October 3, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says too many New Zealanders are unaware of their rights to request information from Ministers, government agencies and Councils.
September 26, 2019
Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen from across Australia and New Zealand are urging government agencies to do more to make information available for the benefit of citizens.
September 12, 2019
Unannounced inspection finds a safe, well-managed prison that has a clear sense of purpose and strives for continuous improvement.
September 4, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his latest OIA data, and, for the first time, the equivalent data for the LGOIMA.
September 2, 2019
Our quarterly digest of news from the Office.
August 20, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says the Northland Regional Corrections Facility is persisting with policies that are preventing it from achieving its full potential.
Mr Boshier has tabled his latest report in Parliament on an unannounced inspection of the Prison conducted in February 2019.
August 14, 2019
With our Independent Monitoring Mechanism partners, we have just finished gathering your input on the state of disability rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.
August 8, 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published his report into Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) compliance and practice at New Zealand's largest local authority.
August 7, 2019
Today the Chief Ombudsman published a new guide for agencies on whistle-blowing, and his submission to the State Services Commission consultation on the Protected Disclosures Act (PDA).
August 7, 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published his report into Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) compliance and practice at Far North District Council.
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