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Ombudsman releases latest OIA data

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Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released the latest data on OIA complaints received and completed by his Office.


The Office received 673 OIA complaints in the last six months of 2017. Four hundred and seven complaints came from private individuals and 138 from media organisations.  

Peter Boshier said the performance of the OIA was one of the reasons New Zealand continues to lead the Transparency International Perceptions of Corruption Index.

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