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Smart Alex Creative writing winners announced

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The winners of the inaugural national Smart Alex creative writing competition have been announced to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Alexander Turnbull's birth 14 September, 1868. More >>

Students curate WW1 exhibition

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 2:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new exhibition exploring the end of World War I opened yesterday at the Turnbull Gallery in Wellington. Goodbye to All That: Armistice 1918 is the result of collaboration between postgraduate students of Museum and Heritage Studies at Victoria University ... More >>

Second quarter pokie statistics

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:23 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Second quarter pokie statistics The latest quarterly statistics on pokies in pubs and clubs released by the Department of Internal Affairs continue recent trends with increasing gaming machine profits but decreasing gaming machines and venues. The ... More >>

Jail time for child exploitation collection

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 34 year-old man of Christchurch was sentenced in the Christchurch District Court on 8 August 2018 to 25 months in prison for the possession of child sex abuse images and videos. More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 5:55 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. Applications close on 26 September 2018. More >>

Fascinating find at Archives

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 8:52 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A fascinating glimpse of our past has been revealed by Archives NZ after some passport application files which were previously thought not to exist were discovered. More >>

Flying Nun lands in 100 year old Alexander Turnbull Library

Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Media release 13 July 2018 Flying Nun lands in 100 year old Alexander Turnbull Library More >>

Man sentenced for child sex abuse collection

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 11:39 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A Takaka man was sentenced in the Nelson District Court on 11 July 2018 to three years in prison for the possession and distribution of child sex abuse images and videos. More >>

DIA signs Enforceable Undertaking with PB Technologies

Monday, 2 July 2018, 11:20 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has announced the signing of an Enforceable Undertaking with PB Technologies Limited (PB Tech), after the computing and IT company were found to have breached the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. Also known as the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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