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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 >>

All Blacks birth certificate available for next generation

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 11:38 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has launched a new All Black themed decorative birth certificate. More >>

July: What’s On in Wellington

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:40 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Called ‘’unbelievably beautiful’’, and ‘’absolutely stunning’’ by visitors and a must-see by the Dominion Post , He Tohu is Wellington’s newest permanent exhibition of three of New Zealand’s iconic constitutional documents: More >>

Call for Poet Laureate nominations

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:37 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library of New Zealand is inviting nominations for the next New Zealand Poet Laureate. Nominations will close on Friday 11 August, 2017. More >>

Samoan language guides for NZ Citizenship launched

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:51 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Samoans wanting to apply for NZ Citizenship can now get help from a new resource developed by The Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

New Zealand’s newest national exhibition a hit

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 2:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Around 4000 people attended the first open day of new He Tohu exhibition at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa on 20 May. This was the start of a highly successful first week for He Tohu, with more than 150 school children ... More >>

Care needed with online details

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:13 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs is reminding people to be careful about the information they share online after an investigation into copies of eight birth records being fraudulently obtained. More >>

Official He Tohu opening ceremony - Photos

Friday, 19 May 2017, 4:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand’s newest national exhibition, He Tohu was officially opened by Her Excellency, the Rt Hon. Dame Patsy Reddy, the Governor-General of New Zealand, today (Friday 19th) at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington. This remarkable ... More >>

What’s On in Wellington in May

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:25 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

09 May 2017 What’s On in Wellington in May He Tohu, New Zealand’s new permanent exhibition of our iconic historical documents, opens at the National Library of New Zealand, Molesworth Street, Wellington on Saturday, 20 May 2017. He Tohu features ... More >>

Pokie spending patterns continue

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 4:26 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Proceeds from pub and club gaming machines in the first three months of this year were $7.8 million or 3.9 per cent more than for the same period last year but, in line with annual trends, less than at the end of 2016, according to figures from ... More >>

Help preserve your local history – get it online!

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library is calling on communities to protect their local history through helping digitise historic newspapers. More >>

 

 

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