Office of the Ombudsman | July 25, 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has asked Auckland Council to apologise to Radio New Zealand over the way the Council dealt with a request for official information.
Office of the Ombudsman | July 5, 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has welcomed today’s decision by the Christchurch City Council to release the information regarding the cost of the digital touch-wall in its new library.
Office of the Ombudsman | June 14, 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is to conduct a formal investigation into two complaints from Auckland Councillors about the release of the central city stadium reports.
Office of the Ombudsman | June 6, 2018
The Office of the Ombudsman will soon be monitoring the treatment of patients in privately run aged care facilities and detainees in court cells, which amounts to a major expansion of the Office's work and mandate.
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.
April 4, 2018
Chief Ombudsman releases OPCAT report on follow-up inspection of Christchurch Women's Prison.
Office of the Ombudsman | April 4, 2018
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