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The Department of Internal Affairs

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Get $10 off passport photos

Simply apply online for a verified RealMe account and bring your application number to a participating PostShop when you get your passport photo taken. Ends Sat 28 Feb 2015.

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Get $10 off passport photos when you get your secure online ID at the same time

Proposed changes for Wellington councils

The Local Government Commission has proposed changes to the structure of Wellington councils. Submissions close 2 March 2015.

Find out more or make a submission

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Make a complaint about TXT spam

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Submissions sought on property rules

Submissions are sought from the public on property regulations and local rules that don’t make sense.

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