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Internal Affairs takes action against a money remitter

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:12 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has filed civil proceedings in the Auckland High Court against an Auckland-based money remitter, Jin Yuan Finance Limited (company number 4083558), under anti-money laundering law. More >>

Pokie spend up over the last 12 months

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:37 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gaming machine proceeds (GMP) for the 12 months ended 30 September 2017 rose $29.2 million or 3.4 per cent from $849 million to $878.2 million, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Five years’ jail for child abuse collection

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 6:58 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A huge collection of child sexual abuse material resulted in a 45-year-old sickness beneficiary being jailed for five years in the Wellington District Court today. More >>

He Tohu exhibition scoops national design awards

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:15 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The new permanent exhibition, He Tohu, at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa scooped seven awards in the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards on Friday 6 October. More >>

Research Fellows Honoured

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:18 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Twenty-six New Zealanders were honoured yesterday in an awards ceremony for Fellows of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT). More >>

Dept of Internal Affairs investigation into Peters leak

Friday, 15 September 2017, 5:09 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

To be attributed to a Department of Internal Affairs’ spokesperson: We investigated whether any Ministerial Services staff received or passed on information regarding the Rt. Hon. Winston Peters’ superannuation matter. The investigation process included ... More >>

Most popular Māori baby names for 2016 released

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 5:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 Māori baby names for 2016 in association with Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017. More >>

Most popular Māori baby names for 2016 released

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 4:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 Māori baby names for 2016 in association with Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017. More >>

Formal warning to Equity Trust International Ltd

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 3:01 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has issued a formal warning to an Auckland-based reporting entity under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). More >>

NZ’s new Poet Laureate announced

Friday, 25 August 2017, 6:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

NZ’s new Poet Laureate announced New Zealand’s Poet Laureate for 2017-19 is Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh. The Poet Laureate is one of the most prestigious national awards for New Zealand poets, recognising outstanding contributions to New Zealand ... More >>

Independent Board decision on Family First

Monday, 21 August 2017, 2:31 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

In its decision dated 21 August 2017 the independent Charities Registration Board has decided to remove Family First New Zealand from the Charities Register because it does not qualify for registration. More >>

Kiwis Count shows growing satisfaction with govt services

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Kiwis are giving government services a big thumbs up – including those that are able to be done online, such as renewing a passport, licensing a vehicle or registering a birth. More >>

Pokie spend up over June year

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 2:45 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gaming machine proceeds (GMP) for the year ended 30 June 2017 rose $26.5m or 3.1 per cent from $843.4m to $869.9m, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Third man sentenced in pokie fraud case

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 11:42 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The third defendant in the multi-million dollar gaming machine fraud case was sentenced to 12 months’ home detention in the Wellington High Court today. More >>

Home detention for child sex abuse images and video

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:04 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A Napier man was today sentenced in the Napier District Court to 10 months’ home detention for possessing hundreds of objectionable images and videos. More >>

DIA welcomes pokie fraud sentences

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:10 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs has welcomed the sentences handed down in the Wellington High Court today in the multi-million dollar gaming machine fraud case. The Department’s Gambling Compliance Director, Gareth Bostock said it reflects how seriously the court views ... More >>

Intensive supervision for child sex abuse images

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 3:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 24-year-old Rolleston man was today sentenced to two years’ intensive supervision and ordered to attend the STOP programme for sexual offenders after pleading guilty in the Christchurch District Court to a range of offences involving child sex abuse ... More >>

He Tohu exhibition attracts 10,000 visitors

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 11:38 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The new He Tohu exhibition at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa celebrated its 10,000th visitor yesterday. Taneia and Tetini Pokoati, 12 year-old twins from Gisborne, were jointly given the honour of being the 10,000th ... More >>

Gambling venues need to do more [28/6/17]

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 4:07 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gambling venues are doing better at helping problem gamblers but need to do much more, according to Internal Affairs’ Director of Gambling Compliance, Gareth Bostock. More >>

Peter Thiel: OIA

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 12:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Peter Thiel: OIA DIA have received advice from the Ombudsman that a detail originally redacted from the citizenship file of Peter Thiel released in January for privacy reasons should be made available by 27 July. The Department has decided that the ... More >>

 

 

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