About Internal Affairs

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Welcome to the Department

The Department of Internal Affairs serves and connects people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation.

ko tā te Tari Taiwhenua he whakarato me te hono i ngā iwi, ngā hapori me te kāwanatanga ki te hanga motu haumaru, tōnui, whai mana hoki.

View the structure of Internal Affairs

Contracts and tenders

Contracts and tenders awarded by the Department of Internal Affairs are posted at: Government Electronic Tender Services

Gender pay gap action plan

View or download the Department of Internal Affairs Gender pay gap action plan 2021-2022

Customer experience survey

To understand whether New Zealanders are satisfied with our services, each year the Department carries out a Customer Experience Survey.