporate publications

Welcome to the corporate publications section. Here you will find the publications we produce to fulfil our statutory requirements.

Publications

  • Statement of Intent 2015 to 2019
    Published 30 June 2015
    The Statement of Intent identifies outcomes for the health system and the Ministry: New Zealanders live longer, healthier and more independent lives; the health system is cost-effective and supports a productive economy.
  • Briefing to the Minister of Health
    Published 08 December 2014
    This briefing provides the incoming Minister with an overview of the health and disability system as at October 2014. It describes the major organisations and structures in the system, along with their roles, functions and responsibilities.
  • The Office of the Director of Mental Health Annual Report 2013
    Published 04 December 2014
    This is the ninth Annual Report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health. It presents information and statistics that serve as barometers of quality for our mental health services.
  • Health and Independence Report 2014 cover
    Published 23 October 2014
    The Health and Independence Report 2014 provides an overview of the current state of public health in three main sections: health status, factors that influence New Zealanders' health and health system performance.
  • Annual report 2014 cover
    Published 23 October 2014
    This annual report outlines the Ministry of Health’s key achievements for the 2013/14 financial year, including the Ministry’s output performance and financial summary. It includes the Health and Independence Report, which provides a snapshot of the overall functioning of the health and disability system in New Zealand. The Minister of Health’s report on the implementation of the New Zealand Health Strategy is included in this publication.
  • Published 30 June 2014
    The Statement of Intent outlines the strategic direction for the Ministry, work that will be undertaken to deliver key priorities and how success will be measured.
  • Implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy 2013 cover
    Published 23 December 2013
    This report summarises the major achievements in the priority areas of the New Zealand public health service in 2013. Achievements are grouped according to medium-term priorities set by the Government.
  • ODMH annual report cover
    Published 11 November 2013
    This is the eighth edition of the Office of the Director of Mental Health Annual Report. It reflects the Ministry’s ongoing emphasis on transparency, accountability and trust in government and its agencies.
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    Published 17 October 2013
    This annual report outlines the Ministry of Health’s key achievements for the 2012/13 financial year, including the Ministry’s output performance and financial summary. It includes the Health and Independence Report, which provides a snapshot of the overall functioning of the health and disability system in New Zealand.
  • Health and Independence Report 2013 cover
    Published 17 October 2013
    The Health and Independence Report 2013 looks at the public funds that are allocated to health and disability support services in New Zealand, the workforce underpinning the sector, the services that are delivered and how those services are contributing to the health and independence of New Zealanders.
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