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Enemy Aliens - list of prisoners in Featherston and Somes [Islands camps]; list of Defence [Somes Island] files re prisoners of war (R21370683) 1920 - 1920

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R21370683 AAAB 449 W291 2 / k 29/51 Text



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449
Multiple number subject files more detail…

EX 29/ files which comprise files on individual aliens and on aliens administration.

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1920 - 1948

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
AAAB
Department of Justice - Aliens Registration Branch more detail…

The Aliens Registration Branch was established by the Department of Justice to administer the permanent registration of aliens as per the Aliens Act 1948.


c.1958 - 1960
AAAP
Department of Island Territories, Head Office more detail…

The Department of Island Territories had responsibility for New Zealand dependencies and mandated territories such as Western Samoa, the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau.


1943 - unknown
AAAK
Department of External Affairs more detail…


Responsible for the administration of New Zealand dependencies, in particular the government of Western Samoa. Cook Island Affairs were also administered by External Affairs staff, acting under the authority of the Minister for the Cook Islands and presented accounts to the House of Representatives under the name 'Cook Islands Department'.



1920 - 1943
AAEG
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head Office more detail…


Initially created to make better provision for the administration of New Zealand's external affairs, including establishing posts in the capital cities of allied countries in World War II. The responsibilities of the department expanded to include wide-spread international and trade relations, administration of New Zealand's Pacific Island affairs, and ultimately centralised administration of New Zealand's Overseas Service.



1943 - unknown
AAAJ
New Zealand Police, National Headquarters more detail…


The New Zealand Police carried out functions such as keeping the peace, maintaining public safety, law enforcement, crime prevention, community support and reassurance, national security, and emergency management.



1948? - c.1958

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Date Approved: 20/01/2021