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Information release

Official information regarding the entity form review of KiwiRail and New Zealand Railways Corporation

Issue date: 
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
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Some parts of this information release would not be appropriate to release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act). Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.

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Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
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This proactive release contains official information in relation to an entity form review, undertaken by the Treasury and the Ministry of Transport, of KiwiRail Holdings Limited and New Zealand Railways Corporation.

The release includes the Terms of Reference of the review, the two joint departmental briefings provided to Ministers while the review was underway, and Ministers' subsequent letter to the Chair of KiwiRail Holdings Limited and New Zealand Railways Corporation advising of Ministers' decision.

Please note the cover sheet of document T2022/633 refers to Ministers’ feedback on ownership objectives for KiwiRail, and the fact that a Cabinet paper was ultimately not prepared.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 21 March 2023