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27/01/2023 -: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Announces the 2023 Winston Churchill Fellowships
25/01/2023 -: HART register now holds data for more than 3500 sperm and egg donors
12/01/2023 -: ‘King’ the top declined name in NZ for 14th year in a row
09/01/2023 -: Top baby names 2022
15/12/2022 -: Increase in scam complaints is reminder to stay careful online over the holidays
12/12/2022 -: Auckland man, 22, sentenced to 10 months home detention for the possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material
18/11/2022 -: Former publican found guilty after buying Audi with grant funding from pokies
17/11/2022 -: Hastings man sentenced to three and half years for child sexual exploitation material
04/11/2022 -: Formal warning to Openpay Pty Ltd for Anti-Money Laundering non-compliance
28/10/2022 -: Review proposes significant changes to strengthen local government system
20/10/2022 -: Lower Hutt man faces illegal gambling and money laundering charges
23/09/2022 -: Te Tari Taiwhenua and the Australian Federal Police celebrate cross-agency collaboration
22/09/2022 -: New website provides easy access to information about pokie grants distribution
21/09/2022 -: DIA pilots new Identity Check service to provide Kiwis with easier, more secure access to services
20/09/2022 -: Parliament to host public screening of State Memorial Service
20/09/2022 -: Ka hautūhia e te Pāremata he whakaaturanga tūmatanui o te Whakamaharatanga ā-Motu
09/09/2022 -: New Zealand passports still valid following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
06/09/2022 -: DIA strengthens international partnership to combat online child sexual exploitation and abuse
02/09/2022 -: Report recommends Crown resume collection of iwi data
22/08/2022 -: Internal Affairs to introduce new Civil Registration system in 2024
16/08/2022 -: Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust funding round now open
08/08/2022 -: Applications open for funded international study through Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships
26/07/2022 -: Former club treasurer in Whakatāne convicted and sentenced for misappropriation of pokie grant funds
21/07/2022 -: Bold changes signalled for Local Government
18/07/2022 -: Appeal dismissed in NZ’s first criminal prosecution under Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act
15/06/2022 -: Nelson man sentenced to 26 months imprisonment for possessing child sexual exploitation and bestiality material
13/06/2022 -: New Zealanders invited to kōrero about the future for local government
10/06/2022 -: Self-identification on birth certificates and registering gender for overseas born: consultation open
08/06/2022 -: New Zealand and Australia collaborate in fight against spam and scam messages
03/06/2022 -: DIA prosecutes two in relation to forged security ID

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