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Terms of Reference set for Inquiry into Abuse in Care

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:21 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Chair of the Royal Commission Sir Anand Satyanand has welcomed the Government’s delivery of the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry into Abuse in Care. More >>

Holocaust Memorial Exhibition launches in New Zealand

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:06 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Children’s Holocaust Memorial will be officially launched at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on 15 November, 2018. More >>

Get Involved in the Armistice Centenary This Weekend

Friday, 9 November 2018, 3:38 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

How Your Listeners Can Get Involved in the Armistice Centenary This Weekend New Zealand commemorates the end of the First World War this weekend. Here are the details of how your listeners can get involved - including attending an event, texting a ... More >>

Third quarter pokie statistics released

Friday, 9 November 2018, 3:03 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 >>

Updates to online passports system makes it easier to apply

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 10:16 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs have updated their online passport system, making it easier for kiwis to take and submit their own passport photos. More >>

Bells to Ring Out Across NZ for the Armistice Centenary

Monday, 5 November 2018, 7:42 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Bells to Ring Out Across New Zealand for the Armistice Centenary Belltowers throughout New Zealand will be ringing out in the Roaring Chorus – one way that WW100 is suggesting New Zealanders commemorate the upcoming Armistice Centenary – and in doing so join ... More >>

How to run a Melbourne Cup sweepstake

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:51 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Kiwis are known for their unbridled enthusiasm for the Melbourne Cup, and for ponying up in the workplace sweepstake. More >>

De Castro-Robinson flies banner for women composers

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:15 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Women composers’ contributions to New Zealand music are celebrated at the National Library this Friday on 2 November. More >>

He Tohu books win Education Award

Monday, 15 October 2018, 12:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The He Tohu books took top honours in the best Student Resource – Secondary category at the Copyright Licensing Educational Awards last Thursday night. Winners were announced at the uLearn18 conference held at Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland. More >>

Archives NZ new Christchurch repository officially opened

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:05 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Today marks the official opening of the new Christchurch Regional office of Archives New Zealand. More >>

Release of documents relating to Hon Whaitiri incident

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:10 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Release of documents relating to Hon Whaitiri incident The report and associated documents into the incident involving Hon Meka Whaitiri and a staff member have been released today. More >>

Charities Act review public consultation taking place

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:04 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Charities Act review public consultation taking place March 2019 At the Charities Services annual meeting in Auckland today, the Community and Voluntary Sector Minister, Hon Peeni Henare, announced that public consultation for the Charities Act review ... More >>

Jail time for child sexual abuse files

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 4:29 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Jail time for distribution, making, and possession of child sexual abuse files A 48 year old Nelson man was sentenced in the Nelson District Court on 3 October 2018 to 6 years 9 months imprisonment for the distribution, making, and possession of ... More >>

Reminder: Daylight saving time begins this Sunday

Friday, 28 September 2018, 3:25 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Daylight saving time starts this Sunday, 30 September 2018. Clocks will go forward by one hour, with 2.00 am becoming 3.00 am. Daylight saving time will continue until the first Sunday of April 2019, when clocks will go back by one hour so that 3.00 ... More >>

Sentence for distribution of child exploitation material

Friday, 28 September 2018, 3:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 52 year old man of Christchurch was sentenced in the Christchurch District Court on 27 September 2018 to 12 months home detention for the distribution and possession of child sex abuse and exploitation images. More >>

Smart Alex Creative writing winners announced

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The winners of the inaugural national Smart Alex creative writing competition have been announced to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Alexander Turnbull's birth 14 September, 1868. More >>

Students curate WW1 exhibition

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 2:32 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new exhibition exploring the end of World War I opened yesterday at the Turnbull Gallery in Wellington. Goodbye to All That: Armistice 1918 is the result of collaboration between postgraduate students of Museum and Heritage Studies at Victoria University ... More >>

Second quarter pokie statistics

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:23 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Second quarter pokie statistics 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 decreasing gaming machines and venues. The ... More >>

Jail time for child exploitation collection

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 34 year-old man of Christchurch was sentenced in the Christchurch District Court on 8 August 2018 to 25 months in prison for the possession of child sex abuse images and videos. More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 5:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Members of the public are invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust. Applications close on 26 September 2018. More >>

 

 

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