The Department of Internal Affairs

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Questions regarding your council or council services

This website is hosted and maintained by the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua, not your local authority. If you have any enquiries regarding your specific council, please contact them directly. An alphabetical list of all councils is available on our website.

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The head office of The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua is located at -

147 Lambton Quay
P O Box 805
Wellington 6140
New Zealand
Phone (04) 495-7200

If you know the name of the person you want to contact, you can email them at