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Christchurch Publican Pleads Guilty After Misappropriation Of Over $180,000 In Grant Funding

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 3:35 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Christchurch man, Mark Cini, (59), has pled guilty to 39 charges related to the theft of over $180,000 in class 4 gambling grant funds derived from ‘pokie’ machines, following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). ... More >>

Kaikōura Man Formally Charged For Alleged Role In NZ SMS Scams

Monday, 8 April 2024, 5:46 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A 28-year-old Kaikōura man was formally charged last week for his alleged role in the large-scale scamming of New Zealanders through SMS scam messages, following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). The ... More >>

Lower Hutt Man Convicted Of Illegal Gambling And Money Laundering Charges, Assets Seized

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 4:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Thomas Mackay Taniwha appeared today in the Wellington District Court and was fined $16,500, following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). Taniwha pled guilty to three illegal gambling charges under the Gambling ... More >>

Two New Zealand Investigators Receive Commendation From UK’s National Crime Agency

Friday, 22 March 2024, 11:07 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Two investigators in the Digital Child Exploitation Team at Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) have been awarded a commendation from the Director General of the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/8aaf78420321d8788b84.jpeg" ... More >>

Man With Extensive Criminal Record Sentenced To Over 21 Months’ For Possessing Child Sexual Exploitation Material

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 3:18 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

47 year-old Tokoroa man, Kelvin Bush, has been sentenced to one year, nine months and fourteen days’ imprisonment after appearing at the Tokoroa District Court today, following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Appeal Trust Fund Open For Applications

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 2:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Cyclone Gabrielle Appeal Trust Fund is open for applications from communities, iwi, hapū and marae in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, East Coast and Hawkes Bay regions and the Tararua district. The Trustees have decided to target ... More >>

Reoffending Taranaki Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years Imprisonment For Possessing Over 8500 Images Of CSEM

Friday, 1 March 2024, 10:06 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

On Wednesday 28 February 2024, 79 year-old Ōpunake man, John Hubbard, was sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment after appearing at the New Plymouth District Court, following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). John ... More >>

Term Of The NZ Poet Laureate Award Extended

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 12:58 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

National Library of New Zealand has extended the term of the current New Zealand Poet Laureate , Chris Tse, for a third year. Acting on the advice of the Poet Laureate Advisory Group, the Library has extended the position from a two-year tenure to a ... More >>

Over 1 Million Websites Blocked, And 47 Investigations Conducted In 2023

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 8:50 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

2023 statistics from the Digital Child Exploitation Team at Department of Internal Affairs, Te Tari Taiwhenua, have been released showing 47 investigations into child exploitation were undertaken, which led to finding 2,966,773 pieces of material and ... More >>

Department Of Internal Affairs Holds SkyCity Accountable For AML/CFT Compliance

Friday, 16 February 2024, 6:34 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Department of Internal Affairs, Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA) has filed civil proceedings against SkyCity Casino Management Limited (SkyCity) under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act), in order to help uphold ... More >>

Te Rā O Waitangi - Waitangi Day Activities At The National Library

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 11:24 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A range of exciting activities have been planned for the public to commemorate Te Rā o Waitangi – Waitangi Day this year at the National Library in Wellington from 9am to 4pm, Tuesday 6 February 2024. Come and visit He Tohu , a joint exhibition ... More >>

8 People Charged After DIA Uncover Corrupt Network In Hawke’s Bay Gambling Sector

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 12:46 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Eight people Have been charged with a range of offences under the Gambling Act 2003 and Crimes Act 1961, after a Department of Internal Affairs investigation found a network of corruption in the Hawke’s Bay region, involving collusion between class ... More >>

Top Baby Names For 2023 Unveiled: A Snapshot Of Kiwi Naming Trends

Wednesday, 10 January 2024, 11:10 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs is delighted to announce the release of the annual list of the most popular baby names in New Zealand for 2023. This eagerly awaited compilation showcases the naming trends that have captured the hearts of ... More >>

DIA Issues Formal Warning To Mills Gibbon And Co Limited For Anti-Money Laundering Non-compliance

Friday, 15 December 2023, 9:22 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua - Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has issued a formal warning to real estate agent Mills Gibbon and Co Limited under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). The Wellington branch ... More >>

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Announces The 2024 Winston Churchill Fellowships

Friday, 3 November 2023, 4:35 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Achieving better outcomes for our young people, palliative care and community-led marine restoration are just a few of the subjects covered by the 2024 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships, announced by the Trust’s Board today. The Winston Churchill ... More >>

Abuse In Care Inquiry: Archives NZ Seeks Feedback On Care Records

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 9:49 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

To protect the rights of those with experience of State care and non-state care organisations (including faith-based) and help them understand their life stories, Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Archives New Zealand (Te Rua Mahara) wants input ... More >>

Reporting Information For Online Extremism And Terrorism Now Available In Multiple Languages

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 9:38 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Factsheets about how to report online terrorism and violent extremism are now available in te reo Māori, Samoan, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Hindi and as a version for those with hearing and speech impairments. The factsheets have recently been developed ... More >>

Daylight Saving Time Starts This Sunday

Friday, 22 September 2023, 11:04 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Aotearoa New Zealand springs forward this weekend, as Daylight Saving time begins. Clocks will go forward by one hour at 2am Sunday 24 September 2023. Daylight Saving time will continue until 3am Sunday 7 April 2024, when clocks will go back by one ... More >>

Celebrate National Poetry Day In The Capital

Friday, 25 August 2023, 9:32 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Exciting events headed by Poet Laureate Chris Tse will feature at the National Library in Wellington to mark National Poetry Day on Friday 25 August. Take time to celebrate and embrace the creativity poetry brings. Attend a workshop, quiz, or simply pull ... More >>

Abuse In Care Royal Commission Of Inquiry Interim Report

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 2:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has presented its interim report ‘Stolen Lives, Marked Souls’ to the Governor-General. The report covers abuse experienced by survivors in three Catholic Church institutions in Ōtautahi Christchurch over ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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