The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation

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He Tohu opens 20 May 2017

The new permanent exhibition of founding constitutional documents opens soon.

Find out more about He Tohu

He Tohu - logo for the Archive Exhibition Project

Births, Deaths and Marriages now on

Information about Births, Deaths and Marriages is now easier to find, easier to use, on

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You can find Births, Deaths and Marriages information on

Apply for passports online now

You can now apply online for:

First time adult passports
Adult renewals
Child renewals

Find out how to apply online

Apply for or renew a New Zealand passport

Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

The Rates Rebate Scheme provides a subsidy to low-income homeowners on the cost of their rates.

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Are you eligible for a Rates Rebate?

10 year passports available in time for Christmas holidays