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

Name

URL

Description

Internal Affairs - Te Tari Taiwhenua

www.dia.govt.nz

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

dia.hosting.staffcv.com/job-search-results

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

 

Internal Affairs services and information

Name

URL

Description

Births, deaths and marriages - Whanautanga, matenga, marenatanga

www.bdm.govt.nz

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

BDM online

www.bdmonline.dia.govt.nz

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

Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records

bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz

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

Charities Services

www.charities.govt.nz

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

www.communitymatters.govt.nz

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

Celebrants website

celebrants.dia.govt.nz

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

Censorship compliance

www.dia.govt.nz/Censorship-Compliance

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

Digital Child Exploitation Filtering System

dce.net.nz

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

www.dogsafety.govt.nz

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

Electronic Monitoring System

www.ems.govt.nz

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

End of Life Service - Te Hokinga ā Wairua

Endoflife.services.govt.nz

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

www.dia.govt.nz/gambling

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

Identity services online

http://www.identityservices.dia.govt.nz/

Authenticated users can login and add identity records

Identity theft - What is identity theft?

www.identity.govt.nz

Information for people who may have had their identity stolen.

Local Councils New Zealand

www.localcouncils.govt.nz

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

Passports - Uruwhenua Aotearoa

www.passports.govt.nz

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

www.stv.govt.nz

Explains Single Transferable Vote or STV voting system.

SmartStart

smartstart.services.govt.nz

Support information for new parents.

Spam compliance

www.spam.govt.nz

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

7726.govt.nz

Mobile website for lodging TXT spam complaints.

The Office of Ethnic Communities

www.ethniccommunities.govt.nz

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

www.translate.govt.nz

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

 

All-of-Government websites

Name

URL

Description

All Government

www.govt.nz

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

Beehive - The official website of the New Zealand Government

Beehive.govt.nz

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

canterbury.royalcommission.govt.nz

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

christchurchappealtrust.org.nz

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

www.cwp.govt.nz

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

Confidential Listening & Assistance Service

listening.govt.nz

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

Data online

www.data.govt.nz

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

Digital government

www.digital.govt.nz

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

see.govt.nz

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

www.gamblingcommission.govt.nz

Corporate information on the Gambling Commission.

Government inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

mentalhealth.inquiry.govt.nz

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

operationburnham.inquiry.govt.nz

Official website of the Inquiry into Operation Burnham

jobs.govt.nz

jobs.govt.nz

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

www.lgc.govt.nz

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

www.psi.govt.nz

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

pikeriver.royalcommission.govt.nz

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

Name

URL

Description

Archives New Zealand

archives.govt.nz

Archives New Zealand's primary website.

Archives New Zealand Library

https://library.dia.govt.nz

DIA's (internal) online library catalogue where you can search through our collection of books and periodicals concerning conservation, archiving and recordkeeping.

Archway

archway.archives.govt.nz

Archives New Zealand's online finding aid.

Audio Visual Archives

audiovisual.archives.govt.nz

Online finding aid for core National Film Unit (NFU) collection. Information on Archives New Zealand's preservation work and the history and life of the NFU.

Online regional exhibitions

gallery.archives.govt.nz

This website highlights items from the collections of Archives New Zealand. Currently galleries from the Christchurch and Dunedin Regional Offices are available through this gateway, with galleries from other Offices to be added in the future.

Public Records Act 2005 Audit Self-Assessment tool

audit.archives.govt.nz

Online self-assessment tool specifically for government agencies being audited by Archives New Zealand under section 33 of the Public Records Act 2005.

Records Toolkit www.records.archives.govt.nz Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

War Art

warart.archives.govt.nz

War Art Online provides access to digitised versions of the National War Art Collection, which is a diverse collection of about 1,500 artworks covering major conflicts involving New Zealanders from World War One onwards.

 

National Library websites

Name

URL

Description

National Library

www.natlib.govt.nz

Main website for the National Library of New Zealand. 

AnyQuestions

www.anyquestions.co.nz

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

atojs.natlib.govt.nz

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

digitalnz.org.nz

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

Kōtui - Aotearoa people's network kaharoa

kotui.org.nz

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

New Zealand Research Information Service

nzresearch.org.nz

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

paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

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

www.natlib.govt.nz/schools

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

Te Ao Hou

teaohou.natlib.govt.nz

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

Tiaki

tiaki.natlib.govt.nz

Online booking request, to access Alexander Turnbull collection items.

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

http://rsnz.natlib.govt.nz/

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.