October 25, 2017
The Ombudsman's Annual Report for 2016/17 shows the Office having a greater impact in more areas and on more lives.
September 22, 2017
We're here to protect your right to know.
September 21, 2017
Right to Know Day on 28 September highlights your right to access personal and official information.
March 1, 2017
Chief Ombudsman publishes report on use of restraint in prisons.
January 31, 2017
The Chief Ombudsman and SSC release first statistics on OIA requests and complaints.
December 2, 2016
The New Zealand Ombudsman joins with Australian Ombudsmen and Information Commissioners to mark the 250th anniversary of the world's first freedom of information law in Sweden.
October 20, 2016
The Ombudsman's Annual Report was tabled in Parliament today. You can view the Annual Report here.
October 14, 2016
The Chief Ombudsman is initiating an investigation into the use of seclusion rooms in schools, following allegations that locked seclusion rooms have been used in two primary schools to restrain children with autism.
October 7, 2016
We have today published a media release on the reports by the Department of Corrections into organised fighting and access to contraband at Mt Eden Corrections Facility.
May 4, 2016
We have today published a media release on a decision by the Department of Corrections to undertake a case review of the management of a prisoner at Auckland’s maximum security prison.
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