The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

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The Department of Internal Affairs assists in the organisation of Friday 25 April commemorations

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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.

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Result 10 percentage target - 70%

Better Local Government

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

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Get your historic newspapers here, at the National Library of New Zealand's Papers Past website.

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Editions of the New Zealand Herald and the Auckland Star to August  1945 have now been added to the more than three million pages of New Zealand newspapers available on the National Library’s popular Papers Past website