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New service available for bereaved parents

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:38 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Whetūrangitia – a new online service supporting bereaved parents and whānau by bringing together information and resources in one place. More >>

Rangatahi take part in popular creative writing competition

Monday, 23 September 2019, 11:46 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

‘Outstanding’, ‘high calibre’ and ‘skilfully composed’ — these are some of the words used to describe the incredible creative work of our rangatahi who entered the 2019 Smart Alex competition. More >>

DIA takes civil action against two money remitters

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 11:59 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has filed civil proceedings in the Auckland High Court against OTT Trading Group Limited, an Auckland-based money remitter, and MSI Group Limited, a Christchurch-based money remitter, under the Anti-Money Laundering ... More >>

Pūkana exhibition open at Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:41 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A celebration of iconic Māori moments in performance officially opened at the National Library of New Zealand last night. More >>

Waiata taking off at Wellington Airport

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 12:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Beautiful harmonies, melodic symphonies, and goose bump inducing haka will be in the air at Wellington Airport this week. More >>

Five years nine months given for child exploitation material

Friday, 23 August 2019, 3:26 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Today in the Palmerston North District Court, Nigel Maurice Urwin, 43, was sentenced to five years nine months imprisonment for the possession and distribution of child sexual abuse and exploitation materials. More >>

Sentencing for five guilty of misuse of grant funding

Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:58 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Four defendants and one incorporated society found guilty last December for 21 charges of criminal offences were sentenced in the Manukau District Court last week. More >>

A little can go a long way

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 5:02 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The latest round of the Ethnic Communities Development Fund opens today, supporting projects that grow the leadership and capability of ethnic groups, improve cultural understanding, and ensure our ethnic communities are a vibrant and celebrated part ... More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:51 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. More >>

Formal warning to Customhouse Safe Deposits Limited

Monday, 29 July 2019, 11:56 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has issued a formal warning to Customhouse Safe Deposits Limited (CSDL) under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). More >>

The fast pace of a fast-talking PI Poet Laureate

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 1:53 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A whirlwind two-year tenure is coming to an end for New Zealand Poet Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh. More >>

Leading NZ workplace provider issued with DIA formal warning

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 8:36 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has issued a formal warning under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) to seven reporting entities within the Regus Management Limited (RNZML) designated business ... More >>

DIA reminds candidates of eligibility rules

Monday, 1 July 2019, 4:12 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs is reminding all people intending to stand as candidates in this year’s Local Body Elections that they must be New Zealand citizens. More >>

Home detention for possession of child sex abuse files

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 5:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A Dunedin man has been sentenced in the Dunedin District Court on 26 June 2019 to ten months home detention for possession of child sex abuse and exploitation images. More >>

Encouraging Best Practice in Gambling

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 12:11 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

In a first of its kind, the Department of Internal Affairs has granted Hamilton-based Grassroots Trust [Grassroots] a three-year Class 4 Gambling licence. Grassroots demonstrated best practice through their strong policies and practice and commitment to harm minimisation. More >>

New He Tohu Tāmaki educator space opens today

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new learning experience based on the award-winning He Tohu exhibition, was opened at the National Library Auckland today. More >>

Name Change and Civil Union certificates available online

Friday, 21 June 2019, 11:11 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Jeff Montgomery, Registrar-General Births, Deaths and Marriages, says this addition completes the suite of products available to order through our Order Certificate service. More >>

Public consultation on information sharing

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 10:25 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua – the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) – is pleased to invite public consultation on the proposed Customer Nominated Services Approved Information Sharing Agreement (Customer Nominated Services AISA). More >>

Online certificates and passports – avoid ‘dodgy dotcoms’

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 11:10 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Registrar-General Births, Deaths and Marriages, Jeff Montgomery warns kiwis against unofficial websites selling New Zealand birth certificates. More >>

Changes to the registry wedding ceremony process

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

If your ceremony is 1 July or later and you live outside of Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, we’ve made some changes to make things easier for you. More >>

 

 

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