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Call for Poet Laureate nominations

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:37 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library of New Zealand is inviting nominations for the next New Zealand Poet Laureate. Nominations will close on Friday 11 August, 2017. More >>

Samoan language guides for NZ Citizenship launched

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:51 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Samoans wanting to apply for NZ Citizenship can now get help from a new resource developed by The Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

New Zealand’s newest national exhibition a hit

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 2:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Around 4000 people attended the first open day of new He Tohu exhibition at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa on 20 May. This was the start of a highly successful first week for He Tohu, with more than 150 school children ... More >>

Care needed with online details

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:13 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs is reminding people to be careful about the information they share online after an investigation into copies of eight birth records being fraudulently obtained. More >>

Official He Tohu opening ceremony - Photos

Friday, 19 May 2017, 4:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand’s newest national exhibition, He Tohu was officially opened by Her Excellency, the Rt Hon. Dame Patsy Reddy, the Governor-General of New Zealand, today (Friday 19th) at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington. This remarkable ... More >>

What’s On in Wellington in May

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:25 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

09 May 2017 What’s On in Wellington in May He Tohu, New Zealand’s new permanent exhibition of our iconic historical documents, opens at the National Library of New Zealand, Molesworth Street, Wellington on Saturday, 20 May 2017. He Tohu features ... More >>

Pokie spending patterns continue

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 4:26 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Proceeds from pub and club gaming machines in the first three months of this year were $7.8 million or 3.9 per cent more than for the same period last year but, in line with annual trends, less than at the end of 2016, according to figures from ... More >>

Help preserve your local history – get it online!

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library is calling on communities to protect their local history through helping digitise historic newspapers. More >>

Two jailed for child abuse collections

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 4:13 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Two men have been jailed in the last 48 hours for possessing child sexual exploitation and abuse material. More >>

Reminder: Daylight saving ends on Sunday

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 2:20 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand Daylight Saving will end next Sunday, 2 April 2017, when 3.00am becomes 2.00am. More >>

New report on gambling available

Friday, 10 March 2017, 1:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new report providing key information about non-casino pokie gambling is now available on the Department’s website . More >>

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 >>

 

 

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