Our websites

We maintain and administer a wide range of websites that include public information, independent agency and all-of-government websites.

See also: Our social media sites

Corporate information




Internal Affairs - Te Tari Taiwhenua


Information about the work of the Department of Internal Affairs and its principal services via the web. This multi-agency website includes direct URLs to many services sections.

Current vacancies


List of job vacancies at Internal Affairs (sign in to apply).


Internal Affairs services and information




Births, deaths and marriages - Whanautanga, matenga, marenatanga


All BDM service information is now part of www.govt.nz.

BDM online


Acts as a landing page for historical and non-historical records. Includes the non-historical section where users can login via RealMe and order records.

Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records


This site allows users to search and order historical records without being issued with an RealMe ID.

Charities Services


Information website for Charities Services, giving the public an overview of its role. Includes the Charities register, where charities can register, view and update their details.

Community Matters


Lottery Grants distribution committee and Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) grants can be applied for from this website.

Celebrants website


How to locate and contact official Marriage and/or Civil Union Celebrants.

Censorship compliance


Enforcement of censorship regulation. Presents information about what the agency does.

Digital Child Exploitation Filtering System


An internet and website filtering system to block websites that host child sexual abuse images made available voluntarily to New Zealand Internet Service Providers (ISPs).  

Dog Safety


This is an information sharing resource on how to be safe around dogs.

Electronic Monitoring System


Information about the part of the gambling compliance service that regulates pokie machines.

End of Life Service - Te Hokinga ā Wairua


Cross-agency services and information related to the death of a loved one, and to help you create and share a personalised plan of what you want to happen when you die.

Financial Integrity (anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism) www.dia.govt.nz/Anti-money-laundering-and-countering-financing-of-terrorism Information for the Department's reporting entities under the AML/CFT regime.

Gambling compliance


Administer and enforce casino and non-casino gambling regulation in New Zealand.

Identity services online


Authenticated users can login and add identity records

Identity theft - What is identity theft?


Information for people who may have had their identity stolen.

Local Councils New Zealand


This website is aimed at providing more accessible information for people to participate in their local processes.

Passports - Uruwhenua Aotearoa


Public information website about New Zealand passports.

Rates Rebate Scheme

(This information is now located at: Getting a rates rebate on www.govt.nz) 

Informational site for people that want to find out about the rates rebate scheme

Single Transferable Vote


Explains Single Transferable Vote or STV voting system.



Support information for new parents.

Spam compliance


The Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (the Act) prohibits electronic spam with a New Zealand link (i.e. messages sent to, from, or within New Zealand). The Act refers to spam as 'unsolicited commercial electronic messages'.

Spam Mobi Site


Mobile website for lodging TXT spam complaints.

The Office of Ethnic Communities


This website celebrates New Zealand and its ethnic communities. Ethnic people and their families are part of New Zealand's national identity and support our nation's economic transformation.

Translation Service - Te Putahi Whakawhiti Reo


The Translation Service provides professional translation services to businesses, central and local government, education providers and private individuals.


All-of-Government websites




All Government


Directory and search across all of the New Zealand government agencies and services.

Beehive - The official website of the New Zealand Government


This web site is the main portal used by the Government of the day to communicate with the Public.  It is of particular interest to reporters and politically minded people.

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission - Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha


The Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission of inquiry on the causes of building failure as a result of the earthquakes. The inquiry reported in November 2012.

Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust


The information on this site is provided to help people learn about the function of the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust, its role in the ongoing recovery effort for the Canterbury region and to provide details of how the money raised by the appeal is being spent.

Common web platform


Information about the Common Web Platform, all-of-government website product, and guidance for those that are using it.

Confidential Listening & Assistance Service


A forum for people who have concerns about their time in state care prior to 1992.

Data online


Directory of publicly-available, non-personal New Zealand government held datasets.

Digital government


Online source of information, tools and guidance to support digital transformation across the public sector, including Web Standards and the Government domain name (.govt.nz) registrar

E-government Shared Workspace Logon


148 live workspaces. There are more than 7,000 active users who authenticate via the igovt logon service from any computer.  Membership is not limited to Public Sector employees, i.e. there are a great number of independent contractors or private organisation employees

Gambling Commission


Corporate information on the Gambling Commission.

Government inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction


This website is the space for the panel members to engage with the public in response to widespread concern about mental health and addiction services in the mental health sector and the broader community

Inquiry into Operation Burnham


Official website of the Inquiry into Operation Burnham



The purpose of the website is to provide job seekers with access to job vacancies available within the New Zealand State Sector.

Local Government Commission


The Local Government Commission is an independent statutory body. They make decisions on the structure and representation requirements of local government in New Zealand.

Marketplace - Pae Hokohoko marketplace.govt.nz Allows businesses to offer their products and services directly to New Zealand government agencies.
New Zealand Gazette - Te Kahiti o Aotearoa www.gazette.govt.nz The official newspaper of the New Zealand Government.  It is divided into commercial and government notices, covering business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer notices, departmental and parliamentary notices.

Public Sector Intranet


The Public Sector Intranet (PSI) is the easiest and most cost effective way to communicate across all agencies in the NZ public sector. It consists of a secure website that only government employees may use and contribute to, and purpose-built tools for sharing our work-related information.

RealMe www.realme.govt.nz This website for the RealMe identity verification service. It provides information about the services and contact details if help is required.
Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care www.abuseincare.org.nz Public information about this inquiry into peoples’ stories and experiences in state care with the aim of examining ways to stop further abuse.
Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques https://christchurchattack.royalcommission.nz Home of the Royal Commission investigating events relating to the attacks on 15 March 2019, including the performance of State sector agencies.

Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy


The inquiry will examine and report on the causes of the explosions at the mine and subsequent loss of life, and all aspects of the safety regulatory regime and rescue operations at the mine.


Archives New Zealand websites




Archives New Zealand


Archives New Zealand's primary website.



Archives New Zealand's online finding aid.


National Library websites




National Library


Main website for the National Library of New Zealand. 



AnyQuestions is a service for New Zealand children to get help with homework questions from librarians.

Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives


Collaborative digitisation venture funded by National Library and other organisations. Contains digitised reports from selected volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives.



DigitalNZ is a metadata aggregation service and provides public APIs for developers to interface with the service.

Kōtui - Aotearoa people's network kaharoa


A subscription based library management and resource service available to public libraries.

New Zealand Research Information Service


The NZ Research Information Service is a gateway to the open-access research documents produced at universities, polytechnics, and other research institutions throughout New Zealand.

Papers Past


Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes publications from all regions of New Zealand.

Services to schools


Online service channel for Services to Schools. Includes resources for teachers, blogs, online communities and professional development courses.

Te Ao Hou


Search and browse all issues of Te Ao Hou The New World magazine, published by the Maori Affairs Department in 1952 to 1976.



Online booking request, to access Alexander Turnbull collection items.

Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 1868 - 1961


Online version of one of New Zealand's most important research publications, particularly for science. Contributors to the Transactions include James Hector, William Colenso, Charles Fleming, Thomas Hocken, and Ernest Rutherford.