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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.
Aircraft landing limits in Fiordland National Park
Tue 24 Apr 2018
Ombudsman Leo Donnelly today released his Final Opinion concerning aircraft landing limits for Ngapunatoru Plateau in Fiordland National Park.
Operation Burnham: Final Opinion released
Mon 9 Apr 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier today released his Final Opinion on five complaints concerning the New Zealand Defence Force’s withholding of information related to Operation Burnham in Afghanistan in 2010.
Supporting better OIA practices
Fri 6 Apr 2018
The Chief Ombudsman has commenced four self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.
New guide – Publicly available information
Wed 4 Apr 2018
Read our new guide on the publicly available refusal grounds.
Report on follow-up inspection of Christchurch Women's Prison
Wed 4 Apr 2018
Chief Ombudsman releases OPCAT report on follow-up inspection of Christchurch Women's Prison.
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