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Gamblers spent $118 million more in FY 2015/16

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:23 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gamblers in New Zealand spent $2209 million dollars on the four main forms of gambling in the 2015/16 financial year, $118 million (5.6 per cent) more than the previous year, according to figures compiled by the Department of Internal Affairs. More was ... More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 10:12 am | 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 31 March 2017. More >>

Government agencies welcome first 15 GovTech Talent grads

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 4:45 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has welcomed the inaugural graduates participating in the GovTech Talent Graduate Programme, a cross-agency pilot to build Government’s information, technology and digital talent pipeline. More >>

RealMe uptake jumps to 250,000 in 2017

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 11:37 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Department of Internal Affairs figures show the number of Kiwis using RealMe to prove who they are online jumped to 250,000 in January. More >>

Information release: NZ Citizenship of Mr Peter Thiel

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 5:19 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

While the Department doesn’t usually discuss individual citizenship details due to the standard privacy considerations applicable to all NZ citizens, there is sufficient public interest in Mr Peter Thiel’s case to warrant the release of further information ... More >>

Major agreement with global software supplier

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 3:18 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has secured a pan-government agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) New Zealand – a significant global ICT supplier to New Zealand’s government agencies. This builds on the previous pan-government ... More >>

Pokie takings continuing to increase

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 3:17 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Despite the continual decline in the number of gaming machines across New Zealand, spending on pub and club pokies has risen again, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Top baby names for 2016

Friday, 6 January 2017, 3:46 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

There’s no room for Hillary, Donald, Adele or Richie in the top ten baby names registered in New Zealand in 2016 with Olivia and Oliver topping the list for the second year in a row. The arrival of Princess Charlotte in 2015 couldn’t quite ... More >>

International Anti-Money Laundering Supervisors meet

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 12:20 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs represented New Zealand at an international forum in Washington of supervisors who combat money laundering and terrorism financing (on 8 December). The other NZ supervisors under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering ... More >>

2017 Lilburn Research Fellowship recipient announced

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:22 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Alexander Turnbull Library and the Lilburn Trust are pleased to announce Dr Aleisha Ward as the 2017 Lilburn Research Fellowship recipient. More >>

Lilburn Lecture: Prosaic Notes from an Unwritten Journal

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:06 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Acclaimed New Zealand composer Jenny McLeod will share her life’s work with members of the public in November when she gives the annual Lilburn Lecture. Named after Douglas Lilburn, described as the ‘grandfather of New Zealand music’, the annual ... More >>

Pokie takings continue to rise

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:15 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Spending on pub and club pokies has risen again despite a continuing decline in the number of gaming machines, according to figures from the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-Water - Initial hearing

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 5:26 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-Water will hold an initial public hearing at 10:00am on 27 October 2016. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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