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.
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 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.
Office of the Ombudsman | August 5, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published his findings on a case referred to during parliamentary question time last week.
July 26, 2019
Fourteen representatives from seven Pacific countries will undertake Ombudsman investigator training in Fiji next week.
July 25, 2019
Invercargill Prison is now cleaner, tidier and in better repair than it was three years ago, and general living conditions for most prisoners have improved.
July 24, 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has completed his investigation into the way the Treasury works with Official Information Act requests.
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