June 27, 2019
The Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier has released his report of a follow up inspection of Otago Corrections Facility (OCF).
June 25, 2019
To inform a new report on the state of disability rights in Aotearoa New Zealand, we’re inviting you to participate in hui around the country, and share your experiences in an online survey.
Office of the Ombudsman | June 20, 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published the results of his first investigation into how our local authorities are working with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA).
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 | June 4, 2019
The Autumn 2019 edition of the Ombudsman Quarterly Review is here now.
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.
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