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Hawke’s Bay prisoners’ conditions and treatment improving
Tue 30 Apr 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.
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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