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Australia remains top country of birth for new Kiwis

Friday, 10 January 2020, 11:10 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Australia is still the most common country of birth for people born outside New Zealand to gain citizenship, according to figures released today by the Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Rogue and Royall names fail to Empress in 2019

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 10:11 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Hot on the heels of the most popular baby names for 2019, the Department of Internal Affairs has released the list of names that were declined by the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages. More >>

New Zealand’s most popular baby names for 2019

Monday, 6 January 2020, 4:45 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

There’s a new name at the top of New Zealand’s most popular baby names list. Amelia has overtaken Charlotte as the most popular name given to girls; Oliver remains New Zealand’s most popular baby name for boys. Nikau and Mia are the most popular ... More >>

National Library makes more room for NZ and Pacific stories

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 10:12 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library holds millions of books stored carefully beneath the road under Molesworth St in Wellington and in storehouses outside Wellington. 600,000 books make up a portion of the overseas published collections stretching across 24,544 ... More >>

National condolences book opened

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:43 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

National condolence books for victims of the Whakaari White Island eruption have today been opened for the public in Wellington. More >>

Classification framework funding options consultation

Monday, 16 December 2019, 1:15 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Government is consulting on how the classification framework under the Films, Videos, Publications and Classification Act, 1993 (the Classification Act) should be funded and who should pay for it. More >>

Staying safe online this holiday season

Friday, 13 December 2019, 10:55 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

This holiday season Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs wants to offer parents and caregivers some advice on how to help keep your family safe online. More >>

Chris Knox tape archive arrives at Alexander Turnbull

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 12:19 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Flying Nun Foundation is delighted to announce that the tape archive of Chris Knox, which captures years of vital musical history, is to be preserved by the Alexander Turnbull Library. More >>

Summary of public feedback on Charities Act released

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 5:42 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs today released a summary of public submissions made during consultation to modernise the Charities Act 2005. More >>

Wellbeing embraced at Internal Affairs

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:47 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Getting the balance right and supporting the collective health and wellbeing of staff has been a focus over the past week for the 2300 staff of Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs. More >>

Archives New Zealand’s first digital report is now live!

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 12:11 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Archives New Zealand, Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga has released their first ever digital report on the State of Government recordkeeping alongside its results of the survey of information management practice of public offices and local authorities ... More >>

Child sexual abuse imagery results in 29 months imprisonment

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:56 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Richard Thomas King, 52, from Avondale was sentenced today in the Auckland District Court to two years and five months’ imprisonment for knowingly possessing and distributing child sex abuse and exploitation imagery. More >>

Last day of Royal visit

Friday, 22 November 2019, 3:05 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

People in Kaikōura will get the chance to see The Prince of Wales tomorrow afternoon during the last day of the week-long visit by The Prince and The Duchess of Cornwall. More >>

Nearly 1/3 people in social housing can’t access internet

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 5:03 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

For example, new research shows nearly one in three people living in social housing can’t access the internet. More >>

Historic Royal Visit to Waitangi

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 2:23 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds tomorrow during their week-long trip to New Zealand. More >>

Public opportunity to see The Prince and Duchess

Monday, 18 November 2019, 4:42 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Aucklanders will get a chance to see The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall during a public walk in the Viaduct Harbour tomorrow afternoon. More >>

Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive in NZ

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 2:25 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in New Zealand for their week-long visit to the country. More >>

Don’t stirrup trouble this Melbourne Cup

Monday, 4 November 2019, 3:58 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Kiwis are known for their unbridled enthusiasm for the Melbourne Cup, and for ponying up a few bucks for sweepstakes. More >>

At-home registry weddings come to Wellington

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:48 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Wellingtonians can now skip the Registry Office and get married in a registry wedding right at home – and everything can be booked easily online! More >>

Gillian Whitehead breathes new music into taonga puoro

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:05 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The revival of traditional Māori musical instruments, taonga puoro, is celebrated at the National Library this week on Friday 1 November. More >>

 

 

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