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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 >>

Army tank raffle withdrawn

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 5:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs is working with the army tank raffle holder to ensure there is understanding around gambling rules in New Zealand. More >>

Poet Laureate Award – call for public nominations

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 10:19 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library of New Zealand invites nominations for the next New Zealand Poet Laureate. The award celebrates outstanding contributions to New Zealand poetry. For a two-year term, the Laureate is supported by an $80,000 stipend from the National ... More >>

First quarter pokie statistics

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:22 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 >>

Taking retro tech lovers back to the future

Friday, 17 May 2019, 9:46 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Remember waiting for internet dial-up, checking your Hotmail at the library, pulling out a floppy disk? Remember the big bootied iMac, the portable Powerbook 150 or the Apple Classic II? More >>

Rip It Up live on Papers Past

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9:28 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Remember when the pub manager killed the power during a gig by Flying Nun Band The Clean? Were you there when someone sang “Flick, the Little Fire Engine” at a Toy Love gig? More >>

Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch

Monday, 13 May 2019, 4:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques is nearing completion of the initial establishment phase and is now considering evidence. More >>

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Cassino

Friday, 10 May 2019, 11:42 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The struggle for Cassino was one of New Zealand’s most brutal and costly battles during the Second World War. On the 75th anniversary of this battle, the public is invited to gather for the National Commemorative Service to remember those who fought ... More >>

Will the new royal baby cause a naming trend?

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 12:11 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, on the joyous occasion of their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. More >>

Home detention, community work for child sex abuse material

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 5:17 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Scott Jason Guyton, 38, from Dunedin was today sentenced in the Oamaru District Court to seven months home detention and 250 hours community work for knowingly possessing and distributing child sex abuse materials. Despite the defendant’s opposition, ... More >>

Rogue security operator convicted and fined

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 6:51 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

An individual repeatedly providing security services without a licence has been handed a conviction and large fine. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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