This page provides information about the overall programme timeline.

Programme timeline [PDF, 118 KB]



March-July 2021

Cabinet decisions on policy design

May 2021

Commence recruitment of Ministerial committee

March-December 2021

COVID-19 vaccine roll out

September 2021

Interim MHA and HNZ established and Ministerial committees’ appointment

September 2021-April 2022

Some functions/staff transferred to interim entities

October 2021

Legislation introduced

October 2021

Budget advice

December 2021

Budget bid

April 2022

Legislation passed

April 2022

Budget decision

July 2022

Legislation in force (Royal assent)

July 2022

Day 1 New Legal Entities in operation

July 2022

Transfer remaining staff, assets, liabilities via legislation

September 2022

New entities fully operational (with all required functions)

September 2022

Transition Unit disestablished

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