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Ombudsman releases first LGOIMA investigation report
Thu 20 Jun 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published the results of his first investigation into how our local authorities are working with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA).
Chief Ombudsman to conduct wide-ranging investigation into the removal of newborn babies
Wed 19 Jun 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is conducting his own wide-ranging and independent investigation into the steps Oranga Tamariki takes when newborn babies are removed.
Chief Ombudsman issues findings on access to National Stadium reports by Auckland Councillors
Mon 19 Nov 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says a decision to impose conditions on Auckland Councillors gaining full access to two reports on the proposed National Stadium was justified.
Horowhenua District Council urged to apologise over emailing blocking
Mon 12 Nov 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has recommended the Horowhenua District Council apologise to the Mayor Michael Feyen and four others for blocking their emails.
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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