Department of Internal Affairs



The DIA is a strong organisation with a proud history and an exciting future. Within DIA 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.

A recognised leader in public service, DIA is 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. The Chief Executive also holds the title of Government Chief Information Officer to make sure that the public sector makes the best of digital technology to improve services for New Zealanders.