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Te Tari Taiwhenua


  • manage passports, citizenship, name changes, and birth, death, marriage and civil union registration and certificates
  • give grants
  • enforce the law on anti-spam, censorship, gambling, anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism
  • support charities
  • support local government
  • link ethnic communities with government
  • store and manage the nation's archives and library collections
  • lead government's ICT strategy.




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