Ngā tino whakapā i roto i Te Tari Taiwhenua
Key contacts in the Department of Internal Affairs
Tumu WhakaraeCHIEF EXECUTIVE Paul James
- Secretary for Internal Affairs
- Secretary for Local Government
- Government Chief Digital Officer
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVEDIRECTOR (Acting) Kim Chambers
Supports the Chief Executive to lead the Department and undertake his leadership responsibilities across the public sector.
INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE SERVICES
Te Tāhuhu Iringa KōreroDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Peter Murray
Leads the IKS branch that is home to the National Library of New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, the Tāhuhu Programme and Ministerial Services and Secretariat Support.
POLICY, REGULATION AND COMMUNITIES
Toi HirangaDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Marilyn Little
Leads the PRC branch that provides policy advice and regulatory services, oversees the Local Government Commission, supports statutory inquiries, and manages private secretaries.
SERVICE DELIVERY AND OPERATIONS
Kāwai ki te IwiDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Maria Robertson
Leads the SDO branch that provides public-facing life event and identity services for New Zealanders and oversees the regulatory role across the charitable sector and community operations.
CENTRAL/LOCAL GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIPSDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE (Acting) Michael Lovett
Leads CLGP that provides capability and network intelligence to support a range of activities across central government agencies that interface with local government.
ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY AND PERFORMANCE
Te UrungiDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Karl Le Quesne
Leads the OSP branch that supports to the Chief Executive and Leadership Team on organisational strategy and performance, legal services, risk and assurance, and Māori Crown relations.
DIGITAL PUBLIC SERVICE
Te Kōtui WhitiwhitiDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Ann-Marie Cavanagh
Leads the DPS branch that works with Government and others to ensure that New Zealanders have a better digital experience of Government.
OFFICE OF THE ETHNIC COMMUNITIES
Te Tari MatawakaEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Anusher Guler
Leads OEC which advises Government on ethnic diversity in New Zealand, and provides information, advice and services to, and for, ethnic communities.
ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITY AND SERVICES
Ngā Tohu RatongaDEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE Kate Wareham
Leads the OCS branch that provides corporate support functions to other business groups in the Department (including statutory enquiries).