Office of the Ombudsman | June 19, 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is conducting his own wide-ranging and independent investigation into the steps Oranga Tamariki takes when newborn babies are removed.
Office of the Ombudsman | June 11, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman has published a new guide on parliamentary privilege and the OIA.
Office of the Ombudsman | May 23, 2019
We’re helping with research by the University of Newcastle Australia into the benefits of good complaints-handling in public sector organisations.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 30, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison has made significant progress towards improving prisoners’ safety but has been slow to improve conditions for remand and at risk prisoners. Mr Boshier has published his findings after an unannounced inspection of the prison in November last year.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 17, 2019
Public awareness of the Protected Disclosures Act (PDA) is very low, according to research undertaken on behalf of the Ombudsman.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 11, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman has published a new tranche of OIA guidance on the commercial withholding grounds and how to consult third parties before making a decision on an OIA request.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 9, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is welcoming the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people within the state care and youth justice system.
Office of the Ombudsman | March 26, 2019
Changes to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) which came into effect on 21 March 2019 have affected ‘working day’ calculations for LGOIMA.
Office of the Ombudsman | March 19, 2019
A message from the Chief Ombudsman regarding the events in Christchurch and potential agency delays.
Office of the Ombudsman | March 18, 2019
The Ministry of Justice is seeking submissions for a consultation on the OIA.
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