communitymatters.govt.nz

Helping New Zealand build strong communities

 

Contact us Whakapā mai

To email known individual staff anywhere in the country: firstname.lastname@dia.govt.nz. or email us at community.matters@dia.govt.nz

If you wish to make a complaint to the Department of Internal Affairs, please see our Customer Service Complaints Policy.

For all other enquiries contact us on freephone 0800 824 824 (in New Zealand only) between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am and 5pm Friday. 

National Office:

The Department of Internal Affairs
147 Lambton Quay
WELLINGTON 6011
PO Box 805
WELLINGTON 6140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Email: community.matters@dia.govt.nz
 
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Regional Offices

North Island

Kaitaia
Whangarei
Auckland/Manukau
Hamilton
Rotorua
Gisborne
New Plymouth
Napier
Palmerston North
Wellington

 

South Island

Nelson
Greymouth
Christchurch
Dunedin
Invercargill
Chatham Islands

 

 

 

Regional OfficeContact details

Kaitaia

The Department of Internal Affairs
36-38 Matthews Ave
KATAIA 0410
PO Box 257
KAITAIA 0441
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (09) 408 6677
Fax: (09) 408 0923
 
Whangarei
The Department of Internal Affairs
41 Rathbone Street, Manaia House
WHANGAREI 0110
PO Box 1755
WHANGAREI 0140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (09) 430 2205
Fax: (09) 430 2209
 
Auckland/Manukau
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 1
20-24 Lambie Drive
MANUKAU CITY 2104
PO Box 76 451
MANUKAU 2241
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (09) 362 5188
Fax: (09) 362 5191
 
Hamilton
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 2, 410 Victoria Street
HAMILTON 3204
PO Box 19 230
HAMILTON 3244
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (07) 839 9960
Fax: (07) 839 9955
 
Rotorua
The Department of Internal Affairs
Ground Level, 1199 Fenton Street, Rotorua
ROTORUA 3010
Private Bag 3041
ROTORUA 3046
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (07) 343 1680
Fax: (07) 343 1689
 
Gisborne
The Department of Internal Affairs
42 Grey Street
GISBORNE 4010
PO Box 254
GISBORNE 4040
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (06) 868 1915
Fax: (06) 868 1964
 
New Plymouth The Department of Internal Affairs
465 Devon Street East
Strandon
NEW PLYMOUTH 4312
PO Box 331
NEW PLYMOUTH 4340
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (06) 759 8246
Fax: (06) 759 8094
 
 Napier
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 1
PriceWaterhouseCoopers Building
Cnr Raffles & Munroe Streets
NAPIER 4110
PO Box 1042
NAPIER 4140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (06) 834 1350
Fax: (06) 834 1274
 
Palmerston North
The Department of Internal Affairs
Cnr Main Street and The Square
PALMERSTON NORTH 4410
PO Box 247
PALMERSTON NORTH 4440
Office hours: (Monday 11:30am-2pm, Tuesday to Friday 10am-2pm)
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (06) 355 8088
Fax: (06) 355 8084
 
Wellington
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 1 Bloomfield House 46-50 Bloomfield Terrace
LOWER HUTT 5010
PO Box 30 454
LOWER HUTT 5040
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph (04) 570 5386
Email:  wellingtondiafunding@dia.govt.nz
 
Nelson
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 5 Civic House Trafalgar Street
NELSON 7010
PO Box 4033
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (03) 546 0904
Email: nelsondiafunding@dia.govt.nz
 
Office visits by appointment
 
Greymouth
The Department of Internal Affairs
Blanchfield House Cnr Albert and Guinness Street
GREYMOUTH 7805
PO Box 4033
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (03) 768 1001
Email: greymouthdiafunding@dia.govt.nz

Office visits by appointment
 
Christchurch
The Department of Internal Affairs
PO Box 4033
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (03) 339 5538    
Email: christchurchdiafunding@dia.govt.nz
Office visits by appointment - please just call us to arrange a time
 
Dunedin
The Department of Internal Affairs
Level 5, Philip Laing House 144 Rattray Street
DUNEDIN 9016
Po Box 583
DUNEDIN 9054
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (03) 479 6515
 
Invercargill
The Department of Internal Affairs
Oterewa House, 45 Yarrow Street
INVERCARGILL 9810
PO Box 501
INVERCARGILL 9840
Freephone: 0800 824 824 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 9am-5pm)
Ph: (03) 479 6515
Fax: (03) 218 6411