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All Archives NZ Sites Close Reading Rooms Temporarily To Help Slow COVID-19

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 4:23 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The decision to close the Archives New Zealand Christchurch and Dunedin reading rooms has been made today. This follows the closure of the reading rooms at sites in Auckland and Wellington last night at 6pm. “The decision to close our Christchurch ... More >>

Archives NZ Auckland And Wellington Reading Rooms Temporarily Closed To Help Slow COVID-19

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 1:52 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Archives NZ Auckland and Wellington reading rooms temporarily closed to help slow COVID-19 In the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, Archives New Zealand offices in Auckland and Wellington have temporarily closed their reading rooms to the public ... More >>

Interim Changes To Citizenship Ceremonies

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs is advising councils to suspend all future citizenship ceremonies until further notice. Jeff Montgomery, General Manager Services and Access, says this is an unfortunate but necessary precaution against COVID-19. “Our priority ... More >>

DIA Encourages Public To Be Aware Of Scams

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 10:38 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs, is mandated under the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (the Act). The Act is designed to protect people from spam and create a safe and secure electronic environment for everyone. Over the past ... More >>

New Zealand Money Remitter Convicted For Anti-money Laundering Failures

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 10:23 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Jiaxin Finance Limited, assisted by its owner, Qiang Fu and his mother, Fuqin Che, have been convicted of offences under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act. Between April 2015 and May 2016, Jiaxin Finance and its ... More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open

Friday, 31 January 2020, 9:56 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Members of the public are invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust. More >>

Archivist in NZ to help with preserving email challenges

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 12:52 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Peter Chan, one of the world’s leading digital archivists, is in the country to give New Zealand’s experts an insight into the future of email archiving. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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