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Daylight saving starts this weekend

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 3:18 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand daylight saving begins this Sunday, 25 September 2016, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 amto become 3.00 am. The extra hour of daylight in the evenings will run till Sunday 2 April 2017, when clocks goback an hour at 3.00 am to 2.00 ... More >>

Child sex abuse pictures and videos earn jail time

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 11:18 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 25-year-old unemployed man has been sent to jail (14 Sept) for two years nine months for distributing pictures and videos of the sexual abuse and exploitation of children. More >>

Internal Affairs takes action against two money remitters

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 3:18 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has filed civil proceedings in the Auckland High Court against two Auckland-based money remitters under anti-money laundering law. More >>

Three sentenced on child sex abuse image offences

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Overseas and local tip-offs to Internal Affairs have led to the conviction of three Auckland men for offences depicting the sexual abuse of children. More >>

Government secures agreement with global software supplier

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 11:52 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has secured a pan-government agreement with Oracle – the second largest global ICT supplier to New Zealand’s government agencies. More >>

Commission releases community feedback, next steps

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Local Government Commission has today released a summary of feedback from its Community Engagement programme on the West Coast. The engagement is part of the Commission’s process for understanding the level of support for some form of change in local government ... More >>

Born Digital 2016

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 4:00 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library of New Zealand together with libraries across Australia will celebrate the inaugural digital preservation week, Born Digital 2016 , from August 8 – 12. Born Digital 2016 aims to raise awareness of the importance of preserving ... More >>

Strengthening the Wellington region – a progress update

Friday, 29 July 2016, 3:14 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Local Government Commission today reports that good progress has been made on its work with councils and communities to strengthen local government in the Wellington region, following the decision in June 2015 not to proceed with a proposal for a ... More >>

Auckland local government submissions published

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 4:01 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Local Government Commission has today published the submissions it received on local government arrangements for the Auckland region following its call for alternative applications. The Commission had earlier accepted two reorganisation applications ... More >>

Pokie takings increase

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 1:08 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Proceeds from pub and club gaming machines in the second quarter of this year were $9.1 million or 4.4 per cent more than for the same period last year, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. Spending at 30 June 2016 was $216.1 ... More >>

Jailed for child sex abuse pictures

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 4:24 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 35-year-old Christchurch man was today jailed for four years and two months on offences involving objectionable pictures of child sex abuse. More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 2:11 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 30 September 2016. More >>

WWI lottery grants

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 3:06 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A photographic memorial to New Zealand tunnellers in the First World War to be built by the Arras Tourist Office in France is one of the 13 recipients of $1.4 million of WWI lottery grant funding announced recently. More >>

Lottery Environment and Heritage committee grants

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 2:45 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

More than $5million has been given to core environment and heritage projects thanks to the Lottery Environment and Heritage committee. More >>

Charity Volunteers Much Appreciated

Friday, 24 June 2016, 10:39 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Thank you. That’s the message from the Department of Internal Affairs Charities Services team as National Volunteer Week comes to a close. More >>

International Agreement Strengthens the Fight against Spam

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 1:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The international fight against spam has been further strengthened today following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between enforcement agencies from across the globe. More >>

Government improves domain name security

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:39 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Recent changes to how the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) manages government website domain names will increase online security and result in greater public trust in government websites. More >>

How DIA inspector helped rescue American sex abuse victim

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:35 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Swift detective work by a Christchurch-based Internal Affairs inspector led to the identification of a six-year-old American girl and the arrest of the man who had been sexually abusing her within four days. More >>

Births Deaths and Marriages information has a new home

Monday, 9 May 2016, 10:57 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) information has moved to a new online address and can now be found on Govt.nz. More >>

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust wins Trust of the Year

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 3:05 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Chair of the Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Peter Swain says they are very honoured that the Trust has been awarded the 2015 NZ Trust of the Year Award by the New Zealand Trustees Association. More >>

 

 

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