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Daniel Beban named as Lilburn Research Fellow 2019

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 1:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Daniel Beban named as Lilburn Research Fellow 2019 The Alexander Turnbull Library and the Lilburn Trust are delighted to announce that Daniel Beban has been awarded the prestigious Lilburn Research Fellowship for 2019. More >>

First quarter pokie statistics

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 4:21 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Proceeds from pub and club gaming machines in the first three months of this year were $4.7 million or 2.3 per cent more than for the same period last year but, in line with annual trends, less than at the end of 2017, according to figures from ... More >>

Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry submissions underway

Friday, 27 April 2018, 9:15 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction is now open for submissions with the launch of its Consultation Document in Palmerston North today. More >>

Consultation on proposed changes to AISA

Friday, 6 April 2018, 2:37 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has opened consultation on a proposal to replace several existing Information Matching Agreements with an Approved Information Sharing Agreement (AISA). More >>

Reminder: Daylight saving ends on Sunday

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand Daylight Saving will end next Sunday, 1 April 2018, when 3.00am becomes 2.00am. More >>

Lottery Grants Board funding to support Tuia

Monday, 26 March 2018, 5:22 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has today announced lottery funding available to projects linked to the Tuia – Encounters 250 commemoration, which marks 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Mâori and Europeans in New Zealand. More >>

Topp Twins exhibition opens at National Library

Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:46 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Iconic Kiwi musicians and entertainers, the Topp Twins, celebrate more than 40 years in the business with a new exhibition at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa in Wellington this month. More >>

Rare 15th Century books donated to National Library

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 10:04 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A collection of rare books printed more than 500 years ago and valued at nearly $200,000 have been donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington. More >>

Gamblers spent $125 million more in FY 2016/17

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 2:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gamblers in New Zealand spent $2,334 million dollars on the four main forms of gambling in the 2016/17 financial year, $125 million (5.7 per cent) more than the previous year, according to figures compiled by the Department of Internal Affairs. Spending ... More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Friday, 9 February 2018, 1:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Members of the public are invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust before applications close on 28 March 2018. The Trust chairman, Mr Kai Luey, encourages people to make application for proposals that support the ... More >>

Most popular baby names for 2017

Monday, 8 January 2018, 3:54 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

It’s official - Charlotte and Oliver have topped the list of New Zealand’s most popular baby names for 2017. More >>

Department of Internal Affairs office relocation

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 2:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Department of Internal Affairs office relocation After 32 years at Lambton Quay, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is relocating. Over 1,000 staff from six separate Wellington locations will begin the move in January 2018 to St Paul’s ... More >>

Auckland Trust & Company Service Provider ECS Ltd Warned

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:22 am | 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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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