Office of the Ombudsman | May 11, 2018
How do we strike the right balance between enabling confidential consideration of free and frank advice, and enabling the public to access official information to support open government? Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier discusses in a new Victoria University Policy Quarterly article.
April 24, 2018
Ombudsman Leo Donnelly today released his Final Opinion concerning aircraft landing limits for Ngapunatoru Plateau in Fiordland National Park.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 9, 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier today released his Final Opinion on five complaints concerning the New Zealand Defence Force’s withholding of information related to Operation Burnham in Afghanistan in 2010.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 6, 2018
The Chief Ombudsman is seeking feedback from those who have recently requested information from four agencies as part of four self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 4, 2018
Read our new guide on the publicly available refusal grounds
April 4, 2018
Chief Ombudsman releases OPCAT report on follow-up inspection of Christchurch Women's Prison.
March 22, 2018
Chief Ombudsman releases OPCAT report for Arohata Upper Prison.
Office of the Ombudsman | March 1, 2018
Read our new guides on the ‘good government’ withholding grounds
February 27, 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released the latest data on OIA complaints received and completed by his Office.
December 18, 2017
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has today released his Final Opinion on a complaint about seclusion of a child at Miramar Central School.
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