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A hundred names, a century apart

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 2:42 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A hundred names, a century apart Today’s top 100 birth names bear little relation to those born a hundred years ago according to details released by the Department of Internal Affairs. Only James features in both lists – number three in both 1915 ... More >>

ANZAC Day at the National Library

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 3:10 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library is repeating its very successful Te Reo Wainene O Tua (The Sweet Story of the Yester-year) storytelling sessions on ANZAC Day, Saturday 25 April, with a focus on Maori participation in World War One and other campaigns. More >>

National Library takes next step to modernise Services

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The timetable for changes to the National Library’s Services to Schools has been released by National Librarian Bill Macnaught. More >>

Reminder: Daylight saving ends on Sunday

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 3:48 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand Daylight Saving will end next Sunday, 5 April 2015, when 3.00am becomes 2.00am. More >>

Quicker, easier way to register births online

Monday, 30 March 2015, 2:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Thousands of parents are using a new Births Deaths and Marriages online service to register the birth of their child. More >>

Lining Up Languages in New Zealand

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:41 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

More than 800,000 New Zealanders speak a language other than English, and a conference in Wellington this week will outline the need for government, academia and the private and not-for-profit sectors to work together to develop language use and learning ... More >>

Beware ransomware email campaign

Friday, 20 March 2015, 9:30 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs is warning people to beware of a ransomware email campaign that could cripple IT systems. More >>

'The Book Beautiful' - Alexander Turnbull Library

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 4:54 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new exhibition at the Alexander Turnbull Library’s bijou gallery opens on the 2nd of March and promises visitors a rare glimpse of some stunning examples of the art of the book. More >>

Citizenship registration crucial for Kiwis born overseas

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:59 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Record numbers of Kiwis born overseas are registering their citizenship by descent to ensure they have a New Zealand passport when they need to travel. More >>

Pokie expenditure up in last quarter of 2014

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 1:52 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

More money was spent on pub and club pokies in the last three months of 2014 compared with the previous quarter ended September 2014, according to figures compiled by the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

New birth and citizenship certificates mark 175th

Friday, 6 February 2015, 8:45 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New birth and citizenship certificates mark 175th Treaty anniversary The Department of Internal Affairs will mark 175 years since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi with new commemorative birth and citizenship certificates. Jeff Montgomery, Registrar-General ... More >>

Unlicensed security consultant penalised

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 3:21 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 53-year-old Hamilton man has to pay more than $10,000 after he operated as a security consultant without a Certificate of Approval (CoA). Anthony John Tuhoro, sales manager of Dinsdale, pleaded guilty in the Hamilton District Court (4 February) to eight ... More >>

Home detention for sharing child sex abuse images

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:01 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 51-year-old Auckland man, who was part of an on-line child sexual abuse network, was today sentenced in the North Shore District Court to one year’s home detention and 400 hours of community work after pleading guilty to two representative charges ... More >>

Small increase in gambling expenditure in FY 2013/14

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:22 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Gamblers in New Zealand spent $2091 million dollars on the four main forms of gambling in the 2013/14 financial year, $19 million (0.9 per cent) more than the previous year, according to figures compiled by the Department of Internal Affairs. They spent ... More >>

See the original Treaty of Waitangi at Archives New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 2:53 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Archives New Zealand will be open on Waitangi Day 6 February from 10.00am until 4.00pm giving visitors the opportunity to view Te Tiriti o Waitangi 175 years to the day since its signing. More >>

Pokie fraud accused in court

Monday, 2 February 2015, 12:11 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Four men charged with Crimes Act offences in relation to a multi-million dollar gaming machine fraud appeared in the Wellington District Court today. The alleged offending was detected during Operation Chestnut, a joint investigation involving the Department ... More >>

Public submissions on Wellington local government encouraged

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 12:07 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new information brochure has been produced to encourage and assist public submissions on the proposal for local government reorganisation in the Wellington region. More >>

Chief Archivist's Government Recordkeeping and Audit Reports

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 4:49 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Chief Archivist’s two reports to the Minister of Internal Affairs on the state of recordkeeping in public offices, and on the audits carried out for 2012/2013 and 2013/2014, were presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Email Spammer Fined $12,000

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 4:54 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs has welcomed the announcement today of the $12,000 penalty plus costs imposed on an Auckland man for sending spam emails in breach of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. More >>

Charlotte and Oliver top baby names for 2014

Monday, 5 January 2015, 11:27 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Charlotte and Oliver were the most popular names for newborn girls and boys in 2014, according to details released today by the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

 

 

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