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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 >>

Don’t Score An Own-goal! Run A Compliant Sweepstake For The Women’s World Cup

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 9:35 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

With the Women’s World Cup having just kicked off, Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), would like to have a pre-game team talk about the rules around sweepstakes. Make it your goal not to break the rules this world cup. To ensure ... More >>

The Wind Up Of The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 2:31 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust distributed all donated funds and will be wound up. The Trust was established in March 2011 to manage funds collected through a public appeal to support recovery from the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. ... More >>

Te Tari Taiwhenua Has Released The Top 20 Māori Baby Names For 2022

Friday, 21 July 2023, 11:20 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Aroha/Te Aroha for kōtiro and Ariki/Te Ariki/Teariki for tama are the top two Māori pēpi names. Since 2013, the Department has been publishing a list of the top Māori baby names. Typically, this list has been released in early January, but going forward ... More >>

DIA Issues Formal Warning To Hills Real Estate Limited For Anti-Money Laundering Non-compliance

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 10:51 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), has issued a formal warning to real estate agent Hills Real Estate Limited (trading as Hills) under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). Hills has ... More >>

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust NZ Applications 2023 Are Now Open

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 11:04 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Board of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust New Zealand is delighted to announce the opening of the 2023 application round for Churchill Fellowships. Applications for 2023 open on the 5 July, and close on 23 August 2023, and offer ordinary New ... More >>

Christchurch Resident Charged After Misappropriation Of Over $200,000 In Grant Funding

Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 10:18 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Following an investigation by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), 58 charges have been filed against a Christchurch man relating to the alleged theft of over $200,000 in grant funding. The 58 charges filed against the defendant ... More >>

New Self-identification Process Makes It Easier To Amend Registered Sex On A New Zealand Birth Certificate

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 3:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new self-identification process – offering a more accessible and inclusive way to amend the sex registered on a New Zealand birth certificate – is now live, Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs announced today. The self-identification ... More >>

Anahera Morehu Appointed As Permanent Chief Archivist

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 3:42 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Anahera Morehu (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kahu) has been appointed to the permanent role of Chief Archivist at Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Archives New Zealand (Archives NZ). Chief Archivist Anahera Morehu. Credit: Mark ... More >>

Sustainable Future A Key Priority For Libraries’

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 11:15 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

On 13 and 14 June 2023, leaders across the library and information sector have gathered in Wellington for the Sustainable Impact Symposium. The purpose of this symposium is to provide feedback on the Strategic partnership grants from the New Zealand Libraries ... More >>

DIA Warns Scammers Over ‘toll’ Scam

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 12:12 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Stop what you’re doing and hand yourself in, is the message to scammers responsible for the ‘toll’ scam, from Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). The ‘NZTA toll’ phishing scam has been circulating Aotearoa New Zealand since ... More >>

DIA Issues Formal Warning To Arizto Limited For Anti-Money Laundering Non-compliance

Friday, 2 June 2023, 12:06 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has issued a formal warning to real estate agent Arizto Limited (trading as Arizto) under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act). Arizto failed to meet ... More >>

Consultation Opens On Regulatory Reform For Safer Media And Online Platforms

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 4:16 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Proposed reforms to modernise the way media and online platforms are regulated in New Zealand have been announced today by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department Internal Affairs. Consultation is now open on the proposals for New Zealanders to have their say. Safer ... More >>

Passport Fees To Increase From 25 May 2023

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 2:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The second of three planned increases in passport and travel document application fees will come into effect from 25 May 2023, DIA’s Deputy Chief Executive Service Delivery and Operations, Maria Robertson, announced today. From 25 May 2023, the ... More >>

DIA Releases First Annual Digital Messaging Transparency Report

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 9:19 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The first annual Digital Messaging Transparency Report from Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has been released today. The report details outcomes of spam and scam investigations undertaken by DIA, including volumes and nature of reporting, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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