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Wahine 50 Charitable Trust’s collected stories donated

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 10:06 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Wahine 50 Charitable Trust’s collected stories donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library More >>

All of Government Digital Showcase

Friday, 5 April 2019, 5:44 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Strap on a pair of VR goggles, meet an unusual local guide and prepare to be immersed in WellTown as New Zealand’s capital is transformed into the world’s first virtual city that you can explore and play as a game. Or witness the innovative NZTA prototypes ... More >>

Information request from boxing and wrestling associations

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 5:43 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Request for information from approved boxing and wrestling associations More >>

Internal Affairs recommends intervention in WDC

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 5:28 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs recommends intervention in Westland District Council More >>

King of Tonga visits He Tohu exhibition

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Their Majesties, King Tupou VI, King of Tonga, and his wife, Queen Nanasipau’u visited the permanent exhibition, He Tohu , at National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa in Wellington last Thursday. The purpose of Their Majesties ... More >>

Chief Archivist announces disposal moratorium on records

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 2:47 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Chief Archivist announces disposal moratorium on records elevant to Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care More >>

First prosecution for failing to identify a problem gambler

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:16 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Director of Gambling, Chris Thornborough, today announced that the Department of Internal Affairs (the Department) has charged a manager of a gambling venue for allegedly failing to take all reasonable steps to identify a problem gambler. More >>

Operation Burnham - declassified Cabinet material released

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:34 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Inquiry has published its first bundle of declassified material – these are Cabinet documents for the period 2009-2010. More >>

Donations Advice

Monday, 25 March 2019, 3:49 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Donations advice New Zealanders are incredibly generous and give billions of their hard-earned cash to charity each year. More >>

We need to understand each other this Race Relations Day

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 7:02 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The theme of this year’s Race Relations Day – ‘O tātou iwi, ō tātou ahurea, ō tātou reo – Our people, our cultures, our languages’ – is poignant and appropriate, says Anita Balakrishnan, Director, Office of Ethnic Communities. More >>

Internal Affairs urges people to remain vigilant

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 6:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs urges people and organisations to remain vigilant The Department of Internal Affairs has received a strong response from the public and organisations, such as internet service providers (ISPs), in relation to reducing ... More >>

Sharing shooting video likely illegal

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) advises that people who share the video of the shooting today in Christchurch are likely to be committing an offence. A DIA spokesperson says that the video is likely to be objectionable content under New ... More >>

Calling all young creative minds!

Friday, 8 March 2019, 11:28 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Secondary School students in New Zealand can now enter the Smart Alex Creative writing competition. More >>

Fourth quarter pokie statistics

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:01 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

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 a decreasing number of gaming machines and venues. More >>

Gamblers spent $49 million more in FY 2017/18

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 10:05 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gamblers in New Zealand spent $2.38 billion dollars on the four main forms of gambling in the 2017/18 financial year, $49 million (2 per cent) more than the previous year, according to figures compiled by the Department of Internal Affairs. Spending on ... More >>

Government seeks public views on charities legislation

Friday, 22 February 2019, 11:39 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs today launched the government’s public consultation on the Charities Act 2005. More >>

Mary and John – the most popular names of all time

Friday, 15 February 2019, 11:06 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The top baby names of 2018 have been published on SmartStart, but where do Charlotte and Oliver rank on the list of most popular names “of all time”? More >>

Applications for new Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12:04 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Applications for new Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open Members of the public are invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust before applications close on 27 March 2019. More >>

DNA test confirms parchment is part of Treaty of Waitangi

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:08 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A blank piece of parchment (prepared animal skin historically used for writing) believed to have been from Te Tiriti o Waitangi has been confirmed to be so, with DNA analysis proving it shares the same genetic composition as the lower part of the iconic Waitangi ... More >>

Charities Act review: community meeting dates and locations

Friday, 1 February 2019, 4:28 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has today released the dates and locations of the community meetings for the Charities Act review. More >>

 

 

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