The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation

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Get $10 off passport photos when you get your secure online ID

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

Until 29 Sep 2014. Conditions apply

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

Guidance for operators of R18 adult websites

What standards must operators of adult websites meet? Read our new “plain language” information sheet.

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Better Local Government

The Government’s programme for improving efficiency and effectiveness in local government is currently being enacted.

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Make a complaint about TXT spam

Forward your TXT spam complaints to our SPAM (7726) short code.

Complain about TXT spam

7726 SPAM - reporting spam is free and easy

Better Public Services - Result 10

The Result 10 measure gauges the overall transition of government transactions to the digital environment by measuring the progress of 10 ‘indicator’ transactions across eight agencies.

View our latest quarterly report

Result 10 percentage target - 70%