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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.
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.
Chief Ombudsman releases opinion on Auckland Council complaint
Wed 25 Jul 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has asked Auckland Council to apologise to Radio New Zealand over the way the Council dealt with a request for official information.
Chief Ombudsman welcomes Christchurch City Council information release
Thu 5 Jul 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has welcomed today’s decision by the Christchurch City Council to release the information regarding the cost of the digital touch-wall in its new library.
Final Opinion on Ruru School seclusion complaint
Thu 16 Nov 2017
The Chief Ombudsman has released his Final Opinion on the complaint concerning seclusion of a child at Ruru Specialist School.
PrivacyLive lunchtime forum
Fri 22 Sep 2017
A lively panel discussion on Right to Know Day, Thursday 28 September, will highlight New Zealanders' rights to access government information and personal information about themselves.
New Zealand and Australia unite for Right to Know
Thu 21 Sep 2017
Right to Know Day on 28 September highlights your right to access personal and official information.
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