Example 6

Statements of intent: Examples of reporting practice.

Ministry of Economic Development (Manatū Ōhanga), Statement of Intent 2008/2011, page 9

What we are seeking to achieve

To support the Government’s aim of an innovative and creative, high-income, knowledge-based economy, we have identified six long-term outcomes for the Ministry:

  • Enterprising and innovative businesses – improving the drivers for success and productivity improvement in firms.
  • International linkages – improving the linkages that allow New Zealand firms to benefit from trade, and the flows of investment, skills, and technology.
  • Dynamic and trusted markets – improving the competitiveness, integrity, and effectiveness of New Zealand’s markets.
  • Ease of doing business – improving the way public agencies and the regulatory environment interact with business.
  • Efficient, reliable, and responsive infrastructure services – improving the quality and reliability of key infrastructure services that support growth.
  • Auckland, a world-class city – improving Auckland as a world-class city that attracts firms, investment, and skills.
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