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Ombudsman confirms Callaghan Innovation investigation
Wed 24 Oct 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has confirmed he will conduct an investigation into the way Callaghan Innovation administers its Official Information Act requests.
Chief Ombudsman says Annual Report highlights significant progress
Wed 17 Oct 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Annual Report for 2017/2018.
Three new OIA/LGOIMA investigations underway – public feedback wanted
Tue 9 Oct 2018
The Chief Ombudsman has commenced three new self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.
Ombudsman releases four OIA practice reports
Thu 27 Sep 2018
Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, today released OIA compliance and practice reports on four government agencies.
Joint media statement: International Right to Know Day
Fri 21 Sep 2018
Australia and New Zealand’s Information Access Commissioners join together in support of International Right to Know Day, 28 September 2018.
Ombudsman releases latest OIA data
Wed 5 Sep 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier today released his latest Official Information Act data, which shows there has been a rise in the number of complaints received.
Chief Ombudsman calls for Whanganui Prison to urgently address inmate violence and intimidation
Tue 4 Sep 2018
The Chief Ombudsman's report has been tabled in Parliament this afternoon after his inspectors made a full, unannounced inspection of Whanganui Prison in February.
30 years of the OIA in NZ
Mon 1 Jul 2013
30 years ago today, on 1 July 1983, the Official Information Act (OIA) came into force.
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