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Archives New Zealand Announces Permanent Chief Archivist - Kaipupuri Matua

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 9:55 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Stephen Clarke has been appointed as New Zealand’s permanent Chief Archivist - Kaipupuri Matua. Stephen joins Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Archives New Zealand from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency where he is currently the Chief Data Officer. ... More >>

Daylight Saving Time Starts This Sunday

Friday, 25 September 2020, 9:40 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand springs forward this weekend as Daylight Saving time begins. Clocks will go forward by one hour at 2am on Sunday 27 September. Daylight saving time will continue until Sunday 4 April 2020, when clocks will go back by one hour to NZ Standard ... More >>

Extension Of Support For Foreign Nationals In Hardship

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 2:54 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Foreign Nationals Support Programme | Visitor Care Manaaki Manuhiri has been extended from 30 September to 30 November 2020. This extension will continue the support available under the Programme since 1 July 2020, to help visitors in New ... More >>

Parents Urged To Be Aware Of Harmful Content On Social Media

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 4:55 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs, Classification Office and Netsafe are aware that a graphic and upsetting video of a death has been circulating on social media. We want parents to be aware of this video so they can support their tamariki to be ... More >>

New Service Provider For Digital Child Exploitation Filter

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 4:01 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs, has announced Allot Limited as the new service provider for the Digital Child Exploitation Filter (DCEF) from 1 August 2020. The filter operates as a service provided to most New Zealand Internet ... More >>

Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust Funding Round Now Open

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:11 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. The Trust chairman, Mr Kai Luey, encourages people to make applications for proposals that support the aims of the Trust. The Trust funds activities ... More >>

Music Education The Focus Of Two Inaugural Lilburn Research Awards

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 11:05 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Providing New Zealand music resources to students and performers is the focus of two inaugural Lilburn Research Awards, granted to Mathew Hoyes and Michael Vinten. The Lilburn Research Awards are a new joint initiative of the Alexander Turnbull ... More >>

Customer Nominated Services Information Sharing Agreement Agreed

Monday, 27 July 2020, 9:52 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Government agencies are taking another step towards improving access to services, thanks to a new information sharing agreement that passed into law this week. The new agreement, led by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), focuses on services ... More >>

Royal Commission Of Inquiry Into The Attack On Christchurch Mosques On 15 March 2019

Friday, 24 July 2020, 12:27 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Royal Commission welcomes the Minister of Internal Affairs’ decision to extend the inquiry deadline to 26 November 2020 to enable the completion of its report. "When seeking an extension earlier this year to report back by 31 July 2020, ... More >>

Civil Proceedings Result In A Total Penalty Of $7.585m Against Two Money Remitters

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 4:10 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Auckland High Court has issued a judgment in the civil proceedings by the Department of Internal Affairs against Auckland based money remitter OTT Trading Group Limited (OTT) and Christchurch based money remitter, MSI Group Limited (MSI). These proceedings ... More >>

Keep It Real Online Goes Multi-lingual

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 12:02 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs’ online safety website keepitrealonline.govt.nz is now available in Te Reo Māori, Samoan, Simplified Chinese and Hindi. “In developing this campaign, it was really important for us to make the tools and advice for Keep ... More >>

Internal Affairs To Deliver In-kind Assistance To Foreign Nationals In Serious Hardship

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:38 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs, is working with New Zealand Red Cross to assist foreign nationals in New Zealand who are experiencing serious hardship as a result of COVID-19. From 1 July 2020, eligible people can apply for in-kind ... More >>

Summary Of Public Feedback On Online Gambling Review Released

Friday, 26 June 2020, 12:28 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has today released a summary of the submissions received during consultation on online gambling in New Zealand. A discussion document was released in July 2019 which sought New Zealanders’ views on a future regulatory ... More >>

Anton Killin named as Lilburn Research Fellow 2021

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 1:30 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Alexander Turnbull Library and the Lilburn Trust are delighted to announce that Dr Anton Killin has been awarded the prestigious Lilburn Research Fellowship for 2021. More >>

Man Sentenced To Six Months Community Detention For Falsifying Birth Record

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 12:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

An Auckland man has been sentenced to six months community detention, 40 hours community work, and 12 months supervision for knowingly submitting a false statement to obtain a birth record, following a prosecution by Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal ... More >>

Internal Affairs Warns Of Potential Citizenship Scam Website

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 12:15 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs, warns people applying for New Zealand citizenship against using unofficial websites after receiving complaints about a rogue website. “The only official website to apply for New Zealand citizenship ... More >>

Gambling Regulator Keeps Watch As Taverns Open Under Alert Level 2

Friday, 22 May 2020, 11:09 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs’ Gambling Regulator is keeping a close watch on the pokie sector as taverns with pokie machines start lawfully operating gambling under Alert Level 2. Chris Thornborough, Programme Manager with the Gambling Regulator, ... More >>

Office Of Ethnic Communities Celebrates United Vision Of Aotearoa

Monday, 18 May 2020, 11:21 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A speech about looking to the past to face the future has won the Office of Ethnic Communities Tohu Whetumatarau Award for Vision at the national Race Unity Speech Awards. Ondre Hapuku-Lambert from Karamu High School in Hawkes Bay was awarded the ... More >>

Voter Turnout And Representation Of Women In The 2019 Local Authority Elections

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 11:56 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

Since 1959, the Department of Internal Affairs (the Department) has compiled and released information on local authority elections (local elections). The 2019 local elections statistics cover the election of mayors, city and district councillors, ... More >>

Turnbull Library Makes Iconic Score Of Overture: Aotearoa Available Online

Friday, 1 May 2020, 1:21 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The original score of Douglas Lilburn’s Overture: Aotearoa has been digitised and is now available online, in celebration of its 80th anniversary and the twentieth year of New Zealand Music Month. “In recognition of these anniversaries and to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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