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Ombudsman releases latest LGOIMA practice investigations

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Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released two more investigations into how local authorities work with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA).

Tasman District and Greater Wellington Regional Councils are the latest to come under the microscope.

"At each Council I found a positive culture and attitude toward open information, good technical knowledge of the LGOIMA, and overall good quality and timeliness in their responses', Mr Boshier said.

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