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Monday, 24 September 2012
News 3:17PM
Daylight saving starts this weekend

New Zealand daylight saving begins next Sunday, 30 September 2012, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am.

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Friday, 7 September 2012
Internet 3:32PM
Spammers hijack NZ company identities

Foreign spammers are hijacking New Zealand finance company identities in offering jobs for payment protection agents, Internal Affairs warned today.

346 views

Friday, 27 July 2012
Gambling 8:47PM
Gaming machines down, expenditure up

Figures released by the Department of Internal Affairs show that in the year ended 30 June 2012 the number of gaming machines in the country’s 1400 pubs and clubs decreased by 366 or 2 per cent from 18,309 to 17,943, venues declined by 1.5 per cent from 1421 to 1400 and there were 361 licence holders compared with 364 a year earlier.

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Gambling 8:48AM
Gaming machines shut down

Gaming machines operated by Grassroots Trust in 21 pubs* will shut down for 16 days after the society failed to comply with gambling laws.

729 views

Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Crime 8:51PM
International operation targets child sexual abuse traders

  A global operation sparked by the Department of Internal Affairs and spanning 20 countries has targeted 55 key suspects in the worldwide distribution of child sexual abuse pictures.

340 views

Friday, 27 April 2012
Gambling 10:38AM
Pokie expenditure drops in first quarter

Gaming machine expenditure in the country’s 1400 pubs and clubs in the first three months of 2012 was almost 8 per cent down on the last three months of 2011, continuing the trend that occurs over summer.

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Tuesday, 27 March 2012
News 8:13AM
Reminder: Daylight saving ends on Sunday

New Zealand Daylight Saving will end next Sunday, 1 April 2012, when 3.00am becomes 2.00am.

288 views

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Crime 1:45PM
Pending prosecution was no deterrent to continued offending

AUCKLAND — A 26-year-old unemployed man continued to distribute objectionable pictures on the Internet even though he knew he was facing two other prosecutions.

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Friday, 11 November 2011
Gambling 7:58AM
Charges laid over gambling society grant

NAPIER — Two Hawke's Bay men appeared in the Napier District Court [yesterday] on fraud charges laid by the Department of Internal Affairs over a gaming machine grant paid by Hastings-based gambling society, the Infinity Foundation Limited, to a Napier organisation in May 2009.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2011
News 4:09PM
Faxes now captured by anti-spam law

From tomorrow (20 October) unsolicited commercial faxes will count as spam.

276 views

Wednesday, 5 October 2011
Gambling 3:00PM
Pokie operator bows out

DUNEDIN — Dunedin-based gambling society, Caversham Foundation Limited, has surrendered its gaming machine operator's licence.

348 views

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
News 9:16AM
Reminder: Daylight saving starts this weekend

New Zealand daylight saving begins next Sunday, 25 September 2011, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am.

309 views

Wednesday, 14 September 2011
Internet 4:21PM
More High Court action against alleged spammer

The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is taking further High Court action against an alleged spammer, seeking financial penalties of $200,000 against the company principal and $500,000 against his company.

288 views

Friday, 9 September 2011
Gambling 9:35AM
Running a RWC sweepstake?

With the Rugby World Cup tournament about to kick off the Department of Internal Affairs has issued a reminder about the rules for running a sweep.

521 views

Monday, 5 September 2011
News 6:08PM
Watch the time, rugby fans!

Fans attending or watching a television broadcast of three Rugby World Cup matches on Sunday 25 September could miss the kickoff if they forget to adjust their watches the night before.

328 views

Thursday, 1 September 2011
Finance 12:14PM
New anti-money laundering code sets standard for customer ID checks

Customers of financial institutions and casinos can expect more stringent identity checks in the lead up to 30 June 2013 when anti-money laundering legislation comes fully into force.

315 views

Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Gambling 2:49PM
Department swoops on illegal poker

Gambling Inspectors from Internal Affairs and Police Officers uncovered a potentially illegal poker tournament being run at a Hamilton tavern on Sunday afternoon (24.07.2011).

343 views

Monday, 25 July 2011
Gambling 12:15PM
Gaming machine spend lifts again

475 views

Friday, 22 July 2011
Crime 1:01PM
Beware of RWC scams

The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is warning the public to be vigilant when opening emails or SMS messages during the run-up to the Rugby World Cup 2011.

377 views

Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Internet 9:53AM
Impact of anti-spam law being surveyed

Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is conducting a survey to gauge the impact of the four-year-old Unsolicited Electronic Messages (UEM) Act and incoming spam on New Zealand businesses and individuals.

275 views

Friday, 24 June 2011
Fire 2:48PM
Fire Service congratulated on Public Sector excellence awards

Minister of Internal Affairs Nathan Guy has congratulated the New Zealand Fire Service for their awards at the IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards last night.

301 views

Business 1:39PM
Migrant businesswomen blaze an inspirational trail

As a refugee from Burundi, Odetta Ntezicimpa, spent five years in refugee camps before arriving in New Zealand, fluent in three languages but finding English a struggle.

352 views

Thursday, 9 June 2011
Gambling 11:38AM
Dunne welcomes gambling services value-for-money review

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed a Health Ministry Value-for-Money Review of problem gambling services that found they were innovative, well designed and with good coverage of the most at-risk groups.

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Thursday, 26 May 2011
Books 5:52PM
Nomination deadline for new Poet Laureate

Nominations for one of the most prestigious honours in New Zealand literature, the post of New Zealand Poet Laureate are due at the National Library by June 17.

312 views

Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Internet 4:07PM
Anti-Spam team joins Twitter

  The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit has established a Twitter profile – AntiSpamInfoNZ – to alert the public and New Zealand businesses to the latest scams and inform them of its work.

310 views

Friday, 29 April 2011
Internet 9:15AM
PlayStation scam warning

  The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is warning people they could be targeted by scammers following the theft of personal details on Sony’s PlayStation Network by hackers.

549 views

Wednesday, 27 April 2011
Gambling 5:29PM
Gaming machine expenditure spend lifts

Gaming machine expenditure in the country’s 1400 pubs and clubs has staged a small recovery in the first three months of 2011 compared with the same time last year.

374 views

Tuesday, 19 April 2011
News 12:37PM
Ethnic Affairs Conference: Increasing visibility

A major ethnic affairs conference in Wellington will discuss ways in which ethnic people can improve their chance of being heard by decision makers and increase their sustainability in to the future.

274 views

Monday, 28 March 2011
News 12:53PM
Daylight saving ends on Sunday

New Zealand Daylight Saving will end next Sunday 3 April 2011 when 3.00am becomes 2.00am.

256 views

Friday, 18 February 2011
Court 8:31AM
High Court action against alleged spammer

The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is again taking High Court action against an alleged spammer, seeking financial penalties of $200,000 against the company principal and $500,000 against his company.

327 views



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