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Auckland South Corrections Facility let down by its staffing issues
Wed 20 Feb 2019
The Chief Ombudsman says staff shortages at one of New Zealand’s largest prisons are causing prisoners to spend extended periods of time locked in their cells and prisoners’ rehabilitation needs are not being met.
Chief Ombudsman commences two investigations into the Ministry of Health and its services for people with intellectual disabilities
Thu 14 Feb 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has launched investigations into the Ministry of Health’s oversight of facilities and services for intellectually disabled people with high and complex needs.
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.
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