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DIA better New Zealand poster imageInternal Affairs is a strong organisation with a proud history and an exciting future. Within Internal Affairs you will discover a large range of functions and plenty of challenging work. Our staff are highly talented people who work in areas as diverse as citizenship, censorship, and cataloguing.

The Department is a recognised leader in public service - known for innovation, essential to New Zealand, and trusted to deliver. It serves and connects people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation (see our purpose and principles).

Our staff enjoy a positive working environment and a great range of benefits.

Check out what our people say about working here. Find out more about our organisational structure.

Please note: All applicants must be legally entitled to work within New Zealand prior to being confirmed into a position.

We are currently transitioning to a new career website. For the interim you can view our current vacancies on NZ Government Jobs (please note that you will have to filter the 'Employer' search to be Department of Internal Affairs).

View our current vacancies (jobs.govt.nz)

Please note: All applicants must be legally entitled to work within New Zealand prior to being confirmed into a position.