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  • Free and frank advice and the Official Information Act

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    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.
  • 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.
  • 30 years of the OIA in NZ

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    30 years ago today, on 1 July 1983, the Official Information Act (OIA) came into force.